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Algebraic Geometry : A Volume in Memory of Paolo Francia - Mauro C. Beltrametti

Algebraic Geometry

A Volume in Memory of Paolo Francia

By: Mauro C. Beltrametti (Editor), Fabrizio Catanese (Editor), Claudio Pedrini (Editor), Antonio Lanteri (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2003
ISBN: 9783110171808
Number Of Pages: 365
For Ages: 22+ years old

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The volume consists of invited refereed research papers. The contributions cover a wide spectrum in algebraic geometry, from motives theory to numerical algebraic geometry and are mainly focused on higher dimensional varieties and Minimal Model Program and surfaces of general type.

A part of the articles grew out a Conference in memory of Paolo Francia (1951-2000) held in Genova in September 2001 with about 70 participants.

Preface
Formal functions, connectivity and homogeneous spacesp. 1
On algebraic 1-motives related to Hodge cyclesp. 25
The Szpiro inequality for higher genus fibrationsp. 61
On regular surfaces of general type with p[subscript g] = 2 and non-birational bicanonical mapp. 65
Canonical projections of irregular algebraic surfacesp. 79
On surfaces with p[subscript g] = 2, q = 1 and non-birational bicanonical mapp. 117
On unirationality of double covers of fixed degree and large dimension: a method of Cilibertop. 127
Weighted Grassmanniansp. 141
Resolution of indeterminacy of pairsp. 165
The Chow motive of the Godeaux surfacep. 179
Francia's flip and derived categoriesp. 197
On the quadric hull of a canonical surfacep. 217
A note on Bogomolov's instability and Higgs sheavesp. 237
Jets of antimulticanonical bundles on Del Pezzo surfaces of degree [less than or equal to] 2p. 257
A survey on the bicanonical map of surfaces with p[subscript g] = 0 and K[superscript 2] [greater than or equal to] 2p. 277
The antibirational involutions of the plane and the classification of real del Pezzo surfacesp. 289
Letters of a bi-rationalist: IV. Geometry of log flipsp. 313
A method for tracking singular paths with application to the numerical irreducible decompositionp. 329
Lectures of the Conferencep. 347
List of Contributorsp. 349
List of Participantsp. 353
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ISBN: 9783110171808
ISBN-10: 3110171805
Series: De Gruyter Proceedings in Mathematics
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 365
Published: 1st January 2003
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.49 x 17.68  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.72

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