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The geometric automorphism group of a curve is the automorphism group of its base change to the algebraic closure of its base field.

If $X$ is a curve over a field $k$, its geometric automorphism group is denoted $\mathrm{Aut}(X_{\bar{k}})$.

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  • Last edited by John Voight on 2020-10-10 13:02:48
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