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On the monodromy of higher logarithms

Author: Dinakar Ramakrishnan
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 85 (1982), 596-599
MSC: Primary 53C30; Secondary 14D05, 22E40, 33A10
MathSciNet review: 660611
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Abstract: The (multivalued) higher logarithms are interpreted, by studying their monodromy, as giving well-defined maps from $ {\mathbf{P}}_{\mathbf{C}}^1 - \left\{ {3\;{\text{points}}} \right\}$ into certain complex nilmanifolds with $ {{\mathbf{C}}^ * }$-actions.

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