Classics Revisited: Éléments de Géométrie Algébrique

  • Ulrich Görtz
Classics Revisited


About 50 years ago, Éléments de Géométrie Algébrique (EGA) by A. Grothendieck and J. Dieudonné appeared, an encyclopedic work on the foundations of Grothendieck’s algebraic geometry. We sketch some of the most important concepts developed there, comparing it to the classical language, and mention a few results in algebraic and arithmetic geometry which have since been proved using the new framework.


Éléments de Géométrie Algébrique Algebraic Geometry Schemes 


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  1. 1.University of Duisburg-Essen, Fakultät für MathematikEssenGermany

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