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Simple connectedness of projective varieties
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A Lefschetz type theorem is proven relating the algebraic fundamental group of a smooth projective variety $X$ to the algebraic fundamental group of a subvariety set theoretically defined by $\le \dim (X)-2$ forms.
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Additional Information
  • Steven Dale Cutkosky
  • Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211
  • MR Author ID: 53545
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-9319-0717
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  • Received by editor(s): September 14, 1995
  • Additional Notes: Partially supported by NSF
  • Communicated by: Wolmer V. Vasconcelos
  • © Copyright 1997 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 125 (1997), 679-684
  • MSC (1991): Primary 14F35, 14E20
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  • MathSciNet review: 1363453