Contemporary Mathematics 2003; 233 pp; softcover Volume: 324 ISBN10: 0821832093 ISBN13: 9780821832097 List Price: US$76 Member Price: US$60.80 Order Code: CONM/324
 This book presents the proceedings of two conferences, Résolution des singularités et géométrie non commutative and the Annapolis Algebraic Geometry Conference. Research articles in the volume cover various topics of algebraic geometry, including the theory of Jacobians, singularities, applications to cryptography, and more. The book is suitable for graduate students and research mathematicians interested in algebraic geometry. Readership Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in algebraic geometry. Table of Contents  A. Iarrobino, Jr.  Dr. Ruth I. Michler's research
 S. S. Abhyankar and A. Assi  Jacobian pairs
 P. Aluffi  Inclusionexclusion and Segre classes, II
 G. Bérczi, L. M. Fehér, and R. Rimányi  Expressions for resultants coming from the global theory of singularities
 D. Boneh and A. Silverberg  Applications of multilinear forms to cryptography
 A. Campillo and J. Castellanos  On Puiseux exponents for higher dimensional singularities
 V. Cossart  Desingularization: A few bad examples in dim. 3, characteristic \(p>0\)
 P. D. González Pérez, L. J. McEwan, and A. Némethi  The zetafunction of a quasiordinary singularity II
 E. Hironaka  Lehmer's problem, McKay's correspondence, and 2,3,7
 V. P. Kostov and O. Gabber  On the weak DeligneSimpson problem for index of rigidity 2
 A. E. Ksir and S. G. Naculich  Elliptic fibrations and elliptic models
 K. E. Lauter  The equivalence of the geometric and algebraic group laws for Jacobians of genus 2 curves
 D. B. Massey  Invariant subspaces of the monodromy
 L. J. McEwan and A. Némethi  Some conjectures about quasiordinary singularities
 A. Simis  Two differential themes in characteristic zero
 M. A. Vitulli  Some normal monomial ideals
 J. F. Voloch  Surfaces in \(\mathbf{P}^3\) over finite fields
 A. Yekutieli  The continuous Hochschild cochain complex of a scheme (Survey)
