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Curves whose secant degree is one in positive characteristic
Received: May 5, 2011; Revised: November 3, 2011; Accepted: November 10, 2011
Abstract. Here we study (in positive characteristic) integral curves X Ì Pr with secant degree one, i.e., for which a general P Î Seck-1(X) is in a unique k-secant (k - 1)-dimensional linear subspace.
Keywords: Join; secant variety; rational normal curve.
AMS Subject classification: Primary: 14N05; 14H50
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