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Compactifying the space of stable maps

Authors: Dan Abramovich and Angelo Vistoli
Journal: J. Amer. Math. Soc. 15 (2002), 27-75
MSC (2000): Primary 14H10, 14D20
Published electronically: July 31, 2001
MathSciNet review: 1862797
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Abstract: In this paper we study a notion of twisted stable map, from a curve to a tame Deligne-Mumford stack, which generalizes the well-known notion of stable map to a projective variety.

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Dan Abramovich
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Boston University, 111 Cummington Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

Angelo Vistoli
Affiliation: Dipartimento di Matematica, Università di Bologna, Piazza di Porta San Donato 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy

Received by editor(s): May 11, 2000
Published electronically: July 31, 2001
Additional Notes: The first author’s research was partially supported by National Science Foundation grant DMS-9700520 and by an Alfred P. Sloan research fellowship
The second author’s research was partially supported by the University of Bologna, funds for selected research topics
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