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Authors: E. Faber and H. Hauser
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 47 (2010), 373-417
MSC (2000): Primary 14E15; Secondary 32S45
Published electronically: March 10, 2010
MathSciNet review: 2651084
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Abstract: The courses are Triviality, Tangency, Transversality, Symmetry, Simplicity, Singularity. These characteristic local plates serve as our invitation to algebraic surfaces and their resolution. Please take a seat.


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E. Faber
Affiliation: Fakultät für Mathematik, Universität Wien, Austria
Email: eleonore.faber@univie.ac.at

H. Hauser
Affiliation: Fakultät für Mathematik, Universität Wien, Austria
Email: herwig.hauser@univie.ac.at

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-10-01295-4
PII: S 0273-0979(10)01295-4
Received by editor(s): July 1, 2009
Received by editor(s) in revised form: October 20, 2009
Published electronically: March 10, 2010
Additional Notes: Both authors have been supported by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) in the frame of the projects P18992 and P21461. E. F. has been supported by grant F-443 of the University of Vienna. This paper is written for people not necessarily familiar with the advanced techniques of algebraic geometry. Experts are invited to browse through the article for many pictures and a few scattered open problems.
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