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A076912 Number of degree-n rational curves on a general quintic. 4
5, 2875, 609250, 317206375, 242467530000, 229305888887625, 248249742118022000, 295091050570845659250, 375632160937476603550000, 503840510416985243645106250 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)



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Ellingsrud, Geir and Stromme, Stein Arild, The number of twisted cubic curves on the general quintic threefold (preliminary version). In Essays on Mirror Manifolds, 181-222, Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992.


Table of n, a(n) for n=0..9.

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Geir Ellingsrud and Stein Arild Stromme, The number of twisted cubic curves on the general quintic threefold, Math. Scand. 76 (1995), no. 1, 5-34.

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Steven R. Finch, Enumerative geometry, February 24, 2014. [Cached copy, with permission of the author]

Trygve Johnsen and Steven L. Kleiman, Rational curves of degree at most 9 on a general quintic threefold, arXiv:alg-geom/9510015, 1995-1996.

Trygve Johnsen and Steven L. Kleiman, Toward Clemens' Conjecture in degrees between 10 and 24, arXiv:alg-geom/9601024, 1996.

B. Mazur, Perturbations, deformations and variations (and "near-misses") in geometry, physics, and number theory, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc., 41 (2004), 307-336.

David R. Morrison, Mathematical Aspects of Mirror Symmetry, arXiv:alg-geom/9609021, 1996; in Complex Algebraic Geometry (J. Kollár, ed.), IAS/Park City Math. Series, vol. 3, 1997, pp. 265-340.

R. Pandharipande, Rational curves on hypersurfaces (after A. Givental), Séminaire Bourbaki, Vol. 1997/98. Astérisque No. 252 (1998), Exp. No. 848, 5, 307-340.

Shing-Tung Yau and Steve Nadis, String Theory and the Geometry of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions, Notices Amer. Math. Soc., 58 (Sep 2011), 1067-1076.


a(1) = 2875 = number of lines in the quintic.


Coincides with A060041 for n <= 9, but possibly not for n = 10. Cf. A060345, A076913.

Sequence in context: A274527 A258980 A096934 * A060041 A199878 A076908

Adjacent sequences:  A076909 A076910 A076911 * A076913 A076914 A076915




N. J. A. Sloane, Nov 28 2002



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