Stable branch curves and braid monodromies. (English) Zbl 0476.14005

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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


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