Publisher description for Arithmetic geometry / edited by Gary Cornell, Joseph H. Silverman ; with contributions by M. Artin ... [et al.].


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This book is the result of a conference on arithmetic geometry, held July 30 through August 10, 1984 at the University of Connecticut at Storrs, the purpose of which was to provide a coherent overview of the subject. This subject has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity due in part to Faltings' proof of Mordell's conjecture. Included are extended versions of almost all of the instructional lectures and, in addition, a translation into English of Faltings' ground-breaking paper. ARITHMETIC GEOMETRY should be of great use to students wishing to enter this field, as well as those already working in it. This revised second printing now includes a comprehensive index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Geometry, Algebraic -- Congresses.
Algebraic number theory -- Congresses.