# Tagged Questions

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### Change of relative base

If $k$ is a commutative ring, $A$ a $k$-algebra and $\phi: k \rightarrow k'$ is a morphism of rings then how (/under what conditions) can the relative homology functors $Ext_{A/k}(-,-)$ and ...

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### Derived categories of curves equivalent then the curves are isomorphic

I am a beginner at derived categories and I'm looking for a proof of the following fact:
If $X$ and $Y$ are smooth projective curves such that $D^b(Coh\,X)$ is equivalent to $D^b(Coh\,Y)$ then $X$ ...

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### Are open immersions in analytic geometry transverse?

lately I have been interested in functional analysis, especially with a view towards its applications in the world of (complex) analytic geometry. I have been using R. Taylor's book Several complex ...

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### On functoriality of the Leray spectral sequence

The Leray spectral sequence is functorial in the following sense: given a commutative square of spaces,
$$\begin{matrix} A & \to & B \\ \downarrow & & \downarrow \\ C & \to & D ...

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### Castelnuovo Mumford Regularity

Let
$$
0 \rightarrow E_{n-1} \rightarrow ... \rightarrow E_1 \rightarrow E_0 \rightarrow I \rightarrow 0 ,
$$
be a minimal free resolution of ideal
$I$,
where
$$
E_p = ...

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### Coherent sheaves and Mitchell's embedding theorem

Let $S$ be a scheme. By Freyd-Mitchell's theorem the category of (quasi)coherent sheaves of $\mathcal{O}_S$-modules is equivalent to a full subcategory of the category of left $R$-modules for some ...

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### Known norm varieties and the Bloch-Kato conjecture

The Bloch-Kato conjecture states that
$K_M^n(k)/l \simeq H^n(k,\mu^{\otimes n}_l)$ for every $n,l$,while $l$ is invertible in $k$.
A important part in the proof of the Bloch-Kato conjecture is to ...

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### How to prove a Lefschetzesque principle for relative homology and absolute homology

Here is my conjecture:
If H is some homology theory from some abelian category A to some abelian category B, E is the class of all epimorphism in A, E' is some closed class of epimorphisms in A and ...

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### Reference needed: Homology of the blow-up

Given an algebraic variety $X$ over the complex numbers.
Let $V$ be a subvariety of $X$ and $\pi_V \colon X' \rightarrow X$
be the blow-up of $X$ at $V$.
It is posible in general to compute the ...

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### Flat and injective quasi-coherent sheaves

Let $X$ be a quasi-compact semi-separated scheme and
$$\varepsilon: 0\to A \to B \to C \to 0$$
be a short exact sequence of quasi-coherent sheaves. $\varepsilon$ is called a (categorical) pure exact ...

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### Complexity of rational $\mathrm{GL}_{n(r)}$-modules

Let $k$ be an algebraically closed field of characteristic $p>0$, and let $G=\mathrm{GL}_n(k)$ for some natural number $n$. For any integer $r\ge 1$, let $G_{(r)}$ denote the $r$th Frobenius ...

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### Injective resolution for right derived functor

This question is base on my previous question, and I repeat it here:
Suppose $X$ is a projective variety and $D^{+}(X)$ is the derived cateogry of bounded below complexes of sheaf of ...

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### Why is the derived tensor product only defined for bounded above derived categories?

In "Residues and Duality" by Hartshorne, the derived tensor $\otimes$ only defined for the bounded above categories (see Chapter I, section 4), that is one has
$$\otimes: D^{-}(X) \times D^{-}(X) \to ...

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### Some questions on vanishing of Ext sheaves

Let $X$ be a complex manifold of dimension $3$ and $\mathcal{E}$ be a coherent sheaf such that $\dim supp(\mathcal{E})=1$. In this situation, I would like to know why we have the Ext sheaf ...

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### Consistency of the u-invariant under field extension

A algebraic field extension L/k induces of homomorphism between the Wittrings. We get
$\phi: W(k) -> W(L)$. If every anisotropic isometry class of $W(k)$ stays anisotropic, the kernel of $\phi$ ...

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### Tor dimension in polynomial rings over Artin rings

I found this tricky problem in trying to understand some properties of local rings at non-smooth points of embedded curves. But this would be a very long story. So I make it short and I try to go ...

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### Relative flasqueness?

It is known that a flasque sheaf on a topological space has trivial cohomology. Suppose that we are in a relative situation of a smooth fibration $\pi: X \to S$ and $F$ is a sheaf on $X$. Is there ...

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### semi-orthogonal decompositions and embeddings

This is most likely a stupid question, but I am curious. It is well known that $\mathbb{P}^n$ has a semi-orthogonal decomposition
$$D^b(X)=\langle \mathcal{O},\dots,\mathcal{O}(n)\rangle$$
Suppose ...

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### origin of spectral sequences in algebraic topology

I have the following somewhat vague question. I am not sure if it is appropriate for this forum, please feel free to close (or migrate to stackexchange).
I have been "brought up" as an algebraic ...

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### The Existence of Pure Resolutions, Given a Degree Sequence?

I have been trying to understand the proof of the following theorem for the last month, I read some basics of sheaves theory and their cohomology, but still can't get the idea of this important ...

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### Relationship of height zero hypercovers to co-cartesian condition on cosimplicial modules

Suppose given a cosimplicial ring $R^\bullet$ and a cosimplicial module $M^\bullet$ (i.e. a cosimplicial Abelian group such that $M^n$ is an $R^n$-(left/right/bi)module). I have seen it said that ...

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### Computing Ext: $\text{Ext}(i_* \mathcal{O}_X, i_* \mathcal{O}_X)$ for closed embedding $i:X \rightarrow Y$

Let $V$ be a vector bundle on $X$, and $Y = \text{Tot}(V)$ be the total space of this bundle; we have a closed embedding $i: X \rightarrow Y$. Why is the following result true?
$$ \text{Ext}^k(i_* ...

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### Ext groups of affine scheme

Let $A$ be a commutative ring. $\textbf{Spec}(A)$ is the the
spectrum of $A$. $M$ and $N$ are $A$-modules. $\tilde{M}$ and
$\tilde{N}$ are sheaves associated on $\textbf{Spec}(A)$
respectively.
I ...

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### moduli space of two-term complexes of vector bundles over a fixed variety

Let $X$ be a fixed algebraic manifold over $\mathbb{C}$ , $\{E_{a}\}$ be vector bundles over $X$. We can construct moduli space of $\{E_{a}\}$ by classical theory. My question is that if we consider ...

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### Global dimension of endomorphism algebra of a coherent sheaf

Let $X$ be a smooth projective variety over algebraically closed field of characteristic zero. In one of the versions of definition of tilting object $\mathcal{F}$ on $X$ there is a requirement that ...

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### Computing cotangent complex

I would like to know if one can compute all the cohomology sheaves of the cotangent complex of a subvariety of the affine space once a resolution of its ideal sheaf is given?
In my precise situation, ...

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### Could we extend the Atiyah class to the sheaf of poly-vector fields to get a Poisson bracket?

Let $X$ be a complex manifold and $TX$ its tangent bundle. The Atiyah class $\alpha(E)\in \text{Ext}^1(E\otimes TX, E)$ for a vector bundle $E$ is defined to be the obstruction of the global existence ...

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### on a characterisation of regular D-modules

Let $X$ be a smooth variety over a field of characteristic zero. Let $M$ be in the derived category of holonomic $\mathcal{D}_{X}$-modules, $D^{b}_{h}(\mathcal{D}_{X})$.
We know that if we assume ...

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### What is the relation between the Lie bracket on $TX$ as commutator and that coming from the Atiyah class?

Let X be a complex manifold and $TX$ its tangent bundle. The Atiyah class $\alpha(E)\in \text{Ext}^1(E\otimes TX, E)$ for a vector bundle $E$ is defined to be the obstruction of the global existence ...

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### The Hochschild cohomology of a variety “with coefficient” in a vector bundle

This question is related to one of my previous question Do we have the following isomorphism for $\mathcal{Ext}$?
Let $X$ be a smooth variety (over $\mathbb{C}$) and $\Delta: X \rightarrow X \times ...

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### Serre duality for compactly supported sheaves

Given a smooth quasi-projective variety $X$ over $\mathbb{C}$ and bounded complexes of vector bundles $(P,d)$ and $(P',d')$ with compactly supported cohomology. It is well-known that such complexes ...

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### Do we have the following isomorphism for $\mathcal{Ext}$?

Let $X$ be a smooth variety (over $\mathbb{C}$) and $\Delta: X \rightarrow X \times X$ be the diagonal embedding and $p_1: X\times X\rightarrow X, ~p_2: X\times X\rightarrow X$ be the projections to ...

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### Künneth formula for Ext groups

Setup: Let $X,Y$ be quasi-compact quasi-separated schemes defined over a field $k$. If necessary, you can also assume that $X,Y$ are noetherian, but I don't want to assume that $X,Y$ have the ...

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### Tilting objects and Koszul algebras

Let $X$ be a smooth variety over a field, and $T\in D^b(Coh(X))$ be a tilting object, i.e. (1) $Ext^i(T,T)=0$ for all $ i\neq 0$; (2)Tilting algebra $A:=End(T)$ has finite global dimension; ...

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### Realization of a formal duality isomorphism via integration

This is a more precise version of my previous question. Let $X$ be a smooth variety of dimension $n$ over $\mathbb{C}$ and $Z$ a proper sub-scheme. We denote by $\tilde{X}$ the formal completion of ...

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### Grothendieck trace on local cohomology?

Let R be an augmented regular local ring over a field $k$ with maximal ideal m. There is the Grothendieck residue symbol:
$$Res: H^n_m(\Omega^n) \to k$$
If $k=\mathbb{C}$ and $R$ is affine space, ...

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### When is Ext*(M,N) finitely generated as a Ext*(M,M) module?

Let A be a finite dimensional algebra over a field k and M,N a finitely generated A-module.
Im searching for examples where the module $ Ext^{o} (M,N) $ is a finitely generated $ Ext^{o}(M,M) $ ...

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### What is the purpose of section 3 of BBD?

I am not quite sure that this question is appropriate for Mathoverflow, yet I would be deeply grateful for any hint: what happens in section 3 of Beilinson A., Bernstein J., Deligne P., Faisceaux ...

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### Additive functors and Derived Categories

I have been learning about derived categories from Hartshorne's "Residues and Duality". One of the main theorems, as it is presented there seems to be the canonical isomorphism $RF \circ RG \cong R(F ...

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### How much of a variety can be reconstructed from codimension-zero data?

This is an improved version of this question. Maybe it should be an edit -- I'm not sure what the MO convention is.
I'm curious, more or less, how much information one can get out of the derived ...

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### How much of a variety can be reconstructed from codimension-zero data?

Suppose $X$ is a nice (finite type over $\mathbb{C}$, smooth and proper if necessary) variety. Suppose we're given the $\mathbb{C}$-points of $X$ as a set and for any finite subset $S\subset X$ we ...

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### Compact generator of $D(\mathbb{P}^1)$

I suppose that Beilinson's compact generator (and, in fact, tilting object) $\mathcal{O} \oplus \mathcal{O}(1)$ in $D(\mathbb{P}^1)$ is the most well known example. I have the following simple ...

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### Spectral sequence for composition of global sections and tensor product of sheaves

Hi all,
on the forum page http://www.groupsrv.com/science/about506648.html one can read the following (i cut out nonimportant parts):
Question: Does anyone know any condition (non trivial) that ...

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### Exactness is often an open condition. How often?

Let $\mathcal C$ denote an abelian category. Consider a formal $\mathbb Z$-graded object $V_\bullet$ in $\mathcal C$, by which I simply mean a $\mathbb Z$-indexed list $n\mapsto V_n$ of objects. A ...

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### Examples of tilting objects that don't come from exceptional sequences

This is a question on geometric tilting theory. On smooth projective variety it is possible to define in general tilting object as perfect complex that satisfy some properties, but are there examples ...

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### Not isomorphic varieties with isomorphic tilting algebras

Let $X$ be a smooth projective variety over a field, than tilting object $T$ on $X$ is a perfect complex that is a compact generator of the derived category $\operatorname{D}(QCoh(X))$ and satisfies ...

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### (geometric/intuitive) interpretation of ext

Hi folkz,
In my current work I have to deal a lot with ext-groups (of modules). I feel kind of familar with the formalism, but I don't have a feeling about the meaning of ext.
Is there a ...

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### Sheaf Hom and the functor Hom

Let $\varepsilon: 0\to A\to B \to C\to 0$ be an exact sequence of ${\cal O}_X$-modules with $X$ a quasi-compact space. $\varepsilon$ is called pure if the induced sequence
$0\rightarrow ...

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### How to understand $Ext(\mathcal{O}_{Y},\mathcal{O}_{Z})$ for subvarieties $Y,Z\subset X$?

By standard homological algebra we know that $Ext(A,B)$ of $R$-modules classifies certain equivalence classes of short exact sequences $0\rightarrow B\rightarrow C \rightarrow A \rightarrow 0$ of ...

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### Monsky's proof of the finiteness of de Rham cohomology

I'd really like to understand the proof that Paul Monsky wrote about the finiteness of the de Rham cohomology of algebraic varieties. I'd like it very much because it seems to explain in concrete ...