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Complex structures on Riemann surfaces

This is cross posted from math.SE: http://math.stackexchange.com/q/876432/9 Let $M$ be a Riemann surface and $[\alpha] \in H^{0,1}(M; T^{1,0} M) \simeq (H^0(M;K^2))^*$. Considering $\alpha$ as a map ...
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A topological criterion for connectedness of a semi-ample divisor

I have a half page long proof of the following statement, and I would like to know if this is (a corollary of) a well known statement. Maybe there is a reference or a three lines proof? Statement. ...
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Basic questions on the Hilbert scheme/ Douady space

Let $X$ be a complex projective scheme (resp. complex analytic space). The Hilbert scheme (resp. Douady space) parameterizes closed subschemes (resp. complex analytic subspaces) of $X$. More ...
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Complex geometry text/research introduction for the analyst

To give some background, I am mainly an analyst trained in harmonic/functional and do work on geometric pde's and spectral multipliers. Of late, I am trying to learn more about (research level) ...
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How does one show that slope stability of a vector bundle is an open condition with respect to the polarisation?

I would like a source for the following result, which I expect to be true (probably well known): Let $X$ be a complex projective variety, $L$ an ample line bundle and $E$ a slope stable vector bundle ...
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Flat family with special fiber $\mathbb{C}\mathbb{P}^1$

Let $C=Spec \mathbb{C}[t]/(t^{n+1})$. Let $X$ be an algebraic (or complex analytic) scheme, flat over $C$ with the structure morphism $f\colon X\to C$. Assume that the special fiber is isomorphic to ...
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When flatness of a morphism implies smoothness?

EDIT: Let $f\colon X\to C$ be a flat proper morphism of complex algebraic (or analytic) varieties. Assume the special fiber over a point $p\in C$ is smooth. Is it true that there exists a ...
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A question related to the Grauert semi-continuity theorem

Let $f\colon X\to Y$ be a proper holomorphic map of complex analytic manifolds. Assume $f$ to be submersive for simplicity, but probably it is not important. Let $\mathcal{F}$ be a coherent sheaf on ...
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A generalization of the Grauert direct image theorem

EDIT: Let $f\colon X\to Y$ be proper holomorphic submersive map of complex analytic manifolds. Let $\mathcal{F}$ be the sheaf of holomorphic sections of a holomorphic vector bundle over $X$. Assume ...
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A geometric characterization of smooth points of a complex algebraic variety

Let $X^m\subset \mathbb{C}^n$ be an irreducible $m$-dimensional complex algebraic subvariety. Let $\mathbb{C}^n$ be equipped with the standard Hermitian metric. Fix an arbitrary point $p\in X$. Let ...
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Is the total space of a family of normal varieties a normal variety?

Let $f:X \rightarrow C$ be a flat morphism from a complex variety $X$ to a smooth curve $C$. If any fiber $X_{t}=f^{-1}(t)$ is a reduced normal projective variety, is the total space $X$ a normal ...
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Chern-Weil theory for degenerated metric

If $\omega$ is a Kähler metric on a compact complex manifold $X$, the standard Chern-Weil theory says that the Chern classes $c_{i}(M)$ can be represented by forms involving the curvature of ...
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Meromorphic extension of local defining equations of a complex submanifold

let $M$ be a smooth compact complex manifold of dimension $m$ and $N\subset M$ a smooth complex submanifold of dimension $1\leq n \leq m-2$. Covering $N$ with well chosen open sets of $M$ we can ...
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Generalizing a result of Paul Andi Nagy

I am trying to generalizate a result of Paul Andi Nagy which says that in a almost Kähler manifold with parallel torsion we have $\langle \rho,\Phi-\Psi\rangle $ is a nonnegative number; in fact $$ ...
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Hirzebruch's ICM talk

Is there an English translation of Hirzebruch's 1958 ICM lecture note: KOMPLEXE MANNIGFALTIGKEITEN Thank you very much!
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Weyl group action on complexified Iwasawa decomposition

Let $G$ be a complex, reductive, algebraic group and let $G=KB$ be the complexified Iwasawa decomposition of $G$, see also [SW02]. Let $T$ be a maximal torus of $B$, therefore a maximal torus of $G$. ...
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Kahler-Einstein metrics on Toric manifolds are Torus-invariant?

let $(M,\omega)$ be a Kahler-Einstein toric manifold of complex dimension $m$. By toric manifold i mean a manifold that has an open dense subset $X$ biholomorphic to an algebraic torus ...
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Explicit local expression for Bers embedding in genus 2

Let $\mathcal T_{g,n}$ be the Teichmüller space of genus g compact Riemann surfaces with $n$ marked points. According to Riemann, this is a complex manifold of complex dimension 3g-3+n. Bers ...
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Geometric structure of flag manifolds, Borel -Weil-Bott theorem

I want to know if there is proof of Borel Weil Bott theorem, that is as geometric as it can be. Let $G$ be a semisimple compact Lie group and $T$ be a maximal torus. We know that $G/T$ is a ...
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Local polynomial form of holomorphic functions

It is well-known that a germ of a holomorphic function of $n\geq 2$ variables, with at most an isolated singularity (i.e. the singularity of the analytic variety defined by the zero locus of the ...
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If $L$ is positive, $E\otimes L^k$ is Nakano positive for some $k$

I'm trying to prove the following: Let $L$ be a positive holomorphic line bundle on a compact complex manifold $X$. For any hermitian holomorphic vector bundle $E$ on $X$, there is $k \in ...
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A reference about Dolbeault cohomology

I am looking for a reference about Dolbeault cohomology when the line bundle is not supposed to be positive.
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$E$ is a holomorphic vector bundle if and only if there is a Dolbeault operator $\bar{\partial}_E$

I am looking for a reference which shows that the following statements are equivalent for a complex vector bundle $E$: $E$ is a holomorphic vector bundle. There is a Dolbeault operator ...
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Reference for the classification of (singular) degree 4 surfaces in $\mathbb{P}^3_{\mathbb{C}}$?

I was told singular quartic algebraic surfaces in $\mathbb{P}^3_{\mathbb{C}}$ have been completely classified and their singularities have been described. Can anyone provide me with a resource where ...
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Moduli Spaces of Higher Dimensional Complex Tori

I know that the space of all complex 1-tori (elliptic curves) is modeled by $SL(2, \mathbb{R})$ acting on the upper half plane. There are many explicit formulas for this action. Similarly, I have ...
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Another reference request about dualizing sheaves for nodal surfaces

My advisor told me the following: Let $\Sigma$ be a singular surface over $\mathbb{C}$ whose singularities are all ordinary quadratic, or more generally Duval singularities. Let $\epsilon: S ...
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Reference for fact about dualizing sheaf of singular varieties

Today i was talking with my advisor and she told me the following fact: Let $S$ be a singular surface in $\mathbb{P}^3_{\mathbb{C}}$ of degree $d$. Writing $\omega_\Sigma$ for the dualizing sheaf and ...
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Question in the paper of Robert Bryant “Calibrated embeddings in the special Lagrangian and coassociative cases”

Hallo, I am trying to read the paper "Calibrated embeddings in the special Lagrangian and coassociative cases" by Robert Bryant and I have a question. I hope that maybe one of you could give me some ...
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Embedded resolution of singularities

I'd like to check with my colleagues whether I have correctly understood "embedded resolution of singularities". Let $X$ be a nonsingular projective variety over $\mathbf C$ and let $D$ be a "nice" ...
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Where do the Kähler Identities first appear?

The Kähler identities (sometimes known as the Hodge identities) are an important collection of relationships between operators on the exterior algebra of a Kähler manifold. These relationships ...
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Analytic Lagrangian Submanifolds

Hallo, I am looking for a preprint "Analytic Lagrangian Submanifolds" by Guillemin, Sternberg. I googled it but without any success. Does any one know how I could get this preprint. Or are there ...
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Intersection of plus/minus cells in Bialynicki-Birula decomposition

Let $X$ be a projective variety endowed with an algebraic $\mathbb{C}^*$-action. Assume the fixed point set $W$ is discrete. Then we have two cell decompositions of $X$: $X = \bigsqcup_{w\in W} C_w$ ...
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Can there exist Chow motives/motivic cohomology for compact Kähler manifolds?

Can there exist a 'reasonable' extension of the (higher) Chow groups of complex smooth projective algebraic varieties to functors on the category of compact Kähler manifolds? Are there any ...
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why do we need to study entire curves?

Good afternoon, I'm just curious about this question, because I see that there are a lot of papers which study the value distribution of an entire curve $f\colon \mathbb{C}\to X,$ with X a complex ...
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Weitzenböck Identities

I asked this question at Maths Stack Exchange, but I haven't received any replies yet (I'm not sure how long I should wait before it is acceptable to ask here, assuming there is such a period of ...
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Hsiung on the Complex Structure of $S^6$

In 1986 C. C. Hsiung published a paper "Nonexistence of a Complex Structure on the Six-Sphere" and in 1995 he even wrote a monograph "Almost Complex and Complex Structures" to further elaborate on his ...
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Same betti numbers as $\Bbb{CP}^n$

I am sure that there is an answer out there for the following question. If one is given an n dimensional Kahler manifold $X$ with Betti numbers that are the same as in the case of $\Bbb{CP}^n$, then ...
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Hermitian Christoffel Symbols

Does anyone know of some good references for computing Christoffel symbols for Hermitian metrics? A quick Google search turns up this. The following formula appears on page 4: $$\Gamma_{AB}^C = ...
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Almost Complex Structure approach to Deformation of Compact Complex Manifolds

I don't know much about the deformation of compact complex manifolds, I've only read chapter 6 of Huybrechts' book Complex Geometry: An Introduction. There are two parts to this chapter. The second ...
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motivating examples of family of Hodge structure

Let $\phi: \chi \to B$ be a proper holomophic submersion with smooth fiber $X$. Then, we get local systems $R^i \phi_* \mathbb C$ and corresponding flat connection $(B, \bigtriangledown)$ In this ...
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Algebraic De Rham cup product versus Betti cup product

Let $X$ be a smooth projective variety over $\mathbf{C}$ of complex dimension $2n$. Let $C_1,C_2\subseteq X$ be two closed subvarieties of complex dimension $n$. Then we get two Betti homology ...
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Moderate growth functions on complex algebraic varieties.

Does anybody know a reference that discusses moderate growth (continuous or measurable) functions on complex algebraic varieties? I'm interested in such a discussion in the generality of varieties ...
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Why the letter “p” for genus?

Does anybody know why the genus (arithmetic or geometric) of a curve was historically denoted by $p$ ($p_a$ and $p_g$)? What does the letter "$p$" stand for? Any references would be greatly ...
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Complex manifold which is algebraic away from codimension \ge 2

If $X$ is a complex manifold and $Z$ is a closed subset of codimension $\ge 2$ such that $X-Z$ has an algebraic structure, then is $X$ algebraic; i.e. a scheme? If not is $X$ an algebraic space? ...
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Curvature and Symmetry on Kähler manifolds

Hi there, Suppose $X$ is a Kähler manifold that has an analytic isometry $S$, with $S^k = \operatorname{Id}$ ($k \in \Bbb N$). In a situation like this (maybe with additional assumptions on $X$) can ...
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Monge Ampere equations

I am a graduate student trying to understand complex Monge-Ampere equations(mostly on complex manifolds with or without boundary, but also in C^n), but I can't put my hand on any monograph/textbook ...
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Composition of circle inversions

I would like to understand the map of $\mathbb{C}$ to $\mathbb{C}$ that results by iterating inversion in a unit circle. Let $f(z)$ for $z \in \mathbb{C}$ invert $z$ in a unit circle centered on ...
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Calculating a curvature tensor by polarization

I'm reading some articles by Siu and Nannicini on the Weil-Petersson metric associated to families of compact Kahler-Einstein manifolds. In each article Siu and Nannicini construct a Weil-Petersson ...
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A (non-Kahler) metric on projectivised vector bundles

Given a hermitian holomorphic vector bundle (E, h) on a complex manifold-with-a-metric (X,g), then consider the following (natural) construction of a metric on the total space of $\mathbb{P}(E)$ : ...
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Grauert's criteria for ample line bundles

In their book "Compact complex surfaces",W,P.Barth,K.Hulek,C.A.M.Peters and Van De Ven refer to the following theorem: Let $X$ be a compact complex space and $L$ a holomorphic line bundle on $X$.Then ...