The Red Book of Varieties and Schemes: Includes the Michigan Lectures (1974) on Curves and their Jacobians / Edition 2

The Red Book of Varieties and Schemes: Includes the Michigan Lectures (1974) on Curves and their Jacobians / Edition 2

by David Mumford
     
 

ISBN-10: 354063293X

ISBN-13: 9783540632931

Pub. Date: 10/29/1999

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Mumford's famous Red Book gives a simple readable account of the basic objects of algebraic geometry, preserving as much as possible their g eometric flavor and integrating this with the tools of commutative alg ebra. It is aimed at graduate students or mathematicians in other fiel ds wishing to learn quickly what algebraic geometry is all about. Thi s new edition

Overview

Mumford's famous Red Book gives a simple readable account of the basic objects of algebraic geometry, preserving as much as possible their g eometric flavor and integrating this with the tools of commutative alg ebra. It is aimed at graduate students or mathematicians in other fiel ds wishing to learn quickly what algebraic geometry is all about. Thi s new edition also includes an overview of the theory of curves, their moduli spaces and their Jacobians, one of the most exciting fields wi thin algebraic geometry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540632931
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
10/29/1999
Series:
Lecture Notes in Mathematics Series, #1358
Edition description:
2nd exp. ed. 1999
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.36(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Varieties.- Preschemes.- Local properties of schemes.- References.- Appendix: Curves and their Jacobians.- Survey of work on the Schottky problem up to 1996 (by Enrico Arbarello).- References.- Guide to the Literature and References (Curves and Their Jacobians).- Supplementary Bibliography on the Schottky Problem.

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