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Quotients of functors of Artin rings

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 May 2009

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One of the fundamental problems in the study of moduli spaces is to give an intrinsic characterisation of representable functors of schemes, or of functors that are quotients of representable ones of some sort. Such questions are in general hard, leading naturally to geometry of algebraic stacks and spaces (see [1, 4]).

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