An Invitation to Algebraic Geometry

  • Filename: an-invitation-to-algebraic-geometry.
  • ISBN: 0387989803
  • Release Date: 2000-10-31
  • Number of pages: 155
  • Author: Karen E. Smith
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



The underlying principles of algebraic geometry, 20th-century developments, and the challenges facing practitioners today are discussed in this book, intended for the working or the aspiring mathematician who is unfamiliar with algebraic geometry.

Algebraic Geometry over the Complex Numbers

  • Filename: algebraic-geometry-over-the-complex-numbers.
  • ISBN: 9781461418092
  • Release Date: 2012-02-15
  • Number of pages: 329
  • Author: Donu Arapura
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



This is a relatively fast paced graduate level introduction to complex algebraic geometry, from the basics to the frontier of the subject. It covers sheaf theory, cohomology, some Hodge theory, as well as some of the more algebraic aspects of algebraic geometry. The author frequently refers the reader if the treatment of a certain topic is readily available elsewhere but goes into considerable detail on topics for which his treatment puts a twist or a more transparent viewpoint. His cases of exploration and are chosen very carefully and deliberately. The textbook achieves its purpose of taking new students of complex algebraic geometry through this a deep yet broad introduction to a vast subject, eventually bringing them to the forefront of the topic via a non-intimidating style.

Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra

  • Filename: algebraic-geometry-and-commutative-algebra.
  • ISBN: 1447148304
  • Release Date: 2012-11-16
  • Number of pages: 504
  • Author: Siegfried Bosch
  • Publisher: Springer



Algebraic geometry is a fascinating branch of mathematics that combines methods from both, algebra and geometry. It transcends the limited scope of pure algebra by means of geometric construction principles. Moreover, Grothendieck’s schemes invented in the late 1950s allowed the application of algebraic-geometric methods in fields that formerly seemed to be far away from geometry, like algebraic number theory. The new techniques paved the way to spectacular progress such as the proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem by Wiles and Taylor. The scheme-theoretic approach to algebraic geometry is explained for non-experts. More advanced readers can use the book to broaden their view on the subject. A separate part deals with the necessary prerequisites from commutative algebra. On a whole, the book provides a very accessible and self-contained introduction to algebraic geometry, up to a quite advanced level. Every chapter of the book is preceded by a motivating introduction with an informal discussion of the contents. Typical examples and an abundance of exercises illustrate each section. This way the book is an excellent solution for learning by yourself or for complementing knowledge that is already present. It can equally be used as a convenient source for courses and seminars or as supplemental literature.

Algebraic Geometry

  • Filename: algebraic-geometry.
  • ISBN: 9780821893968
  • Release Date: 2013-02-01
  • Number of pages: 335
  • Author: Thomas A. Garrity
  • Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.



Algebraic Geometry has been at the center of much of mathematics for hundreds of years. It is not an easy field to break into, despite its humble beginnings in the study of circles, ellipses, hyperbolas, and parabolas. This text consists of a series of ex

Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra

  • Filename: algebraic-geometry-and-commutative-algebra.
  • ISBN: 9781447148296
  • Release Date: 2012-11-15
  • Number of pages: 504
  • Author: Siegfried Bosch
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



Algebraic geometry is a fascinating branch of mathematics that combines methods from both, algebra and geometry. It transcends the limited scope of pure algebra by means of geometric construction principles. Moreover, Grothendieck’s schemes invented in the late 1950s allowed the application of algebraic-geometric methods in fields that formerly seemed to be far away from geometry, like algebraic number theory. The new techniques paved the way to spectacular progress such as the proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem by Wiles and Taylor. The scheme-theoretic approach to algebraic geometry is explained for non-experts. More advanced readers can use the book to broaden their view on the subject. A separate part deals with the necessary prerequisites from commutative algebra. On a whole, the book provides a very accessible and self-contained introduction to algebraic geometry, up to a quite advanced level. Every chapter of the book is preceded by a motivating introduction with an informal discussion of the contents. Typical examples and an abundance of exercises illustrate each section. This way the book is an excellent solution for learning by yourself or for complementing knowledge that is already present. It can equally be used as a convenient source for courses and seminars or as supplemental literature.

Snowbird Lectures in Algebraic Geometry

  • Filename: snowbird-lectures-in-algebraic-geometry.
  • ISBN: 9780821837191
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 188
  • Author: Ravi Vakil
  • Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.



A significant part of the 2004 Summer Research Conference on Algebraic Geometry (Snowbird, UT) was devoted to lectures introducing the participants, in particular, graduate students and recent Ph.D.'s, to a wide swathe of algebraic geometry and giving them a working familiarity with exciting, rapidly developing parts of the field. One of the main goals of the organizers was to allow the participants to broaden their horizons beyond the narrow area in which they are working. A fine selection of topics and a noteworthy list of contributors made the resulting collection of articles a useful resource for everyone interested in getting acquainted with the modern topic of algebraic geometry.The book consists of ten articles covering, among others, the following topics: the minimal model program, derived categories of sheaves on algebraic varieties, Kobayashi hyperbolicity, groupoids and quotients in algebraic geometry, rigid analytic varieties, and equivariant cohomology. Suitable for independent study, this unique volume is intended for graduate students and researchers interested in algebraic geometry.

Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry

  • Filename: combinatorial-algebraic-geometry.
  • ISBN: 9783319048703
  • Release Date: 2014-05-15
  • Number of pages: 239
  • Author: Aldo Conca
  • Publisher: Springer



Combinatorics and Algebraic Geometry have enjoyed a fruitful interplay since the nineteenth century. Classical interactions include invariant theory, theta functions and enumerative geometry. The aim of this volume is to introduce recent developments in combinatorial algebraic geometry and to approach algebraic geometry with a view towards applications, such as tensor calculus and algebraic statistics. A common theme is the study of algebraic varieties endowed with a rich combinatorial structure. Relevant techniques include polyhedral geometry, free resolutions, multilinear algebra, projective duality and compactifications.

Contributions to Algebraic Geometry

  • Filename: contributions-to-algebraic-geometry.
  • ISBN: 3037191147
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 504
  • Author: Piotr Pragacz
  • Publisher: European Mathematical Society



The articles in this volume cover a broad range of topics in algebraic geometry: classical varieties, linear system, birational geometry, Minimal Model Program, moduli spaces, toric varieties, enumerative theory of singularities, equivariant cohomology and arithmetic questions.

Advances in Algebraic Geometry Codes

  • Filename: advances-in-algebraic-geometry-codes.
  • ISBN: 9789812794017
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 452
  • Author: Edgar Martinez-Moro
  • Publisher: World Scientific



Advances in Algebraic Geometry Codes presents the most successful applications of algebraic geometry to the field of error-correcting codes, which are used in the industry when one sends information through a noisy channel. The noise in a channel is the corruption of a part of the information due to either interferences in the telecommunications or degradation of the information-storing support (for instance, compact disc). An error-correcting code thus adds extra information to the message to be transmitted with the aim of recovering the sent information. With contributions from renowned researchers, this pioneering book will be of value to mathematicians, computer scientists, and engineers in information theory.

Interactions of Classical and Numerical Algebraic Geometry

  • Filename: interactions-of-classical-and-numerical-algebraic-geometry.
  • ISBN: 9780821847466
  • Release Date: 2009-09-16
  • Number of pages: 362
  • Author: Daniel James Bates
  • Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.



This volume contains the proceedings of the conference on Interactions of Classical and Numerical Algebraic Geometry, held May 22-24, 2008, at the University of Notre Dame, in honor of the achievements of Professor Andrew J. Sommese. While classical algebraic geometry has been studied for hundreds of years, numerical algebraic geometry has only recently been developed. Due in large part to the work of Andrew Sommese and his collaborators, the intersection of these two fields is now ripe for rapid advancement. The primary goal of both the conference and this volume is to foster the interaction between researchers interested in classical algebraic geometry and those interested in numerical methods. The topics in this book include (but are not limited to) various new results in complex algebraic geometry, a primer on Seshadri constants, analyses and presentations of existing and novel numerical homotopy methods for solving polynomial systems, a numerical method for computing the dimensions of the cohomology of twists of ideal sheaves, and the application of algebraic methods in kinematics and phylogenetics.

Classical Algebraic Geometry

  • Filename: classical-algebraic-geometry.
  • ISBN: 9781107017658
  • Release Date: 2012-08-16
  • Number of pages: 639
  • Author: Igor V. Dolgachev
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



Makes classical algebraic geometry accessible to the modern mathematician.

Algebraic Geometry

  • Filename: algebraic-geometry.
  • ISBN: 1848000561
  • Release Date: 2007-12-16
  • Number of pages: 263
  • Author: Daniel Perrin
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



Aimed primarily at graduate students and beginning researchers, this book provides an introduction to algebraic geometry that is particularly suitable for those with no previous contact with the subject; it assumes only the standard background of undergraduate algebra. The book starts with easily-formulated problems with non-trivial solutions and uses these problems to introduce the fundamental tools of modern algebraic geometry: dimension; singularities; sheaves; varieties; and cohomology. A range of exercises is provided for each topic discussed, and a selection of problems and exam papers are collected in an appendix to provide material for further study.

Algebraic Geometry over the Complex Numbers

  • Filename: algebraic-geometry-over-the-complex-numbers.
  • ISBN: 9781461418092
  • Release Date: 2012-02-15
  • Number of pages: 329
  • Author: Donu Arapura
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



This is a relatively fast paced graduate level introduction to complex algebraic geometry, from the basics to the frontier of the subject. It covers sheaf theory, cohomology, some Hodge theory, as well as some of the more algebraic aspects of algebraic geometry. The author frequently refers the reader if the treatment of a certain topic is readily available elsewhere but goes into considerable detail on topics for which his treatment puts a twist or a more transparent viewpoint. His cases of exploration and are chosen very carefully and deliberately. The textbook achieves its purpose of taking new students of complex algebraic geometry through this a deep yet broad introduction to a vast subject, eventually bringing them to the forefront of the topic via a non-intimidating style.

An Invitation to Algebraic Geometry

  • Filename: an-invitation-to-algebraic-geometry.
  • ISBN: 0387989803
  • Release Date: 2000-10-31
  • Number of pages: 155
  • Author: Karen E. Smith
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



The underlying principles of algebraic geometry, 20th-century developments, and the challenges facing practitioners today are discussed in this book, intended for the working or the aspiring mathematician who is unfamiliar with algebraic geometry.

Complex Geometry

  • Filename: complex-geometry.
  • ISBN: 3540212906
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 309
  • Author: Daniel Huybrechts
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



This accessible introduction to the contemporary theory of compact complex manifolds emphasizes Kahler manifolds in their various aspects and applications. It contains accounts of basic concepts, exercises to illustrate the theory, and chapter appendices that cover recent research. Two appendices at the end of the book recall basic facts from differential geometry, Hodge theory on differential manifold, sheaf theory and sheaf cohomology.

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