Journal of Algebraic Geometry

Journal of Algebraic Geometry

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Contractions of symplectic varieties

Author: Jan Wierzba
Journal: J. Algebraic Geom. 12 (2003), 507-534
Published electronically: March 6, 2003
MathSciNet review: 1966025
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Abstract: We consider singularities that arise from birational contractions of smooth symplectic varieties. We establish some general properties of these singularities and study the case of divisorial contractions in more detail.

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Jan Wierzba
Affiliation: Lettestrasse 6a, 10437 Berlin, Germany

Received by editor(s): November 9, 2000
Published electronically: March 6, 2003
Additional Notes: The author was supported by Trinity College, Cambridge and EPSRC