Zariski’s Main Theorem
In §8 our discussion of normality has been largely a matter of carrying over into geometry the algebraic ideas and algebraic constructions involving integral closure. However, normality turns out to have a hidden geometric content as well, which is not so easy to discover. This involves the concept of the “branches” of a variety at a point.
KeywordsSingular Locus Quotient Field Complex Neighbourhood Birational Morphism Algebraic Construction
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