Topics in singularities of algebraic varieties
Student No.:50
Time:【Updated】Mon 19:00-20:50, 2016-02-22~ 2016-06-06 (except for public holidays)
Instructor:Huaiqing Zuo  [Tsinghua University]
Place:Conference Room 3, Floor 2, Jin Chun Yuan West Building
Starting Date:2016-2-22
Ending Date:2016-6-6


The time will be changed to Mon 19:00-20:50 from March 28.




We will cover the following topics:

1. Overview of algebraic surfaces and normal surface singularities.

2. Singularities of pairs and higher dimensional singularities.

3. Derivations algebra of singularities and deformations.



Commutative algebra, basic knowledge of singularity theory and algebraic geometry



1. Greuel, Gert-Martin, Lossen, Christoph, Shustin, Eugenii Introduction to singularities and deformations, Springer 2007.

2. Shihoko_Ishii Introduction_to_Singularities, Springer 2014.

3. Janos Kollar, singularities of pairs. arXiv:alg-geom/9601026v2.