, Volume 121, Issue 1, pp 113-123

On the group of automorphisms of a surfacex n y=P(z)

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In this note the AK invariant of a surface in ℂ3 which is given byx n y=P(z) wheren>1 and deg(P)=d>1 is computed. Then this information is used to find the group of automorphisms of this surface and the isomorphism classes of such surfaces.

To the memory of Boris Moishezon
The author is supported by an NSF grant DMS-9700894.