# Tagged Questions

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### Projecting solutions of Hermitian forms over local rings

Let $R$ be a local ring (commutative and with $1$) with maximal ideal $M$, with an involution $\theta$. Let $h$ be a Hermitian form on $R^n$, i.e. $h:R^n\times R^n\rightarrow R$ such that $h$ is ...

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### What is the probability that a random sequence of polynomials is regular?

Let $k$ be a finite field or a field with a height function, such as a number field.
Consider the ring $k[[x_1,\dots, x_n]]$ and let $\mathfrak{m}$ be its maximal ideal.
What is the asymptotic ...

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### formally smooth functor

Let $p$ be a prime number, $\mathcal{O}$ the integers of a finite extension of $\mathbb{Q}_p$ with residue field $k$. Let $\mathcal{C}$ be the category of complete, local, noetherian ...

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### Does the normalization morphism induce isomorphism on residue fields?

The question is basically coming from the following situation:
Let $C$ be an integral curve over a field $k$ (EDIT and assume that $k$ is not algebraically closed) and let $\phi\colon C^N\to C$ be the ...

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### Condition for a local ring whose maximal ideal is principal to be Noetherian

The statement "a local ring whose maximal ideal is principal is Noetherian" is (I think) false. The ring of germs about $0$ of $C^\infty$ functions on the real line seems to be a counterexample since ...

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### Automorphism on F_2[[X,S]]

Let us define the automorphism $\sigma$ on ${\Bbb F}_2[[X,S]]$ such that
$\sigma \colon S \mapsto S + S^2 + S^3$
$\sigma \colon X \mapsto X + S$.
It is easy to see that the ideal $(S)$ is stable ...

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### Inverse limit of Gorenstein local rings is again Gorenstein?

If we have the system of surjective ring homomorphisms
$f_{i,i+1}: R_{i+1} \twoheadrightarrow R_i$
for an arbitrary $i \geq 0$ such that all $R_i$ are Gorenstein local ring. Let us put
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### Automorphisms of complete discrete valuation ring

Let ${\Bbb F}_2[[T]]$ be a c.d.v.r over ${\Bbb F}_2$. We consider the automorphism $\sigma$ of ${\Bbb F}_2[[T]]$ such that $\sigma \colon T \mapsto T + c_2T^2 + c_3T^3 + \cdots$ with $c_i \in {\Bbb ...

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### Super-Gorenstein ideal of ${\Bbb F}_p[[X_1,\ldots,X_n]]$

Let $A \colon= {\Bbb F}_p[[X_1,\ldots,X_n]]$ be a $n$-variable power series ring over a finite field ${\Bbb F}_p$. We put ${\frak m}_A \colon= (X_1,\ldots,X_n)$.
Definition(Super-Gorenstein ideal): ...

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### Universally catenary and all its formal fibers over minimal members are Cohen-Macaulay but it has a nonCohen-Macaulay formal fiber

Please help me to find a Noetherian local ring $R$ such that: $R$ is universally catenary and all its formal fibers over minimal members of $Spec(R)$ are Cohen-Macaulay but $R$ has a nonCohen-Macaulay ...

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### PAC field : Algebraically closed field :: ? : Henselian local ring

I'm wondering if the following exists in the world as a definition. I'll use the word "pseudo-Henselian." I'll restrict to DVRs for simplicity.
I'd want to call a DVR $(R,\mathfrak{m})$ ...

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### Ring algebraically closed in its completion.

First I would like to be clear about the definition, which I am having trouble finding.
What does: The local ring $A$ is algebraically closed in $B\supset A$. (e.g. for $B:=\hat{A}$, the completion ...

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### Is there a prime of height $i$ in support of $H^i_I(R)$?

$I$ is an ideal of a local Noetherian ring $R$ and $i>0$ .
Clearly the height of primes in support of $H^i_I(R)$ is at least $i$
The question is if it
contains a prime of height $i$, specially ...

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### Example of a ring whose minimals are annihilators of idempotents?

I'm looking for examples† of rings with the property that for each
$P={\rm Ann}_R(a)\in{\rm Min}(R)$ then $a\in R$ is idempotent (ie $a^2=a$)
† other than domains!

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### ideals of a noetherian ring $R$ Cohen-Macaulay as $R-$modules

When are (prime) ideals of a noetherian ring $R$ Cohen-Macaulay as $R-$modules?
That is, $depth_R(Ann_R(P))=dim_R(R/Ann_R(P)$ for each $P\in {\rm Spec}(R)$

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### An example of a ring $R$ with the property that for each $P=Ann_R(r)\in {\rm Min}(R)$ we have $Ann_R(P)=Rr$.

I'm looking for an example of a commutative (preferably local) ring $R$ such that ${\rm dim}R>0$ and $R$ has the property that for each $P=Ann_R(r)\in {\rm Min}(R)$ we have $Ann_R(P)=Rr$.
This ...

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### Open idempotents in modules over a local ring

Let $R$ be a local ring. By an open idempotent I mean an $R$-module $F$ equipped with a homomorphism $e : F \to R$ such that $e \otimes F = F \otimes e$ is an isomorphism $F \otimes F \cong F$ (this ...

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### Artin approximation theorems over non-regular rings/non-Noetherian rings

In Artin1968 he considers $\underline{analytic}$ equations, but over the ring $R=k\{x_1,..,x_n\}$. In Artin1969 he works with $R=k\{x_1,..,x_n\}/I$, not necessarily regular, but considers ...

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### working with local rings: “abstract” vs “geometric” proofs

Let $R$ be a local ring (commutative, Noetherian, over an algebraically closed field; if needed Henselian). Suppose one wants to prove some statement.
Suppose $R$ happens to be the ring of ...

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### “thematic” algebras

I scoured what I could in the literature but I have yet to find the information that should be out there. Consider the property
(P1) Every local subalgebra can be embedded in a local ideal ...

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### Can a zerodivisor reduce both the depth and the dimension?

In this question $R$ is a commutative noetherian local ring with unity.
One can construct examples of rings $R$ and zerodivisors $z$ such that $\dim R/(z)=\dim R-1$, e.g., $S\colon=k[a,b,c],\ ...

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### Depth zero, high dimension

$\textbf{Question: }$We know that the depth of a noetherian local ring is at most the dimension. Do there exist noetherian local rings with high dimension but zero depth? If not, what's the smallest ...

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### Lengths over a local ring

Let $A$ be a noetherian domain, $\mathfrak{m}$ а maximal ideal, $s$ a non-zero element of $\mathfrak{m}$, $d= \dim A_\mathfrak{m}$.
Is the following claim true?
Claim:
For any $\epsilon>0$, there ...

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### Modules with small support have big depth - reference wanted

Hello,
I would appreciate an exact reference / proof of the following fact, which I am almost able to prove, but not really:
Let $A$ be a regular Noetherian comm. ring, of finite Krull dimension. ...

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### On the comparison of linear topologies on a local ring

Let $R$ be a local ring, $a_{\lambda}$ be a decreasing net of ideals, indexed by a directed set, such that each $a_{\lambda}$ is contained in the nilradical ideal and $\bigcap a_{\lambda}=(0)$. Then ...

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### On the Completion of a complete local ring

Let $(R,\mathfrak{m})$ be a complete local ring, $a_{\lambda}$ be a decreasing net of ideals in $R$, indexed by a directed set. Consider the completion under $a_{\lambda}$-topology ...

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### A particular Isomorphism of graded algebras over a regular local ring

In Hartshorne's "Algebraic Geometry", the following statement is a weaker form of Theorem 8.21A (e), which he quotes from Matsumuura's book on commutative algebra:
Proposition. Let $R$ be a ...

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### Can you suggest a good name for a local homomorphism φ:(R,m)->(S,n) of local rings with the property that φ(m)S is n-primary?

Can you suggest a good name for a local homomorphism $(R,\mathfrak{m})\stackrel{\varphi}{\rightarrow}(S,\mathfrak{n})$ of local rings with the property that $\varphi(m)S$ is $\mathfrak{n}$-primary?
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### Krull's intersection theorem for commutative local not necessarily noetherian rings

Is there a characterisation of those commutative local not necessarily noetherian rings that satisfy Krull's intersection theorem ? How can the intersection theorem be phrased in terms the module ...

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### Local coordinate system under finite integral extension

Let $\varphi:(A,\mathfrak{m})\to(B,\mathfrak{n})$ be a local morphism of regular local $\mathbb{C}$-algebras (of the same dimension) which makes $B$ integral over $A$.
Let ...

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### On the functoriality of scalar extensions of local rings (edited)

Note. I have edited my question to make it more transparent, following some very good comments that I received. I am sorry if it is a bit long.
A local homomorphism of local rings ...

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### maximal ideal in local subrings

Let $A,B$ be two local rings and put $\mathfrak{m}_A, \mathfrak{m}_B$ their maximal ideals. Now suppose that we have an injection $0 \to A \to B$ and put $\mathfrak{n} := A \cap \mathfrak{m}_B $. It ...

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### on the relative conductor of curve singularity and quotient of ideals

Let $R$ be the local ring of a complex curve singularity. (Can assume the singularity planar, the ring locally analytic or formal.) Let $\bar{R}$ be the normalization, let $R\subset R'\subset \bar{R}$ ...

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### covers of complete regular local rings

It is well-known that if one assumes algebraic closedness and characteristic 0 of the residue field then finite covers of complete DVRs are all of the form $A[x]/(x^m-a)$ for some $a \in A$ (direct ...

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### prime ideals in regular local rings

Suppose $R$ is a regular local ring. Let $m$ be the maximal ideal. Then, if the dimension of $R$ is $n$, there is a regular sequence of size $n$, say $x_1,x_2,...,x_n$ s.t. $m=(x_1,x_2,...,x_n)R$. ...

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### local Artin algebras

Given a commutative Artin algebra $A$ over an algebraically closed field $k$ one has a decomposition $A=A_1\oplus\ldots\oplus A_n$ into local Artin subalgebras, see for example Atiyah-McDonald, ...

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### Algorithm for Weierstrass Preparation Theorem for Formal Power Series

The Weierstrass preparation theorem for formal power series rings guarantees that if a given formal series $f(z) = \sum a_k z^k \in R[[z]]$ where $R$ is a complete local ring with maximal ideal $M$ ...

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### Are local, Noetherian rings with principal maximal ideal PIR?

A question asked by a friend. I believe it's false, but lack a decisive counterexample.
This question shows that it is true for valuation rings, but I know too little about them.
In the wider ...

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### How much can we say about the number of nilpotents in a finite local commutative ring?

A commutative ring is local if it has a single maximal ideal. If the ring is finite, this implies that all elements are either units or nilpotents. Further, all finite local rings have prime power ...

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### Elementary proof wanted: every local principal ideal ring is a quotient of a PID

I am looking for a more elementary proof of the following result:
Theorem (Hungerford, 1968): Let $R$ be a principal ideal ring. Then $R \cong \prod_{i=1}^n R_i$, where each $R_i$ is a homomorphic ...