Lectures on Logarithmic Algebraic Geometry
by Arthur Ogus
Publisher: University of California, Berkeley 2006
Number of pages: 255
Logarithmic geometry was developed to deal with two fundamental and related problems in algebraic geometry: compactification and degeneration. Contents: The geometry of monoids; Log structures and charts; Morphisms of log schemes; Differentials and smoothness; De Rham and Betti cohomology.
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The author's aim has been to produce a book suitable to the beginner who wishes to acquire a sound knowledge of the more elementary parts of the subject, and also sufficient for the candidate for a mathematical scholarship.
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