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On a question motivating Lurie's treatment of formal moduli problems

Lurie, in his ICM 2010 proceedings paper Moduli Problems for Ring Spectra (pdf), says that one motivating problem (for him, I presume, and possibly others) for thinking about formal moduli problems is ...
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Several simple questions on the geometry of higher stacks

I'm trying to understand definition/work out some examples. So, there are some simple questions about higher stacks. For the simplicity assume that we are working with higher DM (Deligne-Mumford) ...
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Motivic derived algebraic geometry

In algebraic geometry one studies spaces locally modelled on commutative algebras, i.e. commutative algebra objects in the symmetric monoidal category Ab of abelian groups. Now supposedly in the ...
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A construction of Kähler differentials and Illusie cotangent complex as colimit over embeddings

Let $\Bbbk$ be a field, $X$ affine scheme of finite type over $\Bbbk$. Let $\mathcal C_X$ be the category of closed embeddings of $X$ into (say affine) smooth $Y$'s of finite type over $\Bbbk$, ...
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Why should we study deformations of perfect complexes

What are the advantanges of studying deformation of perfect complexes over the classical theory of deformation of coherent sheaves? Any references which elaborates on the applications on deformation ...
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Analysis of Eilenberg-MacLane Stacks

In a series of three papers from the fifties, Eilenberg and MacLane did a pretty exhaustive study of what we now call "Eilenberg-MacLane spaces" and used a lot of machinery to do it, e.g. Whitehead's ...
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Pushout schemes/stacks

I would like to know in what generality do we have pushouts for schemes/stacks/derived stacks. More precisely, let $f : X \rightarrow Y$ be a proper flat surjective morphism of schemes of finite type ...
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What is a good reference (preferably thorough) for the Derived Category of a scheme/orbifold/stack?

I've sort of circled around the idea of derived categories a few times, read a few introductory papers ("Derived Categories for the working mathematician", e.g.), and feel now that this is something ...
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Derived (non-commutative) geometry, geometric constructions in explicit form

I'm interested in the following construction. Start with derived category of coherent sheaves witch equivalent to derived category of representations of some dg-algebra. Quasi-isomorphic dg-algebras ...
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When does the cotangent complex vanish?

The question is already in the title. Less succinctly, let's call a map $f:X \to Y$ of schemes $L$-trivial if its cotangent complex is quasi-isomorphic to $0$. Such maps have striking ...
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question about higher geometric stacks

I have a naive question I am asking. Given a higher geometric stack X in the sense of Simpson, Toen etc is it true that there is an affinization Spec Gamma(O_X) such that Hom(X, Spec(A))= ...
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Defining ind-coherent sheaves and their singular support

Q1: My first question is about defining the category $\text{IndCoh}(S)$ for a $DG$ scheme $S$. So in page $18$ of this paper, they are defined as being the ind-completion of the category ...
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Connections between various generalized algebraic geometries (Toen-Vaquié, Durov, Diers, Lurie)?

As far as I know, there are four possible ways to generalize algebraic geometry by 'simply' replacing the basic category of rings with something similar but more general: $\bullet$ In the approach by ...
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Blowing up a derived scheme

Is there a sensible notion of blowing up in any of the available frameworks for derived algebraic geometry? I am happy to remain in the affine setting, where I think the right question to ask is "what ...
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can a common mortal understand why the affine line is not smooth in brave new algebraic geometry?

In the introduction to HAGII Toen and Vezzosi write that in brave new algebraic geometry (that is, algebraic geometry over the category of symmetric spectra) Z[T] is not smooth over Z. I am told that ...
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Tensor product of structure sheaves

Let $\iota_A:A\hookrightarrow X$ and $\iota_B:B\hookrightarrow X$ be subschemes of a smooth ambient variety $X$. Then the derived tensor product $$\mathcal O_A\stackrel{L}{\otimes}\mathcal O_B\in ...