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algebraic surface

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(mathematics)
A subset S of a complex n-space which consists of the set of complex solutions of a system of polynomial equations in n variables such that S is a complex two-manifold in the neighborhood of most of its points.
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4) We see that the locus is an algebraic surface of third degree.
1] defined over R, when Y is a real algebraic surface such that over all but finitely many points in the basic curve, the fibre is a nonsingular curve of genus one.
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Zariski, The theorem of Riemann-Roch for high multiples of an effective divisor on an algebraic surface, Ann.
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Shigefumi Mori, 39, of Kyoto University, has devoted much of his career to pioneering methods of classifying certain kinds of surfaces defined by algebraic equations, thereby extending the classical theory of algebraic surfaces to three dimensions.
Using this result, new methods for blending several algebraic surfaces simultaneously are derived.
Automatic determination of algebraic surfaces as loci of points, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2657, Springer, 2003