On the fundamental groups of normal varieties

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We show that the fundamental groups of normal complex algebraic varieties share many properties of the fundamental groups of smooth varieties. The jump loci of rank one local systems on a normal variety are related to the jump loci of a resolution and of a smoothing of this variety.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Arapura, D; Dimca, A; Hain, R

Published Date

  • August 1, 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 4

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0219-1997

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1142/S0219199715500650

Citation Source

  • Scopus