Undergraduate Algebraic Geometry
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Undergraduate Algebraic Geometry by Miles Reid
Book DescriptionAlgebraic geometry is, essentially, the study of the solution of equations and occupies a central position in pure mathematics. This short and readable introduction to algebraic geometry will be ideal for all undergraduate mathematicians coming to the subject for the first time. With the minimum of prerequisites, Dr Reid introduces the reader to the basic concepts of algebraic geometry including: plane conics, cubics and the group law, affine and projective varieties, and non-singularity and dimension. He is at pains to stress the connections the subject has with commutative algebra as well as its relation to topology, differential geometry, and number theory. The book arises from an undergraduate course given at the University of Warwick and contains numerous examples and exercises illustrating the theory.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521356626
(228mm x 152mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 15-Dec-1988
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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