Arrangements of hyperplanes

Peter Orlik, Hiroaki Terao

An arrangement of hyperplanes is a finite collection of codimension one affine subspaces in a finite dimensional vector space. Arrangements have emerged independently as important objects in various fields of mathematics such as combinatorics, braids, configuration spaces, representation theory, reflection groups, singularity theory, and in computer science and physics. This book is the first comprehensive study of the subject. It treats arrangements with methods from combinatorics, algebra, algebraic geometry, topology, and group actions. It emphasizes general techniques which illuminate the connections among the different aspects of the subject. Its main purpose is to lay the foundations of the theory. Consequently, it is essentially self-contained and proofs are provided. Nevertheless, there are several new results here. In particular, many theorems that were previously known only for central arrangements are proved here for the first time in completegenerality. The text provides the advanced graduate student entry into a vital and active area of research. The working mathematician will findthe book useful as a source of basic results of the theory, open problems, and a comprehensive bibliography of the subject.

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An arrangement of hyperplanes is a finite collection of codimension one affine subspaces in a finite dimensional vector space. Arrangements have emerged independently as important objects in various fields of mathematics such as combinatorics, braids, configuration spaces, representation theory, reflection groups, singularity theory, and in computer science and physics. This book is the first comprehensive study of the subject. It treats arrangements with methods from combinatorics, algebra, algebraic geometry, topology, and group actions. It emphasizes general techniques which illuminate the connections among the different aspects of the subject. Its main purpose is to lay the foundations of the theory. Consequently, it is essentially self-contained and proofs are provided. Nevertheless, there are several new results here. In particular, many theorems that were previously known only for central arrangements are proved here for the first time in completegenerality. The text provides the advanced graduate student entry into a vital and active area of research. The working mathematician will findthe book useful as a source of basic results of the theory, open problems, and a comprehensive bibliography of the subject.

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[目次]

  • 1. Introduction.- 2. Combinatorics.- 3. Algebras.- 4. Free Arrangements.- 5. Topology.- 6. Reflection Arrangements.- A. Some Commutative Algebra.- B. Basic Derivations.- C. Orbit Types.- D. Three-Dimensional Restrictions.- References.- Index of Symbols.

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[目次]

  • 1. Introduction.- 2. Combinatorics.- 3. Algebras.- 4. Free Arrangements.- 5. Topology.- 6. Reflection Arrangements.- A. Some Commutative Algebra.- B. Basic Derivations.- C. Orbit Types.- D. Three-Dimensional Restrictions.- References.- Index of Symbols.

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書名 Arrangements of hyperplanes
著作者等 Orlik, Peter
寺尾 宏明
Terao Hiroaki
シリーズ名 Die Grundlehren der mathematischen Wissenschaften
出版元 Springer-Verlag
刊行年月 c1992
版表示 1st ed. Softcover of orig. ed. 1992
ページ数 xviii, 325 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 0387552596
3540552596
9783642081378
NCID BA18303017
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言語 英語
出版国 ドイツ
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