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 Olivia Dumitrescu, Motohico Mulase - arXiv
The paper aims at giving an introduction to the notion of quantum curves. The main purpose is to describe the discovery of the relation between the topological recursion and the quantization of Hitchin spectral curves associated with Higgs bundles.
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'.
by Masayoshi Miyanishi - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
From the table of contents: Introduction; Geometry of the affine line (Locally nilpotent derivations, Algebraic pencils of affine lines, Flat fibrations by the affine line); Curves on an affine rational surface; Unirational surfaces; etc.
by M. Douglas, J. Gauntlett, M. Gross - American Mathematical Society
This volume highlights the interface between string theory and algebraic geometry. The topics covered include manifolds of special holonomy, supergravity, supersymmetry, D-branes, the McKay correspondence and the Fourier-Mukai transform.