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The Resolution of Singular Algebraic Varieties
 
Edited by: David Ellwood Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Herwig Hauser Universtitat Wien, Vienna, Austria
Shigefumi Mori RIMS, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Josef Schicho Austrian Academy of Sciences, Linz, Austria
A co-publication of the AMS and Clay Mathematics Institute
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Softcover ISBN: 978-0-8218-8982-4
Product Code: CMIP/20
List Price: $108.00
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AMS Member Price: $86.40
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The Resolution of Singular Algebraic Varieties
Edited by: David Ellwood Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Herwig Hauser Universtitat Wien, Vienna, Austria
Shigefumi Mori RIMS, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Josef Schicho Austrian Academy of Sciences, Linz, Austria
A co-publication of the AMS and Clay Mathematics Institute
Available Formats:
Softcover ISBN:  978-0-8218-8982-4
Product Code:  CMIP/20
List Price: $108.00
MAA Member Price: $97.20
AMS Member Price: $86.40
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    Clay Mathematics Proceedings
    Volume: 202014; 340 pp
    MSC: Primary 14; 13; 32; 58;

    Resolution of Singularities has long been considered as being a difficult to access area of mathematics. The more systematic and simpler proofs that have appeared in the last few years in zero characteristic now give us a much better understanding of singularities. They reveal the aesthetics of both the logical structure of the proof and the various methods used in it. The present volume is intended for readers who are not yet experts but always wondered about the intricacies of resolution. As such, it provides a gentle and quite comprehensive introduction to this amazing field. The book may tempt the reader to enter more deeply into a topic where many mysteries—especially the positive characteristic case—await to be disclosed.

    Readership

    Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in algebraic geometry, commutative geometry, singularity theory, and local analytic geometry.

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Volume: 202014; 340 pp
MSC: Primary 14; 13; 32; 58;

Resolution of Singularities has long been considered as being a difficult to access area of mathematics. The more systematic and simpler proofs that have appeared in the last few years in zero characteristic now give us a much better understanding of singularities. They reveal the aesthetics of both the logical structure of the proof and the various methods used in it. The present volume is intended for readers who are not yet experts but always wondered about the intricacies of resolution. As such, it provides a gentle and quite comprehensive introduction to this amazing field. The book may tempt the reader to enter more deeply into a topic where many mysteries—especially the positive characteristic case—await to be disclosed.

Readership

Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in algebraic geometry, commutative geometry, singularity theory, and local analytic geometry.

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