Lectures on Curves on Rational and Unirational Surfaces
by Masayoshi Miyanishi
Publisher: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research 1978
Number of pages: 267
From the table of contents: Introduction; Geometry of the affine line (Locally nilpotent derivations, Algebraic pencils of affine lines, Flat fibrations by the affine line); Curves on an affine rational surface; Unirational surfaces; etc.
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