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### Cycles in Quivers and Path Algebras

I cannot find anything giving the algebra of a quiver with a single cycle on three or more vertices. In other words if your quiver consists of n vertices (n>2), and e_i is connected to e_{i+1} (taking ...

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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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### 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 itâ€™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 ...

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### Hirzebruch-Riemann-Roch for quiver varieties?

These days, I attended a workshop at North Carolina State University. The key lecturer is Professor Nakajima. He introduced two types of quiver variety. One of them is affine, another one is ...

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### when are algebras quiver algebras ?

Good Morning from Belgium,
I'm no stranger to the mantra that quiver-algebras are an extremely powerful tool (see for example the representation theory of finite dimensional algebras). But what is a ...

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### construct scheme from quivers?

I heard from some guys working in noncommutative geometry talking about the idea that one can construct the noncommutative space from quivers. I feel it is rather interesting. However, I can not image ...

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### What's known about the stalks of Lusztig's perverse sheaves on quiver varieties?

Lusztig has defined a category of perverse sheaves on the moduli space of representations of a Dynkin quiver (see his paper) corresponding to canonical basis vectors.
I'm interested in the stalks ...

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### Acyclic quivers differing only in arrow directions: functorial isomorphism of representation categories?

Let $Q$ and $R$ be two acyclic quivers which differ only in the directions of their arrows (i. e., the underlying undirected graphs are the same).
1. Does there exist an isomorphism of additive ...

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### Are the strata of Nakajima quiver varieties simply-connected? Do they have odd cohomology?

Nakajima defined a while back a nice family of varieties, called "quiver varieties" (sometimes with "Nakajima" appended to the front to avoid confusion with other varieties defined in terms of ...

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### What do the local systems in Lusztig's perverse sheaves on quiver varieties look like?

In "Quivers, perverse sheaves and quantized enveloping algebras," Lusztig defines a category of perverse sheaves on the moduli stack of representations of a quiver. These perverse sheaves are defined ...

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### Global dimenson of quivers with relations

Let Q be a finite quiver without loops. Then its global dimension is 1 if it contains at least one arrow.
I'm trying to get some intuition about how much the global dimension can grow when we ...

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### Near Trivial Quiver Varieties

So, today I started learning the definition of a quiver variety, and wanted to make sure I'm understanding things right, so first, my setup:
I've been looking at the simplest case that didn't look ...

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### ubiquity, importance of path algebras

I work in planar algebras and subfactors, where the idea of path algebras on a graph (alternately known as graph algebras, graph planar algebras, etc.) is quite useful. The particular result I'm ...

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### Matrices into path algebras

I was thinking about quivers recently, and the following idea came to me.
Let ei,j denote the matrix unit in Mn for 1 ≤ i,j ≤ n. Let Γ denote the complete quiver on vertices {1, ...

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### When should I expect a quiver with potential to be rigid?

This question is pretty technical, but there are some very smart people here.
Fix a quiver Q, WITH oriented cycles. Let k[[Q]] be the completed path algebra. (Like the path algebra, but we allow ...