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

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

"This volume... contains papers. the 1st, written through V.V.Shokurov, is dedicated to the idea of Riemann surfaces and algebraic curves. it's a very good evaluate of the idea of relatives among Riemann surfaces and their types - complicated algebraic curves in advanced projective areas. ... the second one paper, written by way of V.I.Danilov, discusses algebraic forms and schemes. ...

i will be able to suggest the e-book as a superb creation to the elemental algebraic geometry."

European Mathematical Society e-newsletter, 1996

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

Acta Scientiarum Mathematicarum, 1994

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Hence we can define the integral is w~f L w. There is also another approach, which depends on the theorem on partitions of unity (cf. Springer [1957]). Corollary. If wEAl is a differential form with compact support then we have,' dw = O. In particular, this holds for any form wEAl on a compact Riemann surface S. Is 1. 6. Periods; de Rham Isomorphism. The periods of a closed I-form won a Riemann surface S are the integrals fu w, where u runs through the loops on S. We assume that S is compact. In view of the homological (respectively, homotopic) invariance of these integrals, there is a period homomorphism (respectively, IIw: 7r(S) map --+ C), defined by c f--t fe w.

1. Orientability. Orientability is a purely topological notion (cf. Dold [1972]). But, for simplicity, we shall restrict ourselves to its smooth variant. Let (Xl,"" xn) and (YI,"" Yn) be two real coordinate systems on a differentiable manifold M. We say that they have the same orientation if the Jacobian determinant, det (Z~:), of the coordinate transformation is positive everywhere in the domain of definition. A differentiable or complex manifold M is said to be (smoothly) orientable if it has a differentiable atlas whose coordinate systems have identical orientations.

In a similar way, the local coordinates on a Riemann surface S enable us to define the transversality of an intersection, as well as the intersection product at a point of S. Lemma. Any two loops on S meet transversally, up to homotopy. The proof is based on the theorems of Arzela and Sard (see Dubrovin, Novikov & Fomenko [1979]). Definition. The intersection product of two loops u and v that meet transversally on a Riemann surface S, is defined by the formula where p runs through the (finite) set of all intersection points of the loops.