By Arnaud Beauville
The class of algebraic surfaces is an complicated and engaging department of arithmetic, built over greater than a century and nonetheless an energetic zone of analysis this present day. during this publication, Professor Beauville provides a lucid and concise account of the topic, expressed easily within the language of recent topology and sheaf idea, and available to any budding geometer. A bankruptcy on initial fabric guarantees that this quantity is self-contained whereas the workouts be triumphant either in giving the flavour of the classical topic, and in equipping the reader with the strategies wanted for examine. The publication is aimed toward graduate scholars in geometry and topology.
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