Lectures on Deformations of Singularities
by Michael Artin
Publisher: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research 1976
Number of pages: 110
These notes are based on a series of lectures given at the Tata Institute in January-February, 1973. The lectures are centered about the work of M. Scahlessinger and R. Elkik on infinitesimal deformations. Contents: Formal Theory and Computations; Elkik's Theorems on Algebraization.
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