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On the geometric interpretation of seminormality

Author: Edward D. Davis
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 68 (1978), 1-5
MSC: Primary 14H20; Secondary 13H15
MathSciNet review: 0453748
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Abstract: We give a new characterization of the property of seminormality for 1-dimensional local rings; and with the help of this result we develop extensions of the theorems of Salmon and Bombieri which interpret this property in terms of singularities of algebraic curves.

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Keywords: 1-dimensional local ring, seminormality, algebraic curve, tangent cone, ordinary point, branches, normal crossings
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