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Stable branch curves and braid monodromies. (English) Zbl 0476.14005
Algebraic geometry, Proc. Conf., Chicago Circle 1980, Lect. Notes Math. 862, 107-192 (1981).

14E20 Coverings in algebraic geometry
20F36 Braid groups; Artin groups
14J25 Special surfaces
14F35 Homotopy theory and fundamental groups in algebraic geometry
14H30 Coverings of curves, fundamental group
14H45 Special algebraic curves and curves of low genus