By I. R. Shafarevich (auth.), I. R. Shafarevich (eds.)

From the studies of the 1st printing, released as quantity 23 of the Encyclopaedia of Mathematical Sciences:

"This volume... involves papers. the 1st, written by means of V.V.Shokurov, is dedicated to the idea of Riemann surfaces and algebraic curves. it truly is a great assessment of the idea of kinfolk among Riemann surfaces and their types - advanced algebraic curves in advanced projective areas. ... the second one paper, written by means of V.I.Danilov, discusses algebraic types and schemes. ...

i will suggest the ebook as an exceptional advent to the fundamental algebraic geometry."

European Mathematical Society e-newsletter, 1996

"... To sum up, this e-book is helping to benefit algebraic geometry very quickly, its concrete variety is agreeable for college kids and divulges the wonderful thing about mathematics."

Acta Scientiarum Mathematicarum, 1994

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Example 2. Let f: 8 1 - t 8 2 be a nonconstant mapping of Riemann surfaces. -l(p) whose support is the fibre f-1(p). By additivity, this defines a homomorphism f*: Div 8 2 -t Div 8 1 , L aiPi L ad*(pi)' f-+ The divisor R ~ I: rp(f) . P E Div 8 1 , where rp(f) is the ramification index of f at p, is called the ramification divisor of f. Example 3. Now let f be a nonconstant meromorphic function on a Riemann surface 8. (p)=oo are called the divisor of zeros and the divisor of poles of f, respectively.

The fundamental group is also useful for the description of finite mappings. If f: SI ----* S2 is a finite mapping of Riemann surfaces then we have a finite unramified covering f: SI - f- l (11) ----* S2 - 11, where the branch locus 11 C S2 is the discrete subset above which the ramification points lie. Conversely: Proposition. Let 11 C S2 be a discrete subset. A finite unramified covering U ----* 8 2 - 11 has a unique continuation to a (possibly ramified) finite mapping SI ----* S2, where SI =:J U.

Riemann Surfaces and Algebraic Curves of ~f of dz oz and 8f 47 ~f 0/ = o~dz. OZ These mappings are «~:-linear and have natural continuations to C-linear maps d, 0, 8: Al ----+ A2. Locally, d(fdz + gdz) ~f df i\ dz + dg i\ dz = (~~ o(fdz + gdz) and - o(fdz + gdz) - ~~) dz i\ dz, ~f of i\ dz + og i\ dz = ~~ dz i\ dz, def - = of i\ dz - + og i\ dz = - of ozdz i\ dz. The maps d, 0, 8: Ai ----+ Ai+I, for i :2: 2, are defined in a similar way. However, for Riemann surfaces they are trivial, since Ai = 0 for i :2: 3.