By D. Mumford
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The canonical technique of smooth arithmetic whilst learning an item is to place this item right into a assortment, and notice what homes they've got in universal. most typically, the items depend upon a few parameter(s), and the aim is to determine how the items range with those parameters. The authors of this ebook take this method of learning algebraic curves, with the parametrization being known as the moduli area, and it allows one to achieve information regarding the geometry of a family members of gadgets from the moduli house and vice versa.
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This change of point-ofview from subvarieties of P2 to maps to P2 may seem to be a somewhat irrelevant one since Td,g and Vd,g are bijective and both contain Ud,g as a dense open subvariety. However, these two spaces are not isomorphic as varieties. Essentially, Td,g normalizes Vd,g at points [C] corresponding to curves with cusps. All these observations generalize: if you’re interested you’ll ﬁnd a longer discussion in . 52) In the example above show that for (a, b) in ∆ but different from (0, 0) the curve Ca,b has a node at the double root (x, y) = (−3b 2a , 0) and that the composition of the normalization map ˜a,b ✲ Ca,b ⊂ P2 with the projection to the x-axis is simply π : C branched over (x, y) = (0, 3b a ).
The compactiﬁcation Ag was historically the ﬁrst such compactiﬁcation to be constructed  and it remains known as the Satake compactiﬁcation in honor of its discoverer. Taking the closure of Mg in Ag yields a compactiﬁcation of Mg which we’ll denote by Mg and also refer to as the Satake compactiﬁcation. Unfortunately, the Satake compactiﬁcation isn’t modular. Recall that this means that Mg is not a moduli space for any moduli functor of curves that contains the moduli functor of smooth curves as an open subfunctor.
Either of the potential choices for the lifting above has order 4 on X: (x, y, λ) ✲(1 − x, ±iy, 1 − λ) ✲(x, −y, λ). In other words, while the square of such a candidate lifting would give an automorphism of Xλ , this automorphism would have to be nontrivial. A. Why do ﬁne moduli spaces of curves not exist? 37 There are a number of approaches to dealing with the obstructions to the existence of ﬁne moduli spaces due to automorphisms. To simplify, we’ll restrict our discussion to moduli problems of curves but all these techniques are more generally applicable.
Abelian Varieties by D. Mumford