Some Problems of Unlikely Intersections in Arithmetic and Geometry (AM-181)

Author: Umberto Zannier

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 1400842719

Category: Mathematics

Page: 176

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This book considers the so-called Unlikely Intersections, a topic that embraces well-known issues, such as Lang's and Manin-Mumford's, concerning torsion points in subvarieties of tori or abelian varieties. More generally, the book considers algebraic subgroups that meet a given subvariety in a set of unlikely dimension. The book is an expansion of the Hermann Weyl Lectures delivered by Umberto Zannier at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton in May 2010. The book consists of four chapters and seven brief appendixes, the last six by David Masser. The first chapter considers multiplicative algebraic groups, presenting proofs of several developments, ranging from the origins to recent results, and discussing many applications and relations with other contexts. The second chapter considers an analogue in arithmetic and several applications of this. The third chapter introduces a new method for approaching some of these questions, and presents a detailed application of this (by Masser and the author) to a relative case of the Manin-Mumford issue. The fourth chapter focuses on the André-Oort conjecture (outlining work by Pila).
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Geometric Complex Analysis

In Honor of Kang-Tae Kim’s 60th Birthday, Gyeongju, Korea, 2017

Author: Jisoo Byun,Hong Rae Cho,Sung Yeon Kim,Kang-Hyurk Lee,Jong-Do Park

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811316724

Category: Mathematics

Page: 361

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The KSCV Symposium, the Korean Conference on Several Complex Variables, started in 1997 in an effort to promote the study of complex analysis and geometry. Since then, the conference met semi-regularly for about 10 years and then settled on being held biannually. The sixth and tenth conferences were held in 2002 and 2014 as satellite conferences to the Beijing International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) and the Seoul ICM, respectively. The purpose of the KSCV Symposium is to organize the research talks of many leading scholars in the world, to provide an opportunity for communication, and to promote new researchers in this field.
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O-Minimality and Diophantine Geometry

Author: G. O. Jones,A. J. Wilkie

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316301060

Category: Mathematics

Page: N.A

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This collection of articles, originating from a short course held at the University of Manchester, explores the ideas behind Pila's proof of the Andre–Oort conjecture for products of modular curves. The basic strategy has three main ingredients: the Pila–Wilkie theorem, bounds on Galois orbits, and functional transcendence results. All of these topics are covered in this volume, making it ideal for researchers wishing to keep up to date with the latest developments in the field. Original papers are combined with background articles in both the number theoretic and model theoretic aspects of the subject. These include Martin Orr's survey of abelian varieties, Christopher Daw's introduction to Shimura varieties, and Jacob Tsimerman's proof via o-minimality of Ax's theorem on the functional case of Schanuel's conjecture.
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