By Peter Orlik

This ebook is predicated on sequence of lectures given at a summer season college on algebraic combinatorics on the Sophus Lie Centre in Nordfjordeid, Norway, in June 2003, one by way of Peter Orlik on hyperplane preparations, and the opposite one via Volkmar Welker on loose resolutions. either themes are crucial elements of present examine in quite a few mathematical fields, and the current booklet makes those subtle instruments on hand for graduate students.

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