Mumford’s influence on the moduli theory of algebraic varieties

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We give a short appreciation of Mumford’s work on the moduli of varieties by putting it into historical context. By reviewing earlier works we highlight the innovations introduced by Mumford. Then we discuss recent developments whose origins can be traced back to Mumford’s ideas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)619-647
Number of pages29
JournalPure and Applied Mathematics Quarterly
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Mathematics


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