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Quadratic transforms inside their generic incarnations

Author: Shreeram S. Abhyankar
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 140 (2012), 4111-4126
MSC (2010): Primary 14A05
Published electronically: April 12, 2012
MathSciNet review: 2957201
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Abstract: The generic incarnation of a quadratic transform is obtained by adjoining an indeterminate. This leads to the singularity tree of a generic member of a pencil of curves.

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Shreeram S. Abhyankar
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907

Keywords: Pencil, singularity tree, generic member
Received by editor(s): May 25, 2011
Published electronically: April 12, 2012
Communicated by: Lev Borisov
Article copyright: © Copyright 2012 American Mathematical Society
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