The structure of the discriminant of some space-curve singularities
UNSPECIFIED. (2001) The structure of the discriminant of some space-curve singularities. QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICS, 52 (Part 3). pp. 355-365. ISSN 0033-5606Full text not available from this repository.
Among the space-curve singularities of the simplest type are the so called wedges D = C boolean OR L, consisting of a plane-curve singularity C together with a line L transverse to the plane of C. In this note we describe the discriminant of D in terms of C. In particular, we show that the complement of the discriminant of D is a K(pi, 1) if the complement of the discriminant of C is a K(pi, 1). We also give a formula for the multiplicity of the discriminant of C boolean OR L.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICS|
|Publisher:||OXFORD UNIV PRESS|
|Number of Pages:||11|
|Page Range:||pp. 355-365|
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