Some loci of rational cubic fourfolds

@article{Bolognesi2015SomeLO,
  title={Some loci of rational cubic fourfolds},
  author={M. Bolognesi and F. Russo and Giovanni Staglian{\`o}},
  journal={Mathematische Annalen},
  year={2015},
  volume={373},
  pages={165-190}
}
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