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**Published:**2017**Number of pages:**576 pages**Format:**PDF**File Size:**19.13 MB**Authors:**James Carlson

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This up-to-date introduction to Griffiths’ theory of period maps and period domains focusses on algebraic, group-theoretic and differential geometric aspects. Starting with an explanation of Griffiths’ basic theory, the authors go on to introduce spectral sequences and Koszul complexes that are used to derive results about cycles on higher-dimensional algebraic varieties such as the Noether–Lefschetz theorem and Nori’s theorem. They explain differential geometric methods, leading up to proofs of Arakelov-type theorems, the theorem of the fixed part and the rigidity theorem. They also use Higgs bundles and harmonic maps to prove the striking result that not all compact quotients of period domains are Kähler. This thoroughly revised second edition includes a new third part covering important recent developments, in which the group-theoretic approach to Hodge structures is explained, leading to Mumford–Tate groups and their associated domains, the Mumford–Tate varieties and generalizations of Shimura varieties.

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Editorial Reviews: Review Review of previous edition: ‘This book, dedicated to Philip Griffiths, provides an excellent introduction to the study of periods of algebraic integrals and their applications to complex algebraic geometry. In addition to the clarity of the presentation and the wealth of information, this book also contains numerous problems which render it ideal for use in a graduate course in Hodge theory.’ Mathematical ReviewsReview of previous edition: ‘… generally more informal and differential-geometric in its approach, which will appeal to many readers … the book is a useful introduction to Carlos Simpson’s deep analysis of the fundamental groups of compact Kähler manifolds using harmonic maps and Higgs bundles.’ Burt Totaro, University of Cambridge’This monograph provides an excellent introduction to Hodge theory and its applications to complex algebraic geometry.’ Gregory Pearlstein, Nieuw Archief voor Weskunde Book Description An introduction to Griffiths’ theory of period maps and domains, focused on algebraic, group-theoretic and differential geometric aspects. About the Author James Carlson is Professor Emeritus at the University of Utah. From 2003 to 2012, he was president of the Clay Mathematics Institute, New Hampshire. Most of Carlson’s research is in the area of Hodge theory.Stefan Müller-Stach is Professor of number theory at Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany. He works in arithmetic and algebraic geometry, focussing on algebraic cycles and Hodge theory, and his recent research interests include period integrals and the history and foundations of mathematics. Recently, he has published monographs on number theory (with J. Piontkowski) and period numbers (with A. Huber), as well as an edition of some works of Richard Dedekind.Chris Peters is a retired professor from the Université Grenoble Alpes, France and has a research position at the Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands. He is widely known for the monographs Compact Complex Surfaces (with W. Barth, K. Hulek and A. van de Ven, 1984), as well as Mixed Hodge Structures, (with J. Steenbrink, 2008). He has also written shorter treatises on the motivic aspects of Hodge theory, on motives (with J. P. Murre and J. Nagel) and on applications of Hodge theory in mirror symmetry (with Bertin). Read more

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