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Riemann Surfaces and Algebraic Curves A First Course in Hurwitz Theory

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ISBN-10: 110714924X

ISBN-13: 9781107149243

Edition: 2017

Authors: Renzo Cavalieri, Eric Miles

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Description:

Hurwitz theory, the study of analytic functions among Riemann surfaces, is a classical field and active research area in algebraic geometry. The subject's interplay between algebra, geometry, topology and analysis is a beautiful example of the interconnectedness of mathematics. This book introduces students to this increasingly important field, covering key topics such as manifolds, monodromy representations and the Hurwitz potential. Designed for undergraduate study, this classroom-tested text includes over 100 exercises to provide motivation for the reader. Also included are short essays by guest writers on how they use Hurwitz theory in their work, which ranges from string theory to…    
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Book details

List price: $134.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/26/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 201
Size: 6.18" wide x 9.25" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English