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By David Mumford

ISBN-10: 0387076034

ISBN-13: 9780387076034

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1. Let V be a subset of Pn . We define the ideal of V by the formula Ip (V ) = {F ∈ k[X0 , . . 1)}. 2. 1 (cf. 2) b) The operation Ip is decreasing. c) If V is a projective algebraic set, then Vp (Ip (V )) = V . If I is an ideal, then I ⊂ Ip (Vp (I)). d) We have Ip (Pn ) = (0) and I(∅) = k[X0 , . . , Xn ]. 3. Irreducibility. The definitions and results of Chapter I can be easily translated mutatis mutandis into projective geometry. Assume now that the field k is algebraically closed. There is then a projective version of the affine Nullstellensatz.

We denote the set of regular maps from V to W by Reg(V, W ). 2. It is clear that we obtain in this way a category: the identity is a morphism, as is the composition of two morphisms. All the usual notions— isomorphisms, automorphisms, and so forth—therefore apply. We note that morphisms are continuous maps for the Zariski topology (which is to say that the preimage of an algebraic set under a morphism is again an algebraic set), but the converse is false (for example, any bijective map from k to k is continuous for the Zariski topology but is not necessarily polynomial).

Xn ] and x ∈ Pn . We say that x is a zero of F if F (x) = 0 for any system of homogeneous coordinates x for x. We then write either F (x) = 0 or F (x) = 0. If F is homogeneous, it is enough to check that F (x) = 0 for any system of homogeneous coordinates. If F = F0 + F1 + · · · + Fr , where Fi is homogeneous of degree i, then it is necessary and sufficient that Fi (x) = 0 for all i. 30 II Projective algebraic sets Proof. Only the last statement needs to be proved. If F (λx) = λr Fr (x) + · · · + λF1 (x) + F0 (x) = 0 for any λ, then since k is infinite all the values Fi (x) vanish.

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