**Lectures on Birational Geometry**

by Caucher Birkar

**Publisher**: arXiv 2012**Number of pages**: 85

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Lecture notes of a course on birational geometry. Topics covered: introduction into the subject, contractions and extremal rays, pairs and singularities, Kodaira dimension, minimal model program, cone and contraction, vanishing, base point freeness, flips and local finite generation, pl flips and extension theorems, existence of minimal models and Mori fibre spaces, global finite generation, etc.

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