Flops Connect Minimal Models

  • Yujiro Kawamata

    University of Tokyo, Japan


A result by Birkar-Cascini–Hacon–McKernan together with the boundedness of length of extremal rays implies that different minimal models can be connected by a sequence of flops.

Cite this article

Yujiro Kawamata, Flops Connect Minimal Models. Publ. Res. Inst. Math. Sci. 44 (2008), no. 2, pp. 419–423

DOI 10.2977/PRIMS/1210167332