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On homomorphisms between Cremona groups

Urech, Christian. (2016) On homomorphisms between Cremona groups. Preprints Fachbereich Mathematik, 2016 (04).

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Abstract

We look at algebraic embeddings of the Cremona group in n variables $Cr_n(\mathbb{C})$ to the groups of birational transformations Bir(M) of an algebraic variety M. First we study geometrical properties of an example of an embedding of $Cr_2(\mathbb{C})$ into $Cr_5(\mathbb{C})$ that is due to Gizatullin. In a second part, we give a full classification of all algebraic embeddings of $Cr_2(\mathbb{C})$ into Bir(M), where dim(M) = 3 and generalize this result partially to algebraic embeddings of $Cr_n(\mathbb{C})$ into Bir(M), where dim(M) = n + 1, for arbitrary n. In particular, this yields a classification of all algebraic $PGL_{n+1}(\mathbb{C})$-actions on smooth projective varieties of dimension n + 1 that can be extended to rational actions of $Cr_n(\mathbb{C})$.
Faculties and Departments:05 Faculty of Science > Departement Mathematik und Informatik > Mathematik > Algebra (Blanc)
12 Special Collections > Preprints Fachbereich Mathematik
UniBasel Contributors:Urech, Christian
Item Type:Preprint
Publisher:Universität Basel
Language:English
Last Modified:06 May 2019 22:52
Deposited On:28 Mar 2019 09:51

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