**Contemporary Mathematics**

Volume: 390;
2005;
173 pp;
Softcover

MSC: Primary 13; 14;

**Print ISBN: 978-0-8218-3629-3
Product Code: CONM/390**

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# Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry

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*Sudhir Ghorpade; Hema Srinivasan; Jugal Verma*

The first Joint AMS–India Mathematics Meeting was held in Bangalore (India). This book presents articles written by speakers from a special session on commutative algebra and algebraic geometry. Included are contributions from some leading researchers around the world in this subject area. The volume contains new and original research papers and survey articles suitable for graduate students and researchers interested in commutative algebra and algebraic geometry.

#### Readership

Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in commutative algebra and algebraic geometry.

# Table of Contents

## Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry

- Contents v6 free
- Preface vii8 free
- Foreword ix10 free
- List of Speakers xi12 free
- List of Young Researchers xiii14 free
- Simultaneous Surface Resolution in Quadratic and Biquadratic Galois Extensions 116 free
- An analogue of a theorem due to Levin and Vasconcelos 924
- On Quillen's Local Global Principle 1732
- Asymptotic Behaviour of Cohomology: Tameness, Supports and Associated Primes 3146
- Conic divisor classes over a normal monoid algebra 6378
- Multi-graded algebras associated to surface singularities 7388
- Some Results on Subalgebras of Polynomial Algebras 85100
- Rees algebras of the second syzygy module of the residue field of a regular local ring 97112
- A Note on Syzygies of Projective Varieties 109124
- A Local Global Principle for the Elementary Unimodular Vector group 119134
- Picture invariants and the isomorphism problem for complex semisimple Lie algebras 127142
- Geometric reductivity (Mumford's Conjecture) – revisited 137152
- On the arithmetic rank of certain Segre products 147162
- On a Question of Huneke-Jaffe concerning Seminormality 157172
- Strong semistability and Hilbert-Kunz multiplicity for singular plane curves 165180