Journal of Algebraic Geometry

Journal of Algebraic Geometry

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Desingularization of toric and binomial varieties

Authors: Edward Bierstone and Pierre D. Milman
Journal: J. Algebraic Geom. 15 (2006), 443-486
Published electronically: March 1, 2006
MathSciNet review: 2219845
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Abstract: We give a combinatorial algorithm for equivariant embedded resolution of singularities of a toric variety defined over a perfect field. The algorithm is realized by a finite succession of blowings-up with smooth invariant centres that satisfy the normal flatness condition of Hironaka. The results extend to more general varieties defined locally by binomial equations.

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Additional Information

Edward Bierstone
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2E4

Pierre D. Milman
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2E4

Received by editor(s): December 3, 2004
Received by editor(s) in revised form: September 15, 2005
Published electronically: March 1, 2006
Additional Notes: The authors’ research was supported in part by NSERC grants OGP0009070 and OGP0008949

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