# Geometry of algebraic curves

@inproceedings{Arbarello1985GeometryOA, title={Geometry of algebraic curves}, author={Enrico Arbarello and Maurizio Cornalba and Phillip A. Griffiths and J. C. Harris}, year={1985} }

Preface.- Guide to the Reader.- Chapter IX. The Hilbert Scheme.- Chapter X. Nodal curves.- Chapter XI. Elementary deformation theory and some applications.- Chapter XII. The moduli space of stable curves.- Chapter XIII. Line bundles on moduli.- Chapter XIV. The projectivity of the moduli space of stable curves.- Chapter XV. The Teichmuller point of view.- Chapter XVI. Smooth Galois covers of moduli spaces.- Chapter XVII. Cycles on the moduli spaces of stable curves.- Chapter XVIII. Cellular…

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