Line complex

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In algebraic geometry, a line complex is a 3-fold given by the intersection of the Grassmannian G(2, 4) (embedded in projective space P5 by Plücker coordinates) with a hypersurface. It is called a line complex because points of G(2, 4) correspond to lines in P3, so a line complex can be thought of as a 3-dimensional family of lines in P3. The linear line complex and quadric line complex are the cases when the hypersurface has degree 1 or 2; they are both rational varieties.


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