# Tagged Questions

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### Example of linearization for GIT

Take a vector space $V$ (finite dimensional, over the complex numbers), let $G=SL(V)$. The group $G$ acts on $\mathbb{P}V$ and we can linearize its action to an action on the line bundle ...

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### Fibers of the Bott-Samelson Resolution of Schubert Varieties

Is there an explicit (perhaps visual) description of the fibers of the Bott-Samelson Resolutions of Schubert Varieties? Let's fix $G$ to be $GL_n(\mathbb{C})$.
Also, how would the answer to the ...

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### When is/isn't the monoidal unit compact projective?

I am interested in developing intuition for when the monoidal unit in a closed monoidal abelian category is or isn't compact projective. As such, my question is not looking for a yes/no answer, but ...

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### Cohomology of Bott-Samelson varieties?

How is the cohomology of Bott-Samelson varieties (desingularizations of Schubert Varieties ) usually calculated? Let's fix the Lie group to be $GL_n(\mathbb{C})$ or $SL_n(\mathbb{C})$ here.
Is there ...

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### Algebraic Groups, Modules, and Comodules

Background:
Let $H$ be a finitely generated commutative Hopf $k$-algebra, where $k$ is a field of non-zero characteristic. For
$$
\widehat{H} := \text{Alg}_k\{H; k\},
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we recall (see Abe Chapter 4 ...

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### Relationship between algebraic groups and Lie groups? [closed]

In the literature, e.g. in representation theory, there seems to be a passage from Lie groups to (linear) algebraic groups. It is clear, particularly over $\mathbb R$ and $\mathbb C$ that they are ...

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### G-Invariant Complete Intersection generated by G-representation

I have a smooth manifold $M$ with $G$-action and complete intersection of codimension $n$ given by ideal $I$ such that $gI=I$. I'm interested when I can choose a $n$-dimensional vector space of ...

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### “Plucker” embedding of G/N, for reductive group G, affinization of quasiaffine varieties

I'll use "affinization" to describe the natural map of schemes $X \rightarrow \text{Spec}(\Gamma(X, \mathcal{O}_X))$. For quasi-affine varieties $X$ this is an open embedding.
Let $G$ be a reductive ...

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### Hodge Decompositions and Gamma Factors of Hasse--Weil L-Functions

Let $X$ be a projective variety over a number field $K$. If $\mathfrak{p}\unlhd\mathcal{O}_K$ is a prime ideal we can regard the Euler factor of its $m$th Hasse-Weil $L$-Function at $\mathfrak{p}$ as ...

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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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### Closed orbits of complete flags in $\mathbb{C}^n$

Let $B$ be a symmetric (or antisymmetric) non-degenerate bilinear form on $\mathbb{C}^n$ and let $G$ be the associated group of automorphisms $O(n)$ (resp. $Sp(n)$). What can we say about the ...

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### When are two subvarieties of matrices conjugate?

Let $X$ and $Y$ be two subvarieties of $n\times n$ matrices. My question is that is there any condition to guarantee that there exits some matrix $g$ such that $Y=g^{-1} X g$? If such $g$ exists, then ...

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### Introductory References for Geometric Representation Theory

Would anyone be able to recommend text books that give an introduction to Geometric Representation Theory and survey papers that give an outline of the work that has been done in the field? I'm ...

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### Hall-Littlewood functions and functions on the nilpotent cone

The following observation between the spaces of global sections of line bundles on the nilpotent cone and the Hall-Littlewood polynomials is made in a recent physics preprint 1403.0585. Is this a ...

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### Is the formula for plethysm $S^n(S^3)$ known explicitely?

Is the formula for plethysm (in this the decomposition into irreducible GL representations of the composition of symmetric powers) $S^n(S^3)$ known explicitely? I know $S^n(S^2)$ e.g. in Macdonald's ...

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### Why is the semisimple quotient of a reductive group with semisimple rank 1 equal to PGL2?

Lets work over $\mathbb{C}$. Let $G$ be a reductive group with semisimple rank 1 (this means that a maximal torus in $G / R(G)$ has dimension 1). In section 25 of Humphreys book "linear algebraic ...

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### Characteristic Classes in Geometric Representation Theory

Geometric respectively topological methods are widely applied in representation theory. As far as I know mainly cohomological methods are used.
I wonder if there are concrete applications of the ...

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### Projective representation of diffeomorphism group of $S^2$ [closed]

We know that the projective representation of a group $G$ is classified by $H_{grp}^2(G,R/Z) = H^3(BG,Z)$, where $H^*_{grp}$ is the group-cohomology class.
Then do we have a classification of the ...

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### semisimple category with finite number of simple objects

Since I am not an expert in algebraic groups; Is there a description of algebraic groups with semisimple category of finite dimensional representations such that they have only finitely many ...

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### When representation of two different coadjoint orbits are equivalent?

Let $G$ be a compact connected Lie group and $\mu:T\to S^1$ be a representation of a maximal torus $T \subset G$ and $\lambda=d\mu$ be a weight for some $\lambda\in\mathfrak{t}^*$ (where ...

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### Tilting object in derived category

I was wondering about something concerning tilting objects... Suppose we are given a split algebraic torus $G=\mathbb{G}^n_m$, that is a linearly reductive group with no semisimple part, and let ...

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### Grothendieck group of representations

For a linearly reductive group $G$ over $k$ we consider the bounded derived category of finite dimensional representations $D^b(\mathrm{Repr}(G))$. Is the Grothendick group $K_0(D^b(\mathrm{Repr}(G))$ ...

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### number of simple representations

For a linearly reductive Group $G$ over a field $k$ one has that the category of finite dimensional representations of $G$ is semisimple. What can one say about the number of simple representations? ...

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### global dimension II

Suppose we are given finite dimensional semisimple $k$-algebras $A_1,..., A_r$. now we consider the matrix algebra$A=\begin{pmatrix}
A_1 & M_{1,2} & \dots & M_{1,r} \\
0 & A_2 ...

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### History and motivation for Tannaka, Krein, Grothendieck, Deligne et al. works on Tannaka-Krein theory?

I am trying to wrap my mind around Tannaka-Krein duality and it seems quite mysterious for me, as well, as its history. So let me ask:
Question: What was the motivation and historical context for ...

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### Whitney stratification and affine grassmanian

Let $G$ a simply connected group over $\mathbb{C}$ and $Gr:=G(\mathbb{C}((t)))/G(\mathbb{C}[[t]])$ the affine grassmannian. By Cartan decomposition we have a partition of stratas indexed by ...

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### The Bialynicki-Birula Stratification of the Affine Grassmannian

Let $G$ be a connected, simply-connected complex semisimple group with affine Grassmannian $\mathcal{G}r$. Fix a maximal torus and Borel $T\subseteq B\subseteq G$. I am reading "Loop Grassmannian ...

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### Are there any known criteria for quadratic mapping from R^n to R^n being surjective?

Let quadratic mapping be the function from $\mathbb{R}^n$ to $\mathbb{R}^n$, where each coordinate is a quadratic form of $n$ variables. Are there any known criteria for it being surjective? May ...

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### Relations between affine Grassmannian and Grassmannian

Let $\mathcal K = k((t))$ be the field of formal Laurent series over $k$, and by $\mathcal O = k[[t]]$ the ring of formal power series over $k$.
Let $G$ be an algebraic group over $k$. The affine ...

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### Reference for the Natural Ample Line Bundle on the Affine Grassmannian

Let $G$ be a connected, simply-connected complex semisimple group. Let $$\mathcal{G}r:=G((t))/G[[t]]$$ be its affine Grassmannian. I have read that $\mathcal{G}r$ possesses a natural very ample line ...

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### Derived category of representations

Suppose we are given an algebraic group $G$ (linearly reductive). Let $D^b(Repr(G))$ be the bounded derived category of finite dimensional algebraic representations of $G$. I am intressted in tilting ...

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### Is Mazur's deformation ring R integral?

Consider the absolutely irreducible Galois representation
$\overline{\rho} \colon G_{\Bbb Q} \to {\mathrm{GL}}_2({\Bbb F}_p)$. We apply the Mazur's deformation theory on the lift ${\rho} \colon ...

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### Iwasawa theory for Mazur's deformation ring R

The ideal class group $\mathrm{Cl}({\cal O}_K)$ and Mazur's deformation ring $R(\overline{\rho})$ for a number field $K$ are said to be similar to each other.
Let ${\Bbb Q}_{\infty}$ be the unique ...

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### Is a group scheme determined by its category of representations?

More precisely, let $G$ be an affine group scheme over a field $k$, $Rep_k(G)$ be the category of finite dimensional representations of G, and $\omega_0$ be the forgetful functor from $Rep_k(G)$ to ...

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### Find all Linear spaces on an orbit (by a connected linear algebraic group)

Suppose $V$ is a vector space over $\mathbb{C}$ and $G\subset \textrm{GL}(V)$ is a connected linear algebraic group.
Consider the orbit closure $Y = \overline{G.\mathbb{P} L}$, for a subspace ...

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### Stratifications and Filtrations of the Affine Grassmannian

Let $G$ be a connected, simply-connected complex semisimple group. Let $$\mathcal{G}r=G(\mathcal{\mathbb{C}((t))})/G(\mathcal{\mathbb{C}[[t]]})$$ be the affine Grassmannian of $G$. We know that ...

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### $I/N$ is finitely presented module

Let $R$ be a commutative ring and $N = Nil(R)$ the set of its nilpotent elements. Suppose that $N$ is a divided prime ideal, i.e. for any ideal $I$ of $R$ either $I \subseteq N$ or $N \subseteq I$.
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### Strata of the Affine Grassmannian

Let $G$ be a connected, simply-connected complex semisimple linear algebraic group, and denote by $\mathcal{G}$ its affine Grassmannian. Fix a maximal torus $T\subseteq G$. We know that $\mathcal{G}$ ...

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### A question on algebraic loop groops

Setup:
Let $\mathcal{K}=\mathbb{C}((t))$, $\mathcal{O}:= \mathbb{C}[[t]]$ and $G$ be a reductive algebraic group (over $\mathbb{C}$). Let further $\mathcal{K}_n$ denote the $\mathcal{O}$-ideal in ...

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### Do Auslander-Reiten quivers coincide with the McKay quivers for arbitrary subgroups of GL(2,C)?

It is a theorem of Auslander that if $G< GL(2,\mathbb C)$ is a finite subgroup without pseudo-reflections, then the Auslander-Reiten quiver of $K[x,y]^G$ coincides with the McKay quiver of $G$ with ...

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### spectrum of an induced algebra

Let $G$ be a reductive group defined over an algebraically closed field $k$ and $B$ be a fixed Borel subgroup of $G$. Suppose $X=Spec(R)$ is an affine scheme with $B$ rationally acting on it; hence ...

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### Scaling-Invariant Orbits of Semisimple Group Representations

Let $G$ be a connected, simply-connected complex semisimple linear algebraic group, and let $V$ be a finite-dimensional complex $G$-module. Note that if $V$ is the adjoint representation of $G$, then ...

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### When are orbits of semisimple group representations closed?

Let $G$ be a connected, simply-connected complex semisimple linear algebraic group, and let $V$ be a finite-dimensional complex $G$-module. Is there a nice description of those $v\in V$ for which the ...

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### regular semisimple elements on spherical varieties

Let $(G,H_1)$ and $(G,H_2)$ be spherical pairs (i.e. $G$ is a reductive group, $H_i$ are its closed subgroups and the Borel subgroup $B$ of $G$ has a finite number of orbits on $G/H_i$).
What can ...

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### points with small U stabilizer on a spherical variety

Let $(G,H)$ be a spherical pair (i.e. $G$ is a reductive group, $H$ is a closed subgroup and the Borel subgroup $B$ of $G$ has a finite number of orbits on $G/H$). Let $U$ be the unipotent radical of ...

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### Algebraic Groups in Characteristic p

It is well-known that Lie groups are, under nice conditions, essentially determined by their Lie-algebras. What's the corresponding statement for algebraic groups over fields of finite characteristic?
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### When does a group action on a k-algebra induce an algebraic action on the spectrum?

This question arose from my last question, which I considered answered - from the comments, however, it is obvious that the answer is only complete in characteristic zero, and I am trying to ...

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### Spin manifolds with one parallel spinor

Are there any examples of D-dimensional Ricci-flat Riemannian (spin) manifolds of dimension D= 2,3,4,5 with the dimension of the space of parallel spinors equal to 1? And the same question for the ...

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### Action of the endomorphism monoid on an irreducible GL-module

Let $G=\mathrm{Gl}_n(\mathbb C)$ and $V$ an irreducible $G$-module on which $G$ acts polynomially. In other words, the algebraic group action of $G$ on the affine space $V$ extends to an algebraic ...

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### Restriction to Levi Subgroups and the Affine Grassmannian

Let $G$ be a complex reductive group, $L\subset G$ a Levi subgroup and $Rep(G)$ the category of rational representations of $G$.
My Question:
What is the geometric analogue of the restriction ...