Current Topics in Complex Algebraic Geometry
by Herbert Clemens, János Kollár
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1996
Number of pages: 172
The 1992/93 academic year at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute was devoted to Complex Algebraic Geometry. This volume collects survey articles that arose from this event, which took place at a time when algebraic geometry was undergoing a major change. To put it succinctly, algebraic geometry has opened up to ideas and connections from other fields that have traditionally been far away.
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by J.P. Murre - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
The purpose of this text is to give an introduction to Grothendieck's theory of the fundamental group in algebraic geometry with the study of the fundamental group of an algebraic curve over an algebraically closed field of arbitrary characteristic.
by Tadao Oda - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Theory of torus embeddings has find many applications. The point of the theory lies in its ability of translating meaningful algebra-geometric phenomena into very simple statements about the combinatorics of cones in affine space over the reals.
by Armand Borel, George D. Mostow - American Mathematical Society
The book covers linear algebraic groups and arithmetic groups, adeles and arithmetic properties of algebraic groups, automorphic functions and spectral decomposition of L2-spaces, vector valued cohomology and deformation of discrete subgroups, etc.
by H.F. Baker - Cambridge University Press
This classic book covers the whole of algebraic geometry and associated theories. Baker discusses the subject in terms of transcendental functions, and theta functions in particular. Many of the ideas put forward are of continuing relevance today.