Journal of Singularities
volume 6 (2012), 27-36
Proceedings of the Workshop on Singularities in Geometry and Applications, Będlewo, 5 – 21 May 2011
Received: 26 December 2011. Received in revised form: 29 July 2012.
Using a certain Pick-type formula for the mixed volume of Cayley polyhedra, we compute the multiplicity of the isolated common zero of the maximal minors for a matrix of generic homogeneous polynomials of given degrees.
National Research University
Higher School of Economics
Faculty of Mathematics NRU HSE
7 Vavilova 117312 Moscow, Russia