Current Topics in Complex Algebraic Geometry
by Herbert Clemens, János Kollár
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1996
Number of pages: 172
The 1992/93 academic year at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute was devoted to Complex Algebraic Geometry. This volume collects survey articles that arose from this event, which took place at a time when algebraic geometry was undergoing a major change. To put it succinctly, algebraic geometry has opened up to ideas and connections from other fields that have traditionally been far away.
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by H. Maass - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Contents: Modular Group of Degree n; Symplectic group of degree n; Reduction Theory of Positive Definite Quadratic Forms; Fundamental Domain of the Modular Group of Degree n; Modular Forms of Degree n; Algebraic dependence of modular forms; etc.
by Michel Coste - Universite de Rennes
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