Key varieties for surfaces of general type
Coughlan, Stephen Thomas (2008) Key varieties for surfaces of general type. PhD thesis, University of Warwick.
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The study of canonical models of surfaces of general type is a subject which has been of interest for many years, since the time of Enriques. The major question is: given particular values of pg and K2 can one construct the moduli space of regular surfaces with these invariants? In particular, we want to study surfaces with pg = 0 and K2 = 1. The first example of such a surface was due to L. Godeaux [G], constructed as the quotient of a quintic surface in P3 by a free Z/5 group action. Surfaces with these invariants are called (numerical) Godeaux surfaces.
|Item Type:||Thesis or Dissertation (PhD)|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Surfaces, Algebraic, Elliptic surfaces, Surfaces, Models of, Geometry, Algebraic|
|Official Date:||December 2008|
|Institution:||University of Warwick|
|Theses Department:||Mathematics Institute|
|Supervisor(s)/Advisor:||Reid, Miles (Miles A.)|
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|Extent:||87 leaves : charts|
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