Del Pezzo Surfaces with Many Symmetries


We classify smooth del Pezzo surfaces whose α-invariant of Tian is bigger than 1.

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The authors would like to thank the referee for very helpful comments, suggestions, and detailed corrections; the first author would like to thank Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques for hospitality.

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Communicated by Steven G. Krantz.

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Cheltsov, I., Wilson, A. Del Pezzo Surfaces with Many Symmetries. J Geom Anal 23, 1257–1289 (2013).

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  • Del Pezzo surface
  • Fano manifold
  • Alpha-invariant of Tian
  • Kähler–Einstein metric
  • Kähler–Ricci iterations
  • Automorphisms

Mathematics Subject Classification (2010)

  • 14J45
  • 32Q20