Geometric Invariant Theory

@inproceedings{Mumford1965GeometricIT,
  title={Geometric Invariant Theory},
  author={David Mumford},
  year={1965}
}
“Geometric Invariant Theory” by Mumford/Fogarty (the first edition was published in 1965, a second, enlarged edition appeared in 1982) is the standard reference on applications of invariant theory to the construction of moduli spaces. This third, revised edition has been long awaited for by the mathematical community. It is now appearing in a completely updated and enlarged version with an additional chapter on the moment map by Prof. Frances Kirwan (Oxford) and a fully updated bibliography of… 
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