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Degree of the canonical map of a Gorenstein 3-fold of general type

Author: Jin-Xing Cai
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 136 (2008), 1565-1574
MSC (2000): Primary 14J30, 14E35
Published electronically: December 21, 2007
MathSciNet review: 2373585
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Abstract: We prove that, for a complex projective Gorenstein 3-fold $ X$ of general type with locally factorial terminal singularities, if $ p_g(X)>105411$ and the canonical map $ \phi _X$ of $ X$ is generically finite, then $ \deg \phi _X\leq 72$.

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Jin-Xing Cai
Affiliation: LMAM, School of Mathematical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, People’s Republic of China

Received by editor(s): September 13, 2006
Received by editor(s) in revised form: February 21, 2007
Published electronically: December 21, 2007
Communicated by: Ted Chinburg
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