By A.N. Parshin, I.R. Shafarevich, Yu.G. Prokhorov, S. Tregub, V.A. Iskovskikh
The purpose of this survey, written by way of V.A. Iskovskikh and Yu.G. Prokhorov, is to supply an exposition of the constitution idea of Fano forms, i.e. algebraic vareties with an plentiful anticanonical divisor. Such kinds certainly look within the birational category of sorts of detrimental Kodaira measurement, and they're very as regards to rational ones. This EMS quantity covers varied methods to the category of Fano types resembling the classical Fano-Iskovskikh "double projection" approach and its transformations, the vector bundles strategy as a result of S. Mukai, and the strategy of extremal rays. The authors speak about uniruledness and rational connectedness in addition to contemporary growth in rationality difficulties of Fano forms. The appendix includes tables of a few periods of Fano types. This e-book should be very worthy as a reference and examine consultant for researchers and graduate scholars in algebraic geometry.
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Algebraic geometry V. Fano varieties by A.N. Parshin, I.R. Shafarevich, Yu.G. Prokhorov, S. Tregub, V.A. Iskovskikh