An overview of Manin's conjecture for del Pezzo surfaces

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Abstract

This paper surveys recent progress towards the Manin conjecture for (singular and non-singular) del Pezzo surfaces. To illustrate some of the techniques available, an upper bound of the expected order of magnitude is established for a singular del Pezzo surface of degree four.
Translated title of the contributionAn overview of Manin's conjecture for del Pezzo surfaces
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAnalytic number theory -- a tribute to Gauss and Dirichlet (Goettingen)
EditorsW. Duke, Y. Tschinkel
Pages39 - 56
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Bibliographical note

Conference Proceedings/Title of Journal: Analytic number theory -- a tribute to Gauss and Dirichlet
Conference Organiser: W. Duke and Y. Tschinkel

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