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Affine Scheme

A technical mathematical object defined as the Spectrum $\sigma(A)$ of a set of Prime Ideals of a commutative Ring $A$ regarded as a local ringed space with a structure sheaf.

See also Scheme


Iyanaga, S. and Kawada, Y. (Eds.). ``Schemes.'' §18E in Encyclopedic Dictionary of Mathematics. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, p. 69, 1980.

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