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Proceedings of the 1984 Vancouver Conference in Algebraic Geometry
Edited by: J. Carrell, A. V. Geramita, and P. Russell
A co-publication of the AMS and Canadian Mathematical Society.
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Conference Proceedings, Canadian Mathematical Society
1986; 503 pp; softcover
Volume: 6
Reprint/Revision History:
reprinted 1990
ISBN-10: 0-8218-6010-0
ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-6010-6
List Price: US$88
Member Price: US$70.40
Order Code: CMSAMS/6
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The research and expository papers in this book cover a cross-section of the latest developments in modern algebraic geometry. The volume will be especially beneficial to researchers and to those who want to keep abreast of the latest directions in the field. Aimed at those with an expert background in the field, the topics covered include algebraic groups and representation theory, enumerative geometry, Schubert varieties, rationality, compactifications, and surfaces.

Titles in this series are copublished with the Canadian Mathematical Society. Members of the Canadian Mathematical Society may order at the AMS member price.

Table of Contents

  • F. A. Bogomolov -- Rationality of the moduli of hyperelliptic curves of arbitrary genus
  • S. Kumar -- Cohomology algebra of Schubert varieties associated to Kac-Moody groups
  • E. Looijenga -- New compactifications of locally symmetric varieties
  • L. E. Renner -- Binary quintics
  • S. E. Kleiman and R. Speiser -- Enumerative geometry of cuspidal plane cubics
  • F. Bien -- Affine Weyl groups with involutions
  • P. Slodowy -- On the geometry of Schubert varieties attached to Kac-Moody Lie algebras
  • A. Papantonopoulou -- Embeddings of geometrically ruled surfaces in the four-quartic
  • B. Harbourne -- The geometry of rational surfaces and Hilbert functions of points in the plane
  • M. Koras and P. Russell -- \(G_m\)-actions on \(A^3\)
  • T. Urabe -- Singularities in a certain class of quartic surfaces and sextic curves and Dynkin graphs
  • T. A. Springer -- Algebraic groups with involutions
  • W. E. Lang -- An analogue of the logarithmic transform in characteristic \(P\)
  • R. Smith and R. Varley -- The tangent cone to the discriminant
  • S. Zucker -- On the monodromy of algebraic varieties
  • J. B. Carrell -- Cohomology of Springer fibres, orbits of the Weyl group, and a theorem of DeConcini and Procesi
  • S. L. Kleiman -- Tangency and duality
  • M. Szurek -- Binary quintics and the icosahedron
  • F. Ronga -- On the number of planes triply tangent to a surface in projective space
  • B. H. Dayton and L. G. Roberts -- The seminormalization of an abstract configuration of lines
  • L. Kaup and K.-H. Fieseler -- Singular Poincaré duality and intersection homology
  • J. Scherk -- \(CR\) structures on the link of an isolated singular point
  • E. Ballico and A. V. Geramita -- The minimal free resolution of the ideal of \(s\) general points in \(P^3\)
  • S. J. Colley -- Lines having specified contact with projective varieties
  • G.-M. Greuel -- Torsion free modules and simple curve singularities
  • H. Kurke -- A vanishing theorem for vector bundles on the flag variety and moduli spaces of vector bundles with "small" Chern classes
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