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The Lefschetz Centennial Conference. Part I: Proceedings on Algebraic Geometry
Edited by: D. Sundararaman

Contemporary Mathematics
1986; 275 pp; softcover
Volume: 58
Reprint/Revision History:
reprinted 1990
ISBN-10: 0-8218-5061-X
ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-5061-9
List Price: US$45
Member Price: US$36
Order Code: CONM/58.1
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This volume contains many of the papers in the area of algebraic geometry presented at the 1984 Solomon Lefschetz Centennial Conference held in Mexico City. It is the first in a three volume series. The conference focused on this topic along with the areas of algebraic topology and differential equations where Lefschetz made significant contributions. The proceedings begin with two interesting articles: A Page of Mathematical Autobiography, that has been reprinted from an early edition of the Bulletin of the AMS, and "Solomon Lefschetz, a biography" by William Hodge, that is reprinted from the Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society.

Table of Contents

  • S. Lefschetz -- A page of mathematical autobiography
  • W. Hodge -- Solomon Lefschetz
  • C. Banica and O. Forster -- Multiplicity structures on space curves
  • S. Bloch -- Algebraic cycles and the Beilinson conjectures
  • H. Clemens -- The infinitesimal Abel-Jacobi mapping for hypersurfaces
  • I. Dolgachev -- Infinite Coxeter groups and automorphisms of algebraic surfaces
  • S. Eliahou -- A problem about polynomial ideals
  • C. G.-M. Avalos -- Local Torelli theorem for certain extremal varieties
  • X. Gomez-Mont -- Transverse deformations of holomorphic foliations
  • F. Hirzebruch -- Singularities of algebraic surfaces and characteristic numbers
  • N. J. Hitchin -- Metrics on moduli spaces
  • G. F. Kempf -- Varieties with rational singularities
  • A. S. Libgober and J. W. Wood -- Remarks on moduli spaces of complete intersections
  • M. V. Nori -- The Schottky groups in higher dimensions
  • C. Patton and H. Rossi -- Cohomology on complex homogeneous manifolds with compact subvarieties
  • C. A. M. Peters -- Some applications of the Lefschetz fixed point theorems in (complex) algebraic geometry
  • J. Shah -- Stability of two-dimensional local rings. II
  • R. Smith and H. Tapia-Recillas -- The connection between linear series on curves and Gauss maps on subvarieties of their Jacobians
  • P. F. Stiller -- Some applications of algebraic geometry to systems of partial differential equations and to approximation theory
  • L. Szpiro -- Small points and torsion points
  • D. Toledo and Y. L. L. Tnog -- Green's theory of Chern classes and the Riemann-Roch formula
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