Convex Bodies and Algebraic Geometry
by Tadao Oda
Publisher: Springer 1988
Number of pages: 219
The theory of toric varieties (also called torus embeddings) describes a fascinating interplay between algebraic geometry and the geometry of convex figures in real affine spaces. This book is a unified up-to-date survey of the various results and interesting applications found since toric varieties were introduced in the early 1970's.
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by S.S. Abhyankar - Tata Institute Of Fundamental Research
From the table of contents: Meromorphic Curves; G-Adic Expansion and Approximate Roots; Characteristic Sequences of a Meromorphic Curve; The Fundamental Theorem and applications; Irreducibility, Newton's Polygon; The Jacobian Problem.
by Andreas Gathmann - University of Kaiserslautern
From the contents: Introduction; Affine varieties; Functions, morphisms, and varieties; Projective varieties; Dimension; Schemes; First applications of scheme theory; More about sheaves; Cohomology of sheaves; Intersection theory; Chern classes.
by J.S. Milne
These notes are an introduction to the theory of algebraic varieties. In contrast to most such accounts they study abstract algebraic varieties, not just subvarieties of affine and projective space. This approach leads naturally to scheme theory.
by Enrique Arrondo - Universidad Complutense de Madrid
The scope of these notes is to present a soft and practical introduction to algebraic geometry, i.e. with very few algebraic requirements but arriving soon to deep results and concrete examples that can be obtained 'by hand'.