This booklet is the result of the 1996 Warwick Algebraic Geometry EuroConference, containing seventeen survey and examine articles chosen from the main remarkable modern study subject matters in algebraic geometry. a number of of the articles are expository: between those a stunning brief exposition via Paranjape of the recent and intensely easy method of the solution of singularities; an in depth essay via Ito and Nakamura at the ubiquitous A,D,E category, situated round basic floor singularities; a dialogue by means of Morrison of the recent precise Lagrangian method of giving geometric foundations to reflect symmetry; and deep, informative surveys via Siebert and Behrend on Gromow-Witten invariants, treating them from the perspective of algebraic and symplectic geometry. the remainder articles conceal a large move component to the main major study issues in algebraic geometry. This contains Gromow-Witten invariants, Hodge thought, Calabi-Yau 3-folds, replicate symmetry and type of types.
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