Variety - Mathematics

Mathematics

  • Abelian variety, a complex torus that can be embedded into projective space
  • Abstract variety, an intrinsically defined variety
  • Algebraic variety, the basic object of study in algebraic geometry
    • Affine variety, a subset of algebraic varieties
    • Projective variety, a subset of algebraic varieties
    • Quasiprojective variety, a subset of algebraic varieties (which includes projective and affine varieties)
  • Analytic variety, an object much like an algebraic variety but defined as the zero set of finitely many (real- or complex-)analytic functions
  • Variety (universal algebra), classes of algebraic structures defined by equations in universal algebra

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