Birational Geometry of Foliations by Marco BrunellaBirational Geometry of Foliations by Marco Brunella

Birational Geometry of Foliations

byMarco Brunella

Hardcover | April 7, 2015

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The text presents the birational classification of holomorphic foliations of surfaces. It discusses at length the theory developed by L.G. Mendes, M. McQuillan and the author to study foliations of surfaces in the spirit of the classification of complex algebraic surfaces.

Marco Brunella was a CNRS researcher working at Institut de Mathematiques de Bourgogne in Dijon, France. He has produced extraordinary mathematical work, focusing on the study of Holomorphic Foliations and Complex Geometry. Dr. Brunella passed away in January 2012, but his profound, creative mathematics continues to have an impact on g...
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Title:Birational Geometry of FoliationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:130 pagesPublished:April 7, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319143093

ISBN - 13:9783319143095

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Table of Contents

Introduction: From Surfaces to Foliations.- Local Theory.- Foliations and Line Bundles.- Index Theorems.- Some Special Foliations.- Minimal Models.- Global 1-forms and Vector Fields.- The Rationality Criterion.- Numerical Kodaira Dimension.- Kodaira Dimension.- References.