One of many major achievements of algebraic geometry during the last 20 years is the paintings of Mori and others extending minimum types and the Enriques-Kodaira category to 3-folds. This built-in suite of papers facilities round purposes of Mori conception to birational geometry. 4 of the papers (those through Pukhlikov, Fletcher, Corti, and the lengthy joint paper via Corti, Pukhlikov and Reid) figure out intimately the speculation of birational pressure of Fano 3-folds. those contributions paintings for the 1st time with a consultant type of Fano types, 3-fold hypersurfaces in weighted projective house, they usually comprise an enticing introductory therapy with a wealth of certain computation of designated situations.
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