"Quiver" is the word used for "directed graph" in some parts of representation theory. The main reason to use the term quiver is to indicate an interest in considering representations of the quiver.

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Is this modified bound quiver algebra necessarily representation-finite?

Suppose that $A = kQ/I$ is a bound quiver algebra for $k$ an algebraically closed field, $Q=(Q_0, Q_1)$ a finite connected quiver with no oriented cycles with no multiple edges or self-loops, and $I$ ...
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Is a quotient of a bound quiver algebra of finite representation type also representation-finite?

Let $A = kQ/I$ be a bound quiver algebra for some algebraically closed field $k$, $Q$ a finite connected quiver without oriented cycles, and $I$ an admissible ideal. Say that $I'$ is also an ...
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Classification of representation-finite algebras up to stable equivalence of Morita type

assume K is an algebraically closed field. I wanted to ask if there is a classification of the representation-finite K-algebras up to stable equivalence of Morita type at least for some small numbers ...
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Mystery behind ADE Dynkin diagram [duplicate]

ADE Dynkin diagram classifies: finite type quiver (Gabriel's theorem) du Val singularity (minimal resolution of $\mathbb{C}^2/G$, $G$ is a finite subgroup of $SL_2(\mathbb{C})$) simply laced simple ...
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When is a given quiver algebra a hopf algebra?

Given a finite dimensional selfinjective quiver algebra A over a finite field (or more generally an arbitrary field). Whats the best way to check if the algebra A has a Hopf algebra structure or not? ...
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Two quivers, finitely many nonisomorphic representations of $\mathbb{C}Q$

Consider the following two quivers:                             ...
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How is the free modular lattice on 3 generators related to 8-dimensional space?

Here are three facts which sound potentially related. What are the actual relationships? In 1900, Dedekind constructed the free modular lattice on 3 generators as a sublattice of the lattice of ...
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Is this algebra isomorphic to an incidence algebra?

This question is motivated by trying to establish a converse to Theorem 7.8 of our paper. I have a finite poset $P$ with the following properties: $P$ has binary meets (and hence a least element). ...
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Second cohomology groups of Nakajima quiver varieties

Let $X=M(v,w)$ be a Nakajima quiver variety for a quiver $Q$. Can one calculate the second singular cohomology groups $H^2(X,\mathbb Z)$ or $H^2(X,\mathbb C)$ explicitly, and if not, are there some ...
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Why Jacobson, but not the left (right) maximals individually?

I firstly asked the following question on MathStackExchange a couple of months ago. I did not receive any answers, but a short comment. So, I decided to post it here, hoping to receive answers from ...
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Reference that contains examples of absolutely indecomposable representations of quivers over a finite field

Is there a reference that lists/discusses examples of absolutely indecomposable representations of quivers over a finite field (absolutely indecomposable = does not decompose into a direct sum over ...
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For which quiver varieties is Kirwan surjectivity known?

The cohomology of Nakajima quiver varieties is a quite interesting object. It's equipped with some natural classes given by the Chern classes of the tautological bundles associated to the spaces in ...
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Is there a cotangent bundle of a stable $\infty$-category?

Let $C$ be a stable $\infty$-category. Is there any categorical construction $C \mapsto T^* C$, where $T^* C$ is another stable $\infty$-category, that specializes to the following? When $C$ is the ...
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Ext Quivers and their applications to Representation Theory

I am looking for references that provide an overview of the following two topics (it can be multiple references if necessary): How to compute the Ext-quiver of a (locally finite or finite) ...
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“embedding” various matrix equivalences into the equivalence of particular linear map

Consider the square matrices over a (local) ring $R$, up to conjugation, $A\rightarrow UAU^{-1}$, where $U$ is an invertible matrix over $R$. Such an equivalence embeds into the "left-right" ...
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Bounded algebras of finite global dimension

Let $k$ be a field, $Q$ an acyclic finite quiver and $I$ an admissible ideal of $kQ$. I am looking for a reference for the fact that the bounded algebra $kQ/I$ has finite global dimension.
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Quiver representations

I'm wondering how to find indecomposable representations of a given quiver explicitely. In particular, I'm interested in the maximal indecomposable representation of $\mathbb{E}_8$(I'm working over ...
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How can one show that orbit closures in representations of a linear quiver don't have small resolutions?

Let $1\to \cdots\to n$ be a linear quiver of length $n$. Let $\mathbf{d}=(d_1,\dots,d_n)$ be a dimension vector. It's well known (for example, by Gabriel's theorem, but also by basic linear algebra) ...
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How can classifying irreducible representations be a “wild” problem?

Let $q$ be a prime power and $U_n(\mathbb{F}_q)$ be the group of unitriangular $n\times n$-matrices. I've read and heard in several places (see e.g. this mathoverflow question) that classifying ...
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finitely presented representations

Let Q=(V,E) be a direct graph where V is the set of all its vertices and E denotes the set of all its arrows. $X$ is called a representation of Q by modules if it is a functor from Q to R-Mod. i.e. ...
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When are infinite dimensional path algebras hereditary?

I allready asked this on MO, but did not get any answer. Given a finite quiver with relations. When is the path algebra modulo relations hereditary? If the path algebra is finite dimensional or ...
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Pairs of paths with the same source and target

Commutative diagrams usually express path equivalences in a category and thus involve pairs of paths in a category with the same source and target. General diagrams - in categories resp. category ...
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Do morphisms of finitely-decomposable Quiver representations map indecomposables nicely?

Consider two quivers $Q$ and $Q'$ of type $A_n$, laid out horizontally like so: Given representations of $Q$ and $Q'$, Gabriel's theorem guarantees the existence of finitely many indecomposables ...
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Tensor product of quivers

As a special case of a general construction I have constructed "accidentally" a tensor product of quivers aka directed multigraphs (aka directed graphs for category theorists). Probably this is ...
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Derived category of varieties and derived category of quiver algebras

I have heard that derived category of coherent sheaves $\mathrm{Coh}(X)$ on any Fano varieties $X$ may be realized as derived category $\mathrm{Coh}(\mathrm{Rep}(Q,W))$ of representation of quiver $Q$ ...
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Homological dimension of completed path algebras.

Let A = c[Q]/I be a finite dimensional quotient of a path algebra over a quiver Q, with I being the ideal of relations. Is it true that the I-adic completion of A has finite homological dimension?
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Description of modules over self-injective algebras of finite representation type

Is there any description of indecomposable modules and irreducible morphisms over self-injective algebras of finite representation type? I am interested mainly in such a description for nonstandard ...
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The Fukaya category of a simple singularity (reference request)

I have heard that for an ADE singularity $f$, $ D^b\mathrm{Fuk}(f) \simeq D^b(\mathrm{Rep}\\ Q)$ where $Q$ is the corresponding Dynkin quiver. (As one would hope, if $\mathrm{Fuk}$ is some kind of ...
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Vertex embeddings of quantum groups via quivers

Let Uq be a quantised enveloping algebra of type affine ADE (untwisted). By the loop presentation of Uq, we see that for each vertex of the finite Dynkin diagram, there is an inclusion ...
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Do fixed point sets in equivariant crepant resolutions have the same cohomology? How about for the specific case of Nakajima quiver varieties?

A crepant resolution $f:Y\to X$ is a resolution of singularities with $f^*(K_X)=K_Y$. Crepant resolutions do not always exist, and when they exist they may not be unique. However, different crepant ...
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The derived category of integral representations of a Dynkin quiver.

Let $Q$ be a Dynkin quiver. Let $\mathbb CQ$ be its complex path algebra. It is defined in a way such that modules over $\mathbb CQ$ are the same as representations of the quiver $Q$. Let's write ...
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Quiver on tensor product

Let $Q=(Q_{0},Q_{1},h,t)$ be a finite quiver where $Q_{0}$ are the vertices, $Q_{1}$ the arrows and we have two maps $h: Q_{1} \rightarrow Q_{0}$ (head) and $t: Q_{1} \rightarrow Q_{0}$ (tail). Fix a ...
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Ring completion of $kQ$

Hello, Let $Q$ be a finite quiver, let $M$ denote the arrow ideal and let $kQ$ denote the path algebra. Endow $kQ$ with the $M$-adic topology. Now let $\mathcal{A}$ be the set of all formal series ...
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Indecomposable extensions of regular simple modules by preprojectives

Given four points in general position on $\mathbb{P}^2$ there exists a projection to $\mathbb{P}^1$ collapsing these four pairwise to two points. Its kernel is some fifth point on $\mathbb{P}^2$. In ...
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Does anyone recognize this quiver-with-relations?

Below I describe an infinite (but locally finite) quiver with relations. My question is whether anyone recognizes it and can provide appropriate pointers to the literature. I'm mainly interested in ...
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An algorithm for constructing the AR-quiver of a path algebra corresponding to a change in the orientation.

Considering the path algebra of the quiver $\mathbb{A}_n$, it is well known its Auslander-Reiten quiver with the canonical orientation of $\mathbb{A}_n$, that is, with all the arrows from, say, left ...
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Morita equivalence of acyclic categories

(Crossposted from math.SE.) Call a category acyclic if only the identity morphisms are invertible and the endomorphism monoid of every object is trivial. Let $C, D$ be two finite acyclic categories. ...
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Quivers of selfinjective algebras.

Let's say a quiver $Q$ is covered by cycles if each of it’s arrows can be included in an oriented cycle. It's easy to prove that if a path-algebra with relations $KQ/I$ (where $I$ is an admissible ...
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Indecomposable modules over preprojective algebras

Would you please give some references concerning the number of indecomposable modules over preprojective algebras of type $A_n$? More precisely, I need references about the following claim: The ...
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Intersection between category theory and graph theory

I'm a graduate student who has been spending a lot of time working with categories (model categories, derived categories, triangulated categories...) but I used to love graph theory and have always ...
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Why did Gabriel invent the term “quiver”?

A quiver in representation theory is what is called in most other areas a directed graph. Does anybody know why Gabriel felt that a new name was needed for this object? I am more interested in why he ...
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Is the F-polynomial of an indecomposable quiver representation irreducible ?

My question is as follows: is the F-polynomial of an indecomposable quiver representation irreducible as a polynomial, i.e. can it have a nontrivial factor? Here the F-polynomial is the generating ...
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Quiver varieties and the affine Grassmannian

Recently I was watching a talk: http://media.cit.utexas.edu/math-grasp/Ben_Webster.html and at the end the lecturer gave a correspondence (I was having trouble with subscripts so changed the notation ...
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Are the extra vertices in Nakajima's doubling of a quiver related to Langlands duality?

To define a Nakajima quiver variety associated to a quiver $Q = (Q_0,Q_1)$ (vertices and arrows), one first doubles it to $Q^\heartsuit$ by attaching an extra vertex to every old vertex in $Q_0$. Then ...
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Invariant Subvarieties of Variety of Quiver Representations

I'd like to understand a special case of the following rather general algebraic geometry question: Given an algebraic group $G$ acting on a variety $V$, can we describe the $G$-invariant subvarieties ...
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A question about saturation of quivers

Let $Q$ be an acylic quiver. Let $E$ and $F$ be finite dimensional representations, with $E$ indecomposable. Suppose that, for some positive integer $r$, the representation $F$ injects into $E^{\oplus ...
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quiver mutation

Hello to all, The phrase "quiver mutation has been invented by Fomin and Zelevinsky and has found numerous applications throughout mathematics and physics" is one that some of us encountered on a ...
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Deformations of Nakajima quiver varieties

Are deformations of Nakajima quiver varieties also Nakajima quiver varieties ? In case the answer to this is (don't k)no(w), here are some simpler things to ask for. (If you're a differential ...
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Hereditary algebras as quotient algebras

This is the first time I post a question on MO, so I'm shy a liite bit. Can you give a "non-trivial" example of a finite dimensional hereditary algebra which is quotient of an infinite dimensional ...
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Are the underlying undirected graphs of two mutation-equivalent acylic quivers isomorphic?

Quiver mutation, defined by Fomin and Zelevinsky, is a combinatorial process. It is important in the representation theory of quivers, in the theory of cluster algebras, and in physics. We consider ...