Local and Global Webs

  • Jorge Vitório Pereira
  • Luc Pirio
Part of the IMPA Monographs book series (IMPA, volume 2)


In its classical form, web geometry studies local configurations of finitely many smooth foliations in general position. In Sect. 1.1 the basic definitions of our subject are laid down and the algebraic webs are introduced. These are among the most important examples of the whole theory.


Global Web Algebraic Web Smooth Web Conormal Variety Asymptotic Web 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jorge Vitório Pereira
    • 1
  • Luc Pirio
    • 2
  1. 1.Instituto de Matemática Pura e AplicadaRio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.Institut de Recherches Mathématiques de Rennes IRMAR, UMR 6625 du CNRSUniversité Rennes 1RennesFrance

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