The equations of space curves on a quadric

Research paper by Roberta Di Gennaro, Uwe Nagel

Indexed on: 14 Dec '05Published on: 14 Dec '05Published in: Mathematics - Algebraic Geometry


The homogenous ideals of curves in a double plane have been studied by Chiarli, Greco, Nagel. Completing this work we describe the equations of any curve that is contained in some quadric. As a consequence, we classify the Hartshorne-Rao modules of such curves.