Nilpotent groups and universal coverings of smooth projective varieties

@inproceedings{Katzarkov1995NilpotentGA,
  title={Nilpotent groups and universal coverings of smooth projective varieties},
  author={Ludmil Katzarkov},
  year={1995}
}
Characterizing the universal coverings of smooth projective varieties is an old and hard question. Central to the subject is a conjecture of Shafarevich according to which the universal cover X̃ of a smooth projective variety is holomorphically convex, meaning that for every infinite sequence of points without limit points in X̃ there exists a holomorphic… CONTINUE READING