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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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### What is an infinite prime in algebraic topology?

The links between algebraic topology (stable homotopy theory in particular) and number theory are nowadays abundant and fruitful. In one direction, there is chromatic homotopy theory, exploiting the ...
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### Derived algebraic geometry: how to reach research level math?

I know the question "how to study math" has been asked dozens of times before in many variations, but (I hope) this one is different. My goal is to study derived algebraic geometry, where derived ...
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### Why do people say DG-algebras behave badly in positive characteristic?

It seems to be a common wisdom in derived algebraic geometry that commutative DG-algebras are not, in general, a good model for derived rings, with the stated reason that they behave badly in positive ...
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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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### Elliptic $\infty$-line bundles over $B G$

Theorem 5.2 in Jacob Lurie's "Survey of Elliptic Cohomology" (pdf) states the equivalence of two maps $$B G \longrightarrow B \mathrm{GL}_1(A)$$ for $A$ an $E_\infty$-ring carrying an oriented ...
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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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### 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 deformation-...
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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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### Motivation and potential applications of spectral algebraic geometry

Nowadays there is a lot of talk about derived algebraic geometry, but not so much about the related subject of spectral algebraic geometry. Now I'm curious what future is there for spectral algebraic ...
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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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### Thom Spectra and Hopf-Galois Extensions of Ring Spectra

So I've been fiddling with this for a long time, so apologies to anyone that's already heard me talk about this ad nauseum. I haven't been able to get anywhere with it, and it seemed that as such, it ...
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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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### List of known Fourier Mukai partners?

I'm familiar with some examples of pairs of derived equivalent varieties, for example an abelian variety and its dual, a K3 surface and certain moduli schemes on it, or the Pfaffian-Grassmannian ...
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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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### 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 D^b(...
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### Small objects in categories

I would like to pick out small objects from a category. I would like to find such a notion which Dream 1. Picks out the schemes of finite type over $k$ from the category of $k$-schemes. Or at least ...
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### derived critical locus

I am looking for discussion in the literature that properly formalizes the heuristic idea that a BV-BRST complex is a model for the "derived critical locus of a function on an $\infty$-Lie algebroid". ...
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### Higher Descent Cohomology

Descent cohomology for a comonad is defined at degrees 0 and 1 by Mesablishvili in his paper "On Descent Cohomology" (as well as by many other authors in many other contexts). For a comonad $\bot$ on ...
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### Derived global functions on (derived) stacks $BG$ and $G/G$

In Toen's Affine Stacks, he computes that $\mathcal{O}(B\mathbb{G}_a) = k[\epsilon]$ with $|\epsilon| = 1$ and trivial differential (where here $\mathcal{O}$ is computed in a derived sense, and we ...
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### Reference request: category of sheaves of O-modules with coherent cohomology

Suppose $X$ is a smooth algebraic variety (say, in characteristic $0$). It's a folklore result that $D^b\text{Coh}(X)$ is equivalent to the derived category of complexes of sheaves of $\mathcal{O}_X$-...
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### On a theorem of Hopkins-Neeman-Thomason on generators of thick subcategories of perfect complexes

Notations and background. Let $R$ be a commutative noetherian local ring and let $D(R)$ denote the derived category of the category of R-modules. A strictly perfect complex on $R$ is a bounded complex ...
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### Hopf-algebras in associative ring spectra

I'm interested in a definition of cocommutative Hopf-algebra objects in the $\infty$-category of associative (read: $A_\infty$) ring spectra. One thought I had was to think of cocommutative Hopf-...
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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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### Derived Deformations of associative algebras

Let $k$ be a field (if necessary for my question, we can assume its characteristic to be zero). In the non derived context, we can then define deformations of an associative algebra $S$ as follows: ...
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 $... 3answers 358 views ### Integral transform on noncommutative spaces In their paper "Integral Transforms and Drinfeld Centers in Derived Algebraic Geometry" the authors show that for perfect stacks$X$and$Y$over$k$, and their$k$-linear$\infty$-categories of ... 1answer 205 views ### Given a map of classifying spaces, can the target be described as a groupoid quotient of the source mod some action of some (co)kernel? Let$H \to G$be a homomorphism of affine algebraic groups (over characteristic$0$, if it matters). The case I care most about is when$H \to G$is an inclusion. There is a corresponding map$f: \...
Recall that a DG-scheme is a pair $(X,\mathcal{O}_X)$, where $(X,\mathcal{O}^0_X)$ is a scheme, $\mathcal{O}_X$ is a sheaf of commutative DG-algebras over $(X,\mathcal{O}^0_X)$, and each \$\mathcal{O}^...