David Ishii Smyth
Senior Lecturer
Mathematical Sciences Institute
Australian National University
Canberra, ACT 0200,
Australia
Phone: (612) 6125 4233
Fax: (612) 6125 4984
david dot
smyth at anu dot edu dot au
My area of research is algebraic geometry, especially algebraic curves, singularities,
and moduli theory. (CV)
 Honours Supervision

Eloise Hamilton, 2015,
Moduli Spaces for Singular Curves (pdf)

Rory Judith, 2015, The Singular Locus of Perm_4

Ben Lim, 2014, Moduli Functors, GIT and Semistability of the Gradient Morphism for Ternary Forms
 Masters Supervision

Tsuyoshi Nakano, 2015, Section Rings of Curves and Surfaces
 Papers

Second Flip in the HassettKeel Program: A local description.
(with J. Alper, M. Fedorchuk, F. van der Wyck)
Compositio Mathematica, to appear (2016), 37pp.

Second Flip in the HassettKeel Program: Existence of good moduli spaces.
(with J. Alper and M. Fedorchuk)
Compositio Mathematica, to appear (2016), 27pp.

Second Flip in the HassettKeel Program: Projectivity.
(with J. Alper and M. Fedorchuk)
International Mathematics Research Notices, to appear (2016), 33pp.

Singularites with G_maction and the log minimal model program for M_{g}
(with J. Alper and M. Fedorchuk)
(pdf)
Journal fur die reine und angewandte Mathematik, DOI: 10.1515/crelle20140063, August 2014.

GIT of genus five canonical curves (with M. Fedorchuk)
(pdf)
A Celebration of Algebraic Geometry 281310, Clay Mathematics Proceedings, vol. 18, CMI/AMS, 2013.

Towards a classification of modular compactifications of M_{g,n}
(pdf)
Inventiones mathematicae 192 (2013), no. 2, 459503.

Finite Hilbert stability of (bi)canonical curves
(with J. Alper and M. Fedorchuk)
(pdf)
Inventiones mathematicae 191 (2013), no. 3, 671718.

Alternative Compactifications of Moduli Spaces of Curves
(with M. Fedorchuk)
(pdf)
Handbook of Moduli: Volume I, 331414, edited by Gavril Farkas and Ian Morrison,
Advanced Lectures in Mathematics, Volume 24, International Press, 2013.

Modular compactifications of the space of pointed elliptic curves II
(pdf)
Compositio Mathematica 147 (2011), no. 6, 18431884.

Modular compactifications of the space of pointed elliptic curves I
(pdf)
Compositio Mathematica 147 (2011), no. 3, 877913.

Ample divisors on moduli spaces of pointed rational curves
(with M. Fedorchuk),
(pdf)
Journal of Algebraic Geometry 20 (2011), 599629.