By Christopher D. Hacon, Sándor Kovács

This ebook specializes in fresh advances within the category of advanced projective kinds. it's divided into components. the 1st half provides an in depth account of contemporary leads to the minimum version application. particularly, it encompasses a whole facts of the theorems at the life of flips, at the lifestyles of minimum versions for different types of log normal sort and of the finite iteration of the canonical ring. the second one half is an advent to the idea of moduli areas. It contains issues similar to representing and moduli functors, Hilbert schemes, the boundedness, neighborhood closedness and separatedness of moduli areas and the boundedness for forms of normal type.

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This is a technical result that is used extensively throughout the minimal model program. Note that it is known to fail in characteristic p > 0 and this failure is the main reason why the results described in this book do not readily extend to characteristic p > 0. 45 (Kawamata-Viehweg vanishing). Let f W Y ! Y; / is klt. KY C L/ D 0 for j > 0: This vanishing theorem has many important consequences. Here we recall a few. I. 46. Let f W Y ! L/ D 0 for j > 0: Proof. 68]. Not suprisingly Kawamata-Viehweg vanishing has interesting applications to the study of the singularities of klt pairs.

23. X; /. 24 (Adjunction). X; / be a lc pair and S bc a normal component of bc of coefﬁcient 1. O X;P /). X; / is plt, f W Y ! KY C /jT D KT C T . Proof. See §16 of [Kol92]. 25. S /. 26. Du Val singularities are discussed in §4 of [KM98]. Terminal and canonical 3-fold singularities are discussed in [Rei87]. A generalization of klt, lc, canonical, terminal pairs to the context where K X C is not R-Cartier is deﬁned in [HdF08]. 27. Let X be the cone over a rational curve of degree n with vertex O 2 X .

D/ D 0. L / D X ). D/. B. X; L / which is deﬁned on the complement of the base locus of L . X /. 1/. In particular L is Cartier. A line bundle L is called semiample if L ˝m is generated by global sections for m 0. L is very ample if L is an embedding and it is ample if L ˝m is very ample for some integer m > 0. X /) for m 0. Note that in this case L ˝m W X Ü P ˝m L is not necessarily generated by global sections, so L ˝m is not necessarily deﬁned everywhere. D/jCP/. X; R/, then we let D C D dj ci Dj Ci .