By Sebastien Boucksom, Philippe Eyssidieux, Vincent Guedj

This quantity collects lecture notes from classes provided at a number of meetings and workshops, and gives the 1st exposition in e-book kind of the elemental idea of the Kähler-Ricci circulation and its present state of the art. whereas numerous first-class books on Kähler-Einstein geometry can be found, there were no such works at the Kähler-Ricci movement. The publication will function a useful source for graduate scholars and researchers in complicated differential geometry, complicated algebraic geometry and Riemannian geometry, and may expectantly foster extra advancements during this interesting region of research.

The Ricci circulate used to be first brought via R. Hamilton within the early Eighties, and is vital in G. Perelman’s celebrated facts of the Poincaré conjecture. while really good for Kähler manifolds, it turns into the Kähler-Ricci movement, and decreases to a scalar PDE (parabolic advanced Monge-Ampère equation).

As a spin-off of his step forward, G. Perelman proved the convergence of the Kähler-Ricci circulate on Kähler-Einstein manifolds of confident scalar curvature (Fano manifolds). presently after, G. Tian and J. track stumbled on a posh analogue of Perelman’s principles: the Kähler-Ricci stream is a metric embodiment of the minimum version software of the underlying manifold, and flips and divisorial contractions suppose the position of Perelman’s surgeries.

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