Asian Journal of Mathematics

Volume 16 (2012)

Number 3

Essentially large divisors and their arithmetic and function-theoretic inequalities

Pages: 387 – 407



Gordon Heier (University of Houston)

Min Ru (University of Houston)


otivated by the classical Theorems of Picard and Siegel and their generalizations, we define the notion of an essentially large effective divisor and derive some of its arithmetic and function-theoretic consequences. We then investigate necessary and sufficient criteria for divisors to be essentially large. In essence, we prove that on a nonsingular irreducible projective variety X with Pic(X) = Z, every effective divisor with dimX + 2 or more components in general position is essentially large.


Integral points, entire curves, hyperbolicity, Weil functions, Schmidt Subspace Theorem, Second Main Theorem

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification

11G35, 11G50, 14C20, 14G40, 32H30

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