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Book DetailsColloquium PublicationsVolume: 10; 1929MSC: Primary 14;
This volume is an amplification of the Colloquium Lectures delivered under the title
The Determination of the Tritangent Planes of the Space Sextic of Genus Four . In order to present clearly the state of that problem, a comparison with the better known cases of genus two and genus three is desirable. Preliminary chapters on algebraic geometry and theta functions are incorporated in order to facilitate reading by recalling fundamental ideas of these two subjects in such fashion as will be most helpful in later applications.ReadershipGraduate students and research mathematicians interested in algebraic geometry.

Table of Contents

Chapters

Chapter I. Topics in algebraic geometry

Chapter II. Topics in theta functions

Chapter III. Geometric applications of the functions of genus two

Chapter IV. Geometric applications of the functions of genus three

Chapter V. Geometric aspects of the abelian modular functions of genus four

Chapter VI. Theta relations of genus four


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This volume is an amplification of the Colloquium Lectures delivered under the title
Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in algebraic geometry.

Chapters

Chapter I. Topics in algebraic geometry

Chapter II. Topics in theta functions

Chapter III. Geometric applications of the functions of genus two

Chapter IV. Geometric applications of the functions of genus three

Chapter V. Geometric aspects of the abelian modular functions of genus four

Chapter VI. Theta relations of genus four