# Complex surfaces of general type: some recent progress

Research paper by Ingrid Bauer, Fabrizio Catanese, Roberto Pignatelli

Indexed on: 21 Feb '06Published on: 21 Feb '06Published in: Mathematics - Algebraic Geometry

#### Abstract

Chapters : Old and new inequalities; Surfaces with $\chi=1$ and the bicanonical map; Surfaces with $p_g=4$; Surfaces isogeneous to a product, Beauville surfaces and the absolute Galois group;Lefschetz pencils and braid monodromies;DEF, DIFF and other equivalence relations.