An Introduction to Algebraic Geometry and Algebraic Groups by Meinolf Geck

By Meinolf Geck

An available textual content introducing algebraic geometries and algebraic teams at complicated undergraduate and early graduate point, this publication develops the language of algebraic geometry from scratch and makes use of it to establish the speculation of affine algebraic teams from first principles.

Building at the history fabric from algebraic geometry and algebraic teams, the textual content offers an advent to extra complex and specialized fabric. An instance is the illustration conception of finite teams of Lie type.

The textual content covers the conjugacy of Borel subgroups and maximal tori, the speculation of algebraic teams with a BN-pair, a radical therapy of Frobenius maps on affine forms and algebraic teams, zeta features and Lefschetz numbers for forms over finite fields. specialists within the box will take pleasure in a few of the new ways to classical results.

The textual content makes use of algebraic teams because the major examples, together with labored out examples, instructive workouts, in addition to bibliographical and old remarks.

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Yd+1 ] such that f(z1 , . . , zd+1 ) = 0. Since K is a field, we may assume that f is irreducible. Now consider the map α : k[Y1 , . . , Yd+1 ] → K, g → g(z1 , . . , zd+1 ). We claim that ker(α) = (f). Indeed, it is clear that α(f) = 0. Conversely, let g ∈ k[Y1 , . . , Yd+1 ] be such that α(g) = 0, and assume that f does not divide g. 9, there exist F, G ∈ k[Y1 , . . , Yd+1 ] such that 0 = d := Gf + Fg ∈ k[Y1 , . . , Yd ]; note that Yd+1 occurs in some term of f. Then we obtain d(z1 , . .

14. So we have dimK TR,K = d and (∗) yields (a). Finally, (b) follows from (a) and by applying (∗) to R = A. 6 Corollary Assume that k is a perfect field. Let V ⊆ kn be an irreducible algebraic set and assume that I(V ) ⊆ k[X1 , . . , Xn ] is generated by f1 , . . , fm . Then we have dim V = n − rank Di (fj ) 1 i n 1 j m , where Di denotes the partial derivative with respect to Xi and the bar denotes the canonical map k[X1 , . . , Xn ] → A[V ]; the rank is taken over the field of fractions of A[V ].

Xn ] Ns /I Ns . This is done as follows. Let g ∈ k[Y1 , . . , Yr ] s . It is readily checked that we have f s g(f1 /f, . . , fr /f) ∈ k[X1 , . . , Xn ] Ns . Then we define β(g) to be the class of f s g(f1 /f, . . , fr /f) modulo I Ns . To show that β is injective, suppose g is such that f s g(f1 /f, . . , fr /f) ∈ I Ns ⊆ I. Working in R, we can write this as [f]s g(φ1 , . . , φr ) = 0. Since [f] = 0, we deduce that g(φ1 , . . , φr ) = 0 22 Algebraic sets and algebraic groups and so g = 0.

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