# 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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### Existence of a ring with specified residue fields

Given a finite set of fields $k_1, \ldots, k_n$, is there a (commutative with $1$) ring $R$ with (maximal) ideals $m_i$ such that $R/m_i \cong k_i$?
To prevent things from being too easy, I ...

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### Minimal fields of isomorphism for varieties

Let $V$ be an algebraic variety over a field $K$. Is there a constant $d = d(V) \in \mathbb{N}$ such that for any variety $W$ defined over $K$ and isomorphic to $V$ over the algebraic closure of $K$, ...

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### Are there only finitely many associative algebras of fixed dimension?

Given an algebraically closed field $F$, for any positive integer $n$, are there always only finitely many non-isomorphic (noncommutative) associative algebras (possibly without identity) with ...

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### Degrees of factors of polynomial $f(x)=x^q-(ax^2+bx+c)\in \mathbb{F}_q[x]$

I’m facing the problem of factoring polynomials of type $f(x)=x^q-(ax^2+bx+c)\in \mathbb{F}_q[x]$ and the degrees of factors seem to be quite special. For example, according to my experimental results ...

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### The logarithm over $\mathbb F_1$

In 'Cyclotomy and analytic geometry over F1', Manin proposes a version of the notion of `analytic function' over the 'field with one element $\mathbb F_1$'.
Question 1: can somebody explain or give ...

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### Universally catenary and all its formal fibers over minimal members are Cohen-Macaulay but it has a nonCohen-Macaulay formal fiber

Please help me to find a Noetherian local ring $R$ such that: $R$ is universally catenary and all its formal fibers over minimal members of $Spec(R)$ are Cohen-Macaulay but $R$ has a nonCohen-Macaulay ...

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### Square of primary ideals

Is there any example of a $P$-primary ideal $I$ in a noetherian domain $R$ such that $I^2=PI \not=P^2$?

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### when does one want to use the Reynolds operator in GIT?

The role of Reynolds operator in GIT has always been a little mystery to me. Actually I see that in some proofs it gets used in an efficient way, but what I cannot grasp is the general philosophy. 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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### How do I compute the Azumaya locus?

I have an algebra $A$ that is finite over its centre $Z(A)$ and I want to compute the Azumaya locus of $Z(A)$ (or equivalently, its ramification locus).
Looking in McConnell-Robson Noncommutative ...

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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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### Counting representations of $k[x,y]$ when $k$ is finite

$\newcommand{\GFq}{\mathbf F_q}$
Let $r_n(q)$ denote the number of isomorphism classes of $n$-dimensional modules of the $\GFq$-algebra $\GFq[x,y]$. Is it known whether there exists a polynomial ...

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### Symmetric algebra of an ideal and syzygies

Let $(R,\mathfrak{m})$ be a Cohen Macaulay local ring and $I=(a_1,\ldots,a_g,a_{g+1})$ an almost complete intersection ideal of codimension $g.$ Let $R^k\longrightarrow R^{g+1}\longrightarrow ...

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### Finite extension of a field [closed]

Is it true, that if $A$ is finitely generated commutatative algebra over a field $k$, not necessary algebraically closed, then prime ideal $p \subset A$ is maximal if and only if $k \subset Quot(A/p)$ ...

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### Example of a reduced ring whose completion is not reduced

Let $(R,\mathfrak{m})$ be a local Noetherian ring. Give an example such that R is reduced but $\mathfrak{m}$-adic completion of R is not reduced.

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### something like a kleene algebra of rational functions?

There's a procedure that control engineers (used to) do to calculate the transfer function of a linearized system, gradually reducing a block diagram to a rational function of s. It's justified by ...

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### zeros of a homogeneous polynomial

Hi All,
Let $F$ be a finite field, $\lambda\in F$, and $$p_\lambda (x,y,z)=\left|\begin{array}{ccc}x & y & z \\ y & z & x +\lambda z \\ z& x+\lambda z & y+\lambda x+\lambda ...

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### group of automorphisms of the Lie algebra of vector fields on affine variety

Hello,
Let $X$ be an affine variety and $A(X)$ be a ring of regular functions on $X$. Consider
a Lie algebra of derivations of $A(X)$ which we denote as $Der(A(X))$. It is known that $Aut(X)$ (group ...

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### degree of polynomial in Gröbner basis

Let $f(x, y) = \sum_{m=0}^{M-1}\sum_{n=0}^{N-1} a_{m,n} x^m y^n$ and $g(x, y) = \sum_{m=0}^{M-1}\sum_{n=0}^{N-1} b_{m,n} x^m y^n$. Computing the Gröbner basis, we get an univariate polynomial ...

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### Embedded associated prime

$\underline{\textbf{Embedded associated prime}}$
I am reading the book "Joins and Intersections". In the proof of Rees theorem I have some doubt.
Let $\mathbf M$ be a finitely generated $\mathbf ...

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### Standard equivalences and non-vanishing maps

EDIT : I edited the question according to Prof. Rickard's suggestions
Let $Y$ be an affine variety over $\mathbb{C}$ and $A$ and $B$ be $2$ algebras with finite homological dimension over $Y$ such ...

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### Is there an almost-direct product decomposition for disconnected reductive algebraic groups?

$\textbf{Some definitions:}$
Let $G$ be an algebraic group (for me that is the complex points of an affine algebraic group). We say $G$ is reductive if its unipotent radical (maximal connected normal ...

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### Support of a module over a polynomial algebra

In Atiyah and Bott's paper "The Moment Map and Equivariant Cohomology", they say that for any exact sequence of modules over $\mathbb{C}[u_1,...,u_l]$
$$D \to E \to F,$$
we have that
Supp $E \subset$ ...

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### Are hensel valuation rings N2?

This seems like the kind of thing an expert should be able to answer off the top of their head:
Recall that a valuation ring is an integral domain $A$ such that for every $a \in Frac(A)$ we have ...

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### bivariate polynomial

Hello,
Let $p(x,y) = \sum_{m=1}^M\sum_{n=1}^N a_{m,n}x^{m-1}y^{n-1}$ be a bivariate polynomial where $\{a_{m,n}\}$ are complex.
If $(x_k, y_k), k=1,2,\cdots, MN-1$ are roots of $p(x,y)=0$ where ...

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### Deformations of the punctured affine plane

Let $k$ be some field, algebraically closed and of characteristic $0$, if you like.
Let $U= \mathbb{A}^2_k \setminus \{ (0,0) \}$ be the punctured affine plane over $k$. Write $U$ as the union of ...

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### Constructive proof of “Projective implies proper”

For every ring $A$, the structural morphism of schemes $\pi_A : {\bf P}^n_{A} \to {\rm Spec}{A}$ is a closed map. The usual proof of this fact is not constructive : given equations of a closed subset ...

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### fixed point scheme in caracteristic p

Let X\rightarrow A^{n} a smooth affine scheme over an affine space. Everything is defined over a field k.
Let G a finite group acting on X and suppose that his order is divisible by the caracteristic ...

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### Projectives in the category of coherent sheaves on a projective variety

Hi all
I thought that the following was true but was unable to think of a proof and after browsing the internet now I am not so sure. My understanding of graded rings and modules is not great so I'm ...

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### What do cluster algebras tell us about Grassmannians?

One of the first examples of a cluster algebra given in Fomin and Zelevinsky's original paper is the homogeneous coordinate ring $\mathbb{C}[G_{2,n}]$ of the Grassmannian of planes in $\mathbb{C}^n$. ...

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### Which concept of dimension of a ring of functions on a manifold, gives the dimension of the manifold?

Let $R$ be a ring of (smooth?) functions on a (connected?) manifold of dimension $n$. What concept of dimension (of the ring $R$) gives the dimension of the manifold? To what class of rings does this ...

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### When is a quantum affine space $\mathbb{A}^{n}$ Calabi-Yau?

I would like to ask a simple question. Let $A=\mathbb{C}\langle x_{1},\dots,x_{n} \rangle/I$, where $I$ is the two-sided ideal generated by $x_{i}x_{j}=a_{ij}x_{j}x_{i}$ for $1\le i,j\le n$. We say a ...

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### What is the geometric object corresponding to a subalgebra in a polynomial ring

Many introductory texts on algebraic geometry set up some sort of algebra-geometry dictionary in which radical ideals correspond to varieties, and so on. I am wondering if there is a geometric way to ...

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### Koszulness of the cohomology ring of moduli of stable genus zero curves

Let $n \geq 3$. The ring $H^\bullet(\overline{M}_{0,n},\mathbf Q)$ was determined by Sean Keel. It is generated by the cohomology classes of boundary divisors $D_{A,B}$ corresponding to partitions $A ...

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### Affine “real algebraic geometry” of hyperbolic space?

Real algebraic geometry, at least to start with, traditionally studies the zero-sets of real polynomials in a given set of variables. But treating, say, the Euclidean plane as an uncoordinatized ...

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### Passing from Regular sequence to Prime ideal, for power sum symmetric polynomial

Let $S=\mathbb{C}[x_1,x_2,x_3,x_4]$ be a polynomial ring. Let $p_i=x_1^i+\cdots+x_4^i$ be the power sum symmetric polynomial in $\mathbb{C}[x_1,x_2,x_3,x_4]$.
Let $I=(p_1,p_2)$ be an Ideal of ...

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### Regular sequence of power sum symmetric polynomials in polynomial ring.

Let $S=\mathbb{C}[x_1,\dots,x_n]$ be a polynomial ring and $p_a=x_1^a+\cdots+x_n^a$ be a power sum symmetric polynomial in $S$. Let $n \geq 3$.
Question: To show $p_m,p_{2m}, \dots,p_{nm}$ forms a ...

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### Algorithms for “Ideals” in polynomial algebras over the max-plus semi-ring

I'm a beginner in tropical geometry, and I'm running into the following question:
In the usual polynomial ring over a field, one has algorithms (i.e. using a Groebner basis) for determining whether ...

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### level of rings and stable range of rings

The level $s(A)$ of a ring $A$ with unity $1$ is the smallest natural number $s$
such that $-1$ is a sum of $s$ squares in $A$. (If $-1$ is not a sum of squares in $A$, we
say that $s(A) =\infty$.). ...

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### non-isomorphic stably isomorphic fields

Q1: What is the simplest example of two non-isomorphic fields $L$ and $K$ of characteristic $0$ such that $L(x)\simeq K(x)$ (here $x$ is an indeterminate)?
Q2: Do we have a sufficient criterion for ...

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### Explicit Bijection between Central Simple Algebras and twists of $\mathbb P^n$

The automorphism group of the algebra of $n$-dimensional matrices over a field $K$ is $PGL_n(K)$. The automorphism group of $n-1$-dimensional projective space over $K$ is also $PGL_n(K)$. Therefore, ...

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### Generalization of finitely generated, finitely presented modules?

Let $R$ be a commutative ring and $M$ an $R$-module.
The module $M$ is finitely generated iff there is an exact sequence $R^{k_0} \to M \to 0$.
Similarly, $M$ is finitely presented iff there is an ...

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### What is the original statement of Jung-Abhyankar theorem?

I can find many modification of the Jung-Abhyankar theorem. I can even find a new proof of the theorem (by K. Kiyek and J. L. Vicente). But I cannot find the original statement. Does any one know ...

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### Ring of a Spectral Space

It is said, as far as I can tell that an arbitrary spectral space, i.e. a space that is $T_0$, sober and quasi-compact whose collection of quasi-compact open sets forms a basis and is closed under ...

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### Is the normalisation of an integral noetherien dimension one ring a finite morphism?

This feels like something I should know but I can't find an answer in Liu or in Atiyah-MacDonald, or a counter-example.
To state the question again: let $A$ be an integral Noetherien ring of Krull ...

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### Maximal Ideals and Kahler Differentials

For an algebraic variety $V$, denote its ring of regular functions by ${\cal O}(V)$. The Kahler differentials of $V$ are the quotient of the kernel $M$ of the multiplication map
$$
m: {\cal O}(V) ...

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### About the ring used in the definition of drinfeld modules. Why is that ring a dedekind domain?

Let $K/F$ be a function field with exact field of constants $F$ ($F$ is a finite field of characteristic $p$ prime). A prime in $K$ is a discrete valuation in $K$ containing $F$. It has a unique ...

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### Radical of group algebra

Let $G$ be a finite group of size $p^a\cdot r$.
Does there exist a simple way to calculate radical of the group algebra $F_p[G]$?

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### (non-trivial) isotrivial family of elliptic curves over C^{\times}

So How does one prove (rigorously) that
$$
Frac(\mathbb{C}[x,y,t]/(y^2-x^3-t)) \not\simeq Frac(\mathbb{C}[t][x,y]/(y^2-x^3-1))?
$$
So here $Frac$ denotes the fraction field of an integral domain.
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