By Ivan Cheltsov, Ciro Ciliberto, Hubert Flenner, James McKernan, Yuri G. Prokhorov, Mikhail Zaidenberg

The major concentration of this quantity is at the challenge of describing the automorphism teams of affine and projective types, a classical topic in algebraic geometry the place, in either situations, the automorphism crew is frequently endless dimensional. the gathering covers a variety of issues and is meant for researchers within the fields of classical algebraic geometry and birational geometry (Cremona teams) in addition to affine geometry with an emphasis on algebraic team activities and automorphism teams. It provides unique study and surveys and gives a beneficial assessment of the present cutting-edge in those topics.

Bringing jointly experts from projective, birational algebraic geometry and affine and complicated algebraic geometry, together with Mori concept and algebraic team activities, this booklet is the results of resulting talks and discussions from the convention “Groups of Automorphisms in Birational and Affine Geometry” held in October 2012, on the CIRM, Levico Terme, Italy. The talks on the convention highlighted the shut connections among the above-mentioned components and promoted the trade of information and techniques from adjoining fields.

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P2 the blow-up of the four points, and by E2 ; EN2 X1 the curves contracted onto p2 ; pN2 respectively. Let p3 2 E2 be a point, and pN3 2 EN2 its conjugate. We assume that there is no conic of P2 passing through p1 ; pN1 ; p2 ; pN2 ; p3 ; pN3 and let 2 W X2 ! X1 be the blow-up of p3 ; pN3 . On X , the strict transforms of the two conics C; CN of P2 , passing through p1 ; pN1 ; p2 ; pN2 ; p3 and p1 ; pN1 ; p2 ; pN2 ; pN3 respectively, are non-real conjugate disjoint . 1/ curves. The contraction of these two curves gives a birational morphism Á2 W X2 !

Vinberg for useful consultations. Special thanks are due to the referees and the editors for careful reading, constructive criticism and important suggestions. Both authors were partially supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of Russian Federation, project 8214. The first author was supported by the Dynasty Foundation, the SimonsIUM Grant, and the RFBR grant 12-01-00704. Additive Actions on Projective Hypersurfaces 33 References 1. I. Arzhantsev, Flag varieties as equivariant compactifications of Gna .

Proof. Assertion (1) follows from (2) with b1 D b2 D 1. 1; 1/ D 0, and the second one is 0 by (1). b; aa0 / D 0. Since F is non-degenerate, we obtain (3). a; a0 / D 0 for all a0 2 W . a; enC1 / D for some nonzero 2 K. 1; enC1/ D , then F . a 1; enC1/ D 0, and the vector a 1 is in the kernel of the form F . F / the matrix of a bilinear form F in a given basis. Proposition 6. F / D B ::: B @0 0 ::: 1 ::: :: : : : : 0 ::: 1 0 ::: W D he1 ; : : : ; en i; 1 1 0C C :: C :C C 1 0A 0 0 :: : 0 0 Proof. 1; enC1 / D 1.