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Semiring of vector bundles on $\mathbb{C}\mathbb{P}^1$

Consider the semiring $$\mathbb{N}[H,H^{-1}]/(H^p+H^q = H^{p+q}+1)_{p,q \in \mathbb{Z}}.$$ Is it finitely presentable? Is there any simplification of the relations (except for $p \geq q \geq 0$)? ...
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Variety of commutative semi group [on hold]

V is a variety of commutative semi group satisfying the identity $x^2 = x^3$. I need to prove that: $|F_V(\{x_1\dots,x_n\})|$ = $3^n -1$. Any hints on this ? $F_V$ is V-free algebra.
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showing that a set of linear forms is closed (Bruns and Herzog, Theorem 4.2.12)

Let $k$ be an infinite field and $R$ a homogeneous $k$-algebra, i.e. a $k$-algebra that is generated by linear forms. Let $s = \sup\left\{\dim_k h R_{n-1} : h \in R_1\right\}$, where $R_i$ denotes the ...
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Equating coefficients [migrated]

Heading Excuse me,i don't know how to deal with this problem,i try it for all time of last night, this equation is on "Concrete Mathematics" page 200: d(n) is the number of derangements,e^z is the ...
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What is the maximal ideal of $z[t,t^{-1}]\otimes Q$? [migrated]

I know the $z[t,t^{-1}]$ is a localization of $z[t]$.But I do not know the maximal ideal of $z[t,t^{-1}]\otimes Q$? Many thanks!
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Is there an intuitionistic generalized boolean algebra (of Stone)?

A "boolean algebra without the greatest element" was called by Stone "generalized boolean algebra" and he axiomatized it. Is there any publication about "preudo-boolean algebras without the greatest ...
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Surjectivity of $f\colon M\rightarrow \Gamma_{pR_p}(M_p)$

Let $R$ be a Noetherian ring and let $M$ is finitely generated $R$-module.Suppose $p$ is a minimal prime in $\text{Supp}_RM$. Then $f\colon M\rightarrow \Gamma_{pR_p}(M_p)$ that $f(m)=m /1 $ is ...
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For Finite Dual when is $(A \otimes A)^o = A^o \otimes A^0$?

Let $A$ be any $k$-algebra. The finite dual or restricted dual of $A$ is $$ A^o = \{f \in A^* ~ | ~ f(I)= 0, \text{ for some ideal } I \subseteq A, \text{ such that } \text{dim}_k(A/I) < \infty\}. ...
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Can the property of essential finite type checked at a point?

Let $k$ be a field, and let $A$ be a commutative $k$-algebra which is noetherian. Suppose that for each prime ideal $p$ of $A$, it holds that the field $k(p)$, the field of fractions of $A/p$ has ...
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Algebraic Geometry for non-mathematician [closed]

I think I sound stupid but I have heard a lot about Algebraic Geometry as a subject and wish to study it without actually studying abstract algebra. I have never studied abstract algebra since I am a ...
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Surjectivity of $f\colon\Gamma_Z(M)\rightarrow\bigoplus_{p\in Z\backslash Z'}\Gamma_{pR_p}(M_p)$

Suppose $Z'\subseteq Z\subseteq\text{Spec} R$ such that every element in $Z\backslash Z'$ is a minimal element (with respect to inclusion as ideals) in $Z$. Assume further that both $Z$ and $Z'$ are ...
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Construct a minimal free resolution [closed]

Here is a question form Bruns-Herzog, Cohen-Macaulay Rings, exercise 2.3.18(a). Let $S$ be a regular local ring of dimension $4$, and $y_1$, $y_2$, $y_3$, $y_4$ a regular system of parameters. ...
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Associated primes of M/IM [closed]

Let R be a Noetherian ring, I be an ideal of R and M be an R-module. Is the following formula true? Ass(M/IM)=Ass(M)∩V(I) Thanks.
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Support of Hom(R/I,M) [closed]

Let R be a Noetherian ring, I be an ideal of R and M be an R-module. Is the following formula true? SuppHom(R/I,M)=Supp(M)∩V(I) If not, under what conditions the above formula is true? Thanks.
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Graded-irreducible ideals are irreducible?

One knows that graded ideals in polynomial rings over a field are primary iff they are graded-primary. What about the irreducible ideals? Let $I$ be a graded ideal in a polynomial ring over a ...
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Homological criteria for finite generation and finite presentation of modules?

(I'm new here; if I'm doing something wrong please help me out.) In short, my question is: There are some results on the behavior of finite generation and finite presentation in exact sequences (of ...
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Can non-isomorphic field extensions be isomorphic fields?

This is related to my earlier question on isomorphism of general quotients of $\:F\hspace{.02 in}[x]\:$. Let $F$ be a field, let $p$ and $q$ be (non-zero) monic irreducible polynomials, let $I$ and ...
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Prime ideals of Z[x] [migrated]

how to build three prime ideals of Z [x] (P_1, P_2, P_3) as P_1 is strictly included in P_2 and P_2 and strictly included in P_3?
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Universal coefficient theorem for local ring

Let $R$ be a commutative local artin $k$-algebra,where $k$ is a field with characteristic $0$.I wonder whether universal coefficient theorem holds in this case.Namely,if $C$ is a chain of flat ...
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An affine singular surface

Let $n$ be a positive integer and let $A$ be the subring of ${\mathbb C}[x,y]$ generated by $x,xy,...,xy^n$. Let $S=Spec(A)$. This is an affine surface, which is clearly singular if $n\neq 1$. Is ...
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Computing the minimal free resolution of a coherent sheaf on projective space

Most books on commutative algebra explain Grobner bases in the non graded case and minimal free resolutions in the local case. I like projective geometry and want to compute the minimal free ...
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Can you overcome the 6th degree obstruction?

I read and am still thinking about a 3-year old paper from the Danish-Norwegian "Niels Abel Journal". Two authors, named Somethingson (not Jacobson) and another Somethingelseson (still not Jacobson), ...
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Is every Noetherian Commutative Ring a quotient of a Noetherian Domain?

This was an interesting question posed to me by a friend who is very interested in commutative algebra. It also has some nice geometric motivation. The question is in two parts. The first, as stated ...
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Relation between dimension of Proj(S) and dimension of S

Let $S$ be Noetherian standard ${\mathbb{N}}^r$ graded ring where $S_{\underline{0}}$ is an Aritinian local ring. $$Proj(S)=\lbrace{P\in Spec S | S_{++}\not\subseteq P, P\hspace{0.1cm} ...
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Doubt in this proof of Horrocks theorem

I'm beginning to study some research papers and I need right now to understand the solution of Vaseršteĭn of Serre's theorem (simplest proof of this theorem), to do so, I'm beginning to understand ...
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composition of Puiseux series?

Formal series over a field (or ring) k can be composed in the following sense: given $y \in k[[x]]$, $y$ lying in the maximal ideal, there exists a unique map of topological rings $k[[x]] \to k[[x]]$ ...
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Two questions regarding $f$-adic completions of (non noetherian) rings

Lately I've looked at $f$-adic completions of commutative rings. I had posted two questions regarding the topic on math.SE which didn't receive any attention and I think they might be fit for ...
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reduction of an admissible filtration

Let $(R,m)$ be a local ring and $I$ an $m$-primary ideal of $R.$ $\lbrace I_n\rbrace_{n\in\mathbb{Z} }$ is called $I$-admissible filtration 1) if $m\geq n$ then $I_m\subset I_n.$ 2) for all $m,n,$ ...
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local cohomology mayer-vietoris sequence

(I originally asked this question on Math.SE here. As suggested on meta.MathOverflow (posting an unanswered Math.SE question on MathOverflow), I've waited about a week before reposting it here. Note ...
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local cohomology of Buchsbaum ring

Let $(R,m)$ be a Buchsbaum ring of dimension d. Can we say that $d$-th local cohomology $H_{m}^d(R)$ has finite length?
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Relation between local cohomology and koszul cohomology of multigraded ring

Let $R$ be a ${\mathbb {Z}}^k$-graded Noetherian ring, $J=(x,y)$ an ideal of $R$ where $x,y\in R_{(1,\ldots,1)}.$ Is this following true $$H_{J}^i(R)=\underset{n}\varinjlim{H^i((x^n,y^n),R)},$$ where ...
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A naive algebraic geometry question

Suppose $X$ is a scheme over a ring $A$, $B$ is an $A$-algebra, and $X\times_AB$ is affine. I am looking for conditions on $A$ and $B$ (and perhaps the structure morphism of $X$ over $A$) that will ...
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Endomorphism Ring of Indecomposable MCM Modules

Let $R = k[[x, y]]/(f)$, where $k$ is algebraically closed of characteristic zero. I'm particularly interested in studying the endomorphism ring of indecomposable MCM (maximal Cohen-Macaulay) modules ...
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Rings for which no polynomial induces the zero function

For any commutative ring $R$ let $R[x]$ denote the ring of polynomials with coefficients in $R$. Any polynomial $p \in R[x]$ naturally induces a function $\hat{p} :R \rightarrow R$. In some cases, a ...
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Spectral sequences and Koszul complexes in Deformation Theory

I'm reading this paper of A. Vistoli and I have some questions about the discussion in page 5. This is the context (If you don't want to download the paper): Let $A'$ be a noetherian local ring with ...
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Factorisation of a biquadratic polynomial

Let $u,v\in\mathbb{Z},$ and let $f=X^4+uX^2+v.$ Let $p$ be a prime number, and let $r\geq 1.$ In a paper I'm reading, one can find the following result. $\bf{Proposition. }$If $f$ is reducible ...
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Multivariable irreducible polynomials over finite fields [migrated]

It is not difficult to prove the following result, and it seems that it should be already proved. I would appreciate it if someone offer me some reference to it. For any $f(x_1,\dots, x_n)=\sum ...
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Can one prove that toric varieties are Cohen-Macaulay by finding a regular sequence?

It's well-known that if $P$ is a finitely generated saturated submonoid of $\mathbb{Z}^n$, then the monoid algebra $k[P]$ is Cohen-Macaulay (at the maximal ideal $m = (P-0)k[P]$). However, all proofs ...
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Computing toric ideals via saturation and Groebner bases of toric ideals

About a month ago I asked this question on math.stackexchange and unfortunately there was no response. Perhaps someone here knows the answer. Let $A \in \mathbb{Z}^{m \times n}$ be a matrix of full ...
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Dimension of a commuting nilpotent variety

Fix $k$ an algebraically closed field, $n$ a natural number, and $\lambda=(\lambda_1,\ldots,\lambda_m)$ a partition of $n$. Let $A$ be any $n\times n$ nilpotent matrix with entries in $k$ whose ...
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a net of quadrics and the corresponding intersection

Let $Q_i(i=1,2,3)$ be quadric hypersurface in $\mathbb{P}^4$. Consider a net of quadrics $\Lambda=(Q_1,Q_2,Q_3)$. I can't understand some part of proof of Corollary 2.8(p.11) in Stability of genus 5 ...
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Study of convex polytopes via commutative algebra

Let $P \subset \mathbb{R}^d$ be any convex polytope with integral vertices, and let $M$ be the additive submonoid of $\mathbb{R}^{d+1}$ which is generated by $\{ (v,1) : v \in P \cap \mathbb{Z}^d \}$. ...
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Submodul of finite ring extension

Let $R \hookrightarrow S$ be a finite extension of noetherian rings. Let $I \subseteq S$ be an $R$-submodule of $S$. Are there any sufficient criteria on $I$ such that it is in fact an ideal of $S$? ...
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Direct image of an ideal sheaf along a blow-up

Suppose that $I\subseteq\mathbb{C}[x_0,\ldots,x_n]$ is a saturated homogeneous ideal. Let $\mathcal{I}\subseteq\mathcal{O}_{\mathbb{P}^n}$ denote the corresponding coherent ideal sheaf, and then let ...
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Saturation of a subalgebra over the Tate-algebra inside the power series ring

Let $A$ be a discrete valuation ring and $\pi$ a uniformizer. Over $A$ we consider the Tate-algebra $$A\langle t \rangle =\{ f=\sum_{n=0}^\infty a_nt^n \mid a_n\in A, \lim_{n\to \infty} \lvert ...
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The standard topology of a module over a noetherian local ring

Let $A$ be a noetherian local ring with maximal ideal $m$. One says that an $A$-module $X$ is discrete if for every $x\in X$, there is a natural number $n$ such that $m^n.x=0$. My question is: Given ...
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Name and references for a “twisted” addition in a ring

This question may seem a little unmotivated, but it actually isn't something that just occurred to me out of nowhere. It stems from a discussion I had the other day with a friend and is directly ...
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Formal completion of the normal bundle

Let me for simplicity start with affine case. If $X=\operatorname{Spec}(A)$ is an affine variety $Z \subset X$ is a closed affine subvariety $Z=\operatorname{Spec}(A/I)$. What conditions are ...
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Hochschild homology of upper triangular matrix algebra?

Let $K$ be a field and $A$ the associative unital $K$-algebra of all $n\times n$ upper triangular matrices with entries in $K$. What is $\dim_K$ of its hochschild homology $HH_k(A;A)$? Is there any ...
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intersection of finitely many maximal ideals

For what commutative rings with infinitely many maximal ideals we can say that the intersection of any combination of finitely many maximal ideals is not zero? Obviously it holds for Dedekind domains ...