# Tagged Questions

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### Motivation behind the definition of hochschild cohomology

For an associative algebra $A$ one can define the Hochschild cohomology of $A$ as $ HH^n(A,A):= Hom_{\mathcal{D}(A^{op} \otimes A)}(A, [n]A)$ (this definition also works for the graded and dg cases as ...

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### Global dimension of a subalgebra with all units

(All rings here are always assumed to be unital and associative).
Setup
Let $R$ be a ring, and $A$ and $B$ be $R$-algebras, with $A$ a commutative subalgebra of $B$ satisfying:
If $u$ is a unit ...

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### Example H-unital algebra which is not unital

What is an example of an algebra which is H-unital (that is its Bar complex is acyclic) and yet it is not unital?

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### Why can't one modify Kaplansky's proof to conclude that every projective module is a direct sum of its finitely generated projetive submodules?

Due to the examples given in the answer to this question, I know that the conclusion is of course incorrect. But by reading Kaplansky's proof of theorem 1 in this paper and replacing every occurrence ...

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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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### An invariant number of modules over Auslander Gorenstein modules

Given an Auslander Gorenstein $R$ of injective dimension $\mu$, one can associate with each finitely generated module $M$ with a number $\varepsilon_{\mu}(M)$, which is the number of the ...

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### When for every module $M$, $|E(M)| = |M|$

Is there a non-semisimple ring $R$ such that for any left $R$-module $M$, $|E(M)| = |M|$ ? (where $E(M)$ is the injective hull of $M$ and $|M|$ is the cardinality of $M$)

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### Algebra structure $Tor(A,A)$

This is a question i asked on math.stackexchange but i didn't get any answer.
Let $A$ be algebra over commutative ring $k$ and $P_{\bullet}=(P_i,d_i)\rightarrow A$, $k$ projective resolution. Then we ...

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### Localizations of hereditary rings

It is known that if a commutative Noetherian ring $R$ is hereditary then for any maximal ideal $M$ the localization $R_M$ is also hereditary. Is the Noetherian assumption necessary?

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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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### algebras of infinite injective dimension

Are there any connected graded Noetherian algebra of infinite injective dimension but has a balanced dualizing complex?
Thanks a lot.

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### Two-sided bar construction

On page 4 of this paper by H. Abbaspour, the author defines the two-sided bar construction
$$B(A,A,A):=A\otimes T(s\bar{A})\otimes A$$
of a differential graded algebra $(A,d_A)$ (over a field).
The ...

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### Abelian groups injective over their endomorphism

Let $M$ be an abelian group and let $R = \mbox{End}_\Bbb{Z}(M)$. Under what conditions (on $M$), $_RM$ is injective!?

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### injective dimension of dualizing complex

Let $R$ be a balanced dualizing complex of a Noetherian connected graded algebras $A$. Dose one always have $\text{id}_A R = \text{id}_{A^{op}} R$?
Thanks a lot.

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### Duality of morphisms induced by multiplication of regular normal element

I was confused by the sequence of modules in [Yekiutieli and Zhang, Rings with Auslander dualizing complex, p.33, l.-10]. The question is that: why is the second morphism right multiplication of $t$?
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### Quotient categories and essential extension

Let $A$ be a right Noetherian positively graded ring. Let $Gr(A)$ be the category of right graded $A$-modules, and $Tors(A)$ be the full subcategory of $Gr(A)$ of torsion modules. Let $QGr(A)$ be the ...

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### Rings in which every module has an injective image

Consider the class of rings $R$ with identity such that any left $R$-module has a non-zero injective homomorphic image. Any such ring is clearly a left V-ring. Is it true that any such ring must be ...

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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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### Dualizing Complexes

Let $R$ be a dualizing complex of a Noetherian graded algebra $A$ (not necessary commutative). For any $M\in D_c^b(A)$, there is a natural morphism
$$
\theta: R\Gamma_m(M) \to ...

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### “as close to being semisimple as it can possibly be.”

I had originally asked this question on math stack exchange but I think maybe it's more appropriate to ask it here.
In the paper of Beilinson, Ginzburg and Soergel entitled "Koszul Duality ...

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### Resolutions chain homotopic to projective ones

Motivation. In my research I have a situation where a monoid $M$ is acting by nice cellular maps on a contractible cell complex and so the augmented chain complex is a resolution of the trivial module ...

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### Flatness and tensor product of rings

Let $R_1$ and $R_2$ be two subrings of the ring $R$ which commute in $R$ so that we have a ring homomorphism $R_1\otimes_\mathbb{Z} R_2\rightarrow R$. Assume that $R$ is flat over $R_1$ and $R_2$. Is ...

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### Does there exist a Noetherian ring of finite injective dimension but higher Krull dimension?

Definition: a (not necessarily commutative) left and right Noetherian ring $R$ is said to be Auslander-Gorenstein if
(i) $R$ has finite left and right injective dimension (in which case it turns out ...

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### About free resolutions of graded commutative algebras

Hi, I'm having troubles in adapting certain algebraic constructions to graded cases.
We know that if $A$ is a commutative ring and $a_1,...,a_k$ are elements on $A$, there is a construction of the ...

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### question on an exercise on homological algebra?

Suppose R has finite global dimension n, N is a f.g. module, F is a free module and Ext^n(N,F) is not equal to zero, then Ext^n(N, R) is not trival either.
Note, HERE R is not Noetherian necessarily.
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### Depth for non-commutative rings

The depth of a ring or module is one of the most basic invariants in commutative ring theory.
Q1: Is there also a powerful notion of depth for non-commutative rings ?
By a search in mathscinet, I ...

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### Characterising categories of vector spaces

Consider the category $FdVect_k$ of finite dimensional $k$-vector spaces, for some given field. It is abelian, semisimple, in that each object is a finite sum of simple objects (of which there is only ...

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### Generalization of traces

Hello all,
I already asked this question here, I hope it is ok to repeat it.
A trace can be defined for endomorphisms of dualizable objects in a closed symmetric monoidal category. More concretely, ...

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### Global dimensions of non-commutative rings

This is related to my previous question: When is a quantum affine space $\mathbb{A}^{n}$ Calabi-Yau? I now would like to know the global dimension of the ring $R=\mathbb{C}\langle ...

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### Endomorphismrings of maximal submodules.

The question I am interested in answering is the following:
Suppose that for a pair of $d$-dimensional modules $M$ and $N$ over a $k$-algebra ($k$ a field) $R$ we have that $\dim_k ...

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### Solid Rings and Tor

A solid ring is a ring $R$ such that the multiplication
$R\otimes_{\mathbb{Z}} R \to R$ is an isomorphism.
These were classified by Bousfield and Kan; they are
subrings of $R\subseteq\mathbb{Q}$,
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### Generators of the derived category

For a ring $R$, which is a finite-dimensional algebra over a field, the category of finite-dimensional, projective, right $R$-modules, $\mathcal{P}_R$ is generated by the indecomposable projective ...

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### About the category of chain complexes and Grothendieck categories.

Given an abelian category $\mathcal{A}$ the category of chain complexes over $\mathcal{A}$ is again an abelian category. If $\mathcal{A}$ is a Grothendieck category then the category of chain ...

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### Is there a way to define a prime ideal object via diagrams in the category of rings?

I like to think in terms of commutative diagrams rather than referring to elements. So to me a group is really a group object, i.e. an object with some maps satisfying certain commutative diagrams. ...

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### An example where finitistic dimension does not equal right global dimension?

The (right) big finitistic dimension of a ring is Findim$(R) =$ sup{proj.dim(M) | $M$ a right $R$-module of finite projective dimension}. The (right) little finitistic dimension findim$(R)$ is the sup ...

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### When does the homological dimension of a tensor product equal the sum of dimensions?

The notion of dimension I prefer most is right global dimension, but the question can also be asked for other notions (e.g. weak dimension, injective dimension, Krull dimension). Letting $d$ be ...

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### Algebra Counterexample Request: Linear Quotients

A result of Herzog, Hibi, and Zheng in "Monomial ideals whose powers have a linear resolution" states that:
Theorem: Let $I\subseteq\Bbbk[x_1,\ldots,x_n]$ be a monomial ideal generated in degree 2. ...

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### “Sums-compact” objects = f.g. objects in categories of modules?

Hello,
Let us call an object of an additive category sumpact (contraction of "sums" and "compact") if taking $Hom$ from it (considered as functor from the category to $Ab$) commutes with coproducts. ...

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### Ostensibly different products on Ext-groups

The following is presumably not the greatest generality in which this question makes sense.
Given a ring $k$, graded-commutative if it helps, and a Hopf-algebra $A$ over $k$, there is a Yoneda ...

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### Commutative Ring of Finite Global Dimension

The only examples of commutative rings of finite global dimension I know are either:
Dedekind domains (and fields as a degenerate special case)
Regular local rings
Rings constructed from the ...

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### Is there any transitivity for separable algebras?

If $R$ is a commutative ring (with $1$), then an $R$-algebra $A$ is said to be separable if $A$ is projective as an $A$-$A$-bimodule. (The notion of an "$A$-$A$-bimodule" includes the requirement that ...

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### What is the characteristic of the module over Jacobson semisimple ring？

We know a ring R is semisimple ring iff every module over R is semisimple，a ring R is von-Neumann regular ring iff every module over R is flat，What about the Jacobson semisimple ring？

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### Quantum polynomial rings and singularities

Something I've been thinking about lately has led me to wonder about the following. Consider the quantum polynomial ring $ Q= \mathbb{C}_{-1}[x_1,...x_n]$ generated as a graded ring in degree 1 with ...

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### Can a module be an extension in two really different ways?

(Edit: I've realized that there was an error in my reasoning when I was convincing myself that these two formulations are equivalent. Hailong has given a beautiful affirmative answer to my first ...

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### Extensions of an infinite product of copies of Z by Z

The question is simple:
Let $P$ be an infinite direct product of copies of $\mathbb Z$. Do there exist any nontrivial extensions
$$0 \to \mathbb Z \to E \to P \to 0$$
in the category of commutative ...

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### Behavior of the projective dimension of modules in a continuous chain of extensions

Let $R$ be an arbitrary ring. Let $D$ be the class of $R$-modules of projective dimension less than or equal to a natural number $n$. If $L$ is the direct union of a continuous chain of submodules ...

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### Equivariant maps of “higher order”

Given a group $G$, a ring $R$ and two $R[G]$-modules $M,N$. Then one can consider $Hom_R(M,N)$ and define inductively submodules $A_0,A_1,...$ via
$A_0:=0$
$A_{n+1}:=\{ \;f\; |\; \forall\; g\in G: ...

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### A question on curved algebras, papers by Positselski and E. Segal

I am trying to understand something about curved dg algebras as studied by Positselski, E. Segal. These come up in mirror symmetry and when one wants to study Kozsul duality for algebras that are more ...

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### Best exposition of the Proof of the Hilbert Syzygy Theorem by Eilenberg-Cartan

Where can I find a comprehensive treatment of this important result at the level of a very advanced undergraduate/beginning graduate student? What works develop the relevant material in a cohesive and ...

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### What is a “block” in an abelian category?

In the literature and in some posts here, there has been variation in the undefined use of the term "block" for a category of modules over a ring, or more abstractly an abelian category (all of which ...