Israel Journal of Mathematics

, Volume 115, Issue 1, pp 29–50

Milnor numbers for surface singularities

  • A. Melle-Hernández

DOI: 10.1007/BF02810579

Cite this article as:
Melle-Hernández, A. Isr. J. Math. (2000) 115: 29. doi:10.1007/BF02810579


An additive formula for the Milnor number of an isolated complex hypersurface singularity is shown. We apply this formula for studying surface singularities. Durfee's conjecture is proved for any absolutely isolated surface and a generalization of Yomdin singularities is given.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Melle-Hernández
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  1. 1.Departamento de Geometría y Topología, Facultad de MatemáticasUniversidad Complutense de madridMadridSpain