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Is there a tensor norm that preserves Rosenthal Banach spaces?

By a Rosenthal Banach space I mean one that does not contain an isomorphic copy of $\ell_1$. Is there a tensor norm $\alpha$ such that the Banach tensor product $E\otimes_\alpha F$ is Rosenthal if $E$ ...
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Infinite tensor product of states

Tensor products of finite number of different objects are always well described in the literature. However, the situation of infinite tensor products seems to be much tougher. Even in the simplest ...
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Who stated and proved the “Hopf lemma” on bilinear maps?

If $A\otimes B\rightarrow C$ is a nondegenerate linear map, where $A, B, C$ are vector spaces over an algebraically closed field, then $\dim C\ge \dim A + \dim B -1$. Nondegenerate here means ...
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Is Grothendieck classification of tensor norms and Kuratowski's 14 sets theorem somehow related?

It is known that there are only 14 reasonable tensor norms in $Ban$. On the other hand it is well known fact for topologists that one can obtain only 14 different sets from a given set applying ...
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Tensor powers of an algebra all isomorphic

Let $k$ be a commutative ring with total quotient ring $K$, and let $A$ be a commutative $k$-algebra such that the multiplication map $A \otimes_k A \longrightarrow A$ is an isomorphism. EDIT: Assume ...
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Highest weights of irreducible components of tensor product of irreducible sl(3)-module [closed]

I am study the representation theory of $sl(3)$ and I have a question about the tensor representation of irreducible $sl(3)$-modules as follows: For each weight $\mu$, let $L(\mu)$ be the irreducible ...
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Tensor product of d.g-algebras

I'd like to prove that the tensor product functor $- \otimes Y$, where $Y$ is a d.g-algebra over a field of characteristic 0, preserves finite products of d.g-algebras. This statement is in a paper by ...
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Tensor product of topological abelian groups with the reals

Given an abelian group A, the tensor product $A \otimes R$, where R are the reals, is naturally an R-vector space. Now suppose that A is a topological abelian group (if necessary, we can assume it ...
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A non-trivial probability measure on $2^{\mathbb R}$

Consider the measurable space $2^{\mathbb R}$, equipped with the tensor-product $\sigma$-algebra. Famously, this space has a measurable structure which is not generated by a topology (see this ...
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What is the correct definition of the (derived) tensor product over a dg-algebra?

Let $A_\bullet$ be a dg-algebra over a field $k$. Let $M_\bullet$ (resp. $N_\bullet$) be a right (resp. left) $A_\bullet$-module. There is then a notion of the derived tensor product: ...
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Projective tensor powers of Banach spaces over a normed field

Let $E$ be a Banach space over a complete normed field $\mathbb K$. Is it possible to classify all proper $E$ for which the projective seminorm $p_n$ defined on the $n$-th tensor power of $E$ is a ...
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Epimorphisms between external tensor products

Let $k$ be a field, $R,S$ commutative $k$-algebras. If $\mathsf{Mod}_{fp}$ denotes the category of finitely presented modules, the external tensor product $\mathsf{Mod}_{fp}(R) \otimes_k ...
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Objects and morphisms in Kelly's tensor product of finitely cocomplete categories

Let $k$ be a field. Let $\mathcal{C},\mathcal{D}$ be finitely cocomplete $k$-linear categories, which are essentially small. Then Kelly's tensor product $\mathcal{C} \boxtimes \mathcal{D}$ is a ...
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Künneth formula for Ext groups

Setup: Let $X,Y$ be quasi-compact quasi-separated schemes defined over a field $k$. If necessary, you can also assume that $X,Y$ are noetherian, but I don't want to assume that $X,Y$ have the ...
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Does the topological Varopoulos algebra consist of functions that are continuous and Varopoulos norm bounded?

Let $X_1,\dots,X_n$ be compact Hausdorff spaces. Let's define the Varopoulos algebra as the projective tensor product: $$V(X_1,\dots,X_n) := C(X_1) \hat{\otimes} \dots \hat{\otimes} C(X_n),$$ i.e. the ...
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positive elements in tensor product

Let x be a positive element in the spatial tensor product of two non unital C* algebras A and B. Is there a single element $a \otimes b \gt x$? How can we noncommutativize the following proof, in ...
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On tensor products of “generic” vectors

Suppose that $x_1,\ldots,x_n$ are $n$ vectors in $\mathbb{R}^m$ (where $m<n\leq m^2$) such that any subset of $m$ of them are linearly independent (i.e., they are "generic"). Now, form the ...
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Equivalence relations in suplattices

I am wondering about generalisations of the concept of equivalence relations to suplattices. Here is my motivation: Given a set $X$. The powerset $\mathcal{P}(X)$ is a suplattice. For suplattices ...
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Natural Isomorphism of $S(V[1])$ and $(\bigwedge V)[n]$

Let $V:=\oplus_{j\in\mathbb{Z}}V_j$ be a graded $\mathbb{F}$-vector space over the field $\mathbb{F}$. The graded tensor product of graded vector spaces is given by $V \otimes W:= \oplus_{j\in ...
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An example of a tensor product consisting of only simple tensors?

Hy guys. I'm doing some independent analysis which makes use of the tensor product of modules (over commutative rings with unit 1, and ring homomorphisms map $1 \mapsto 1$). Let $\pi: A' \to A$ be a ...
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Tensor product of C*-algebras of bounded, uniformly continuous functions on metric spaces

This is a follow up question to this one. If $X$ is a metric space, denote by $C_u(X)$ the $C^\ast$-algebra of all bounded, uniformly continuous functions on $X$ (with the sup-norm). Do we have ...
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Is there a wedge which operates on multiple vector spaces?

Let's say I have two vector spaces $V,W$ , and we have the graded algebras $\Lambda(V),\Lambda(W)$, each with an operation $\wedge$. I'd like to know if there are "many" $\wedge$ operators, or if ...
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Inductive tensor product and smooth functions

Given complete, locally convex Hausdorff vector spaces $E$ and $F$, let $$ E \otimes_i F, \qquad E \otimes_\pi F$$ denote the (completed) inductive and projective tensor products respectively. The ...
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Classification of symtrivial modules over a PID

Let us call a module $M$ over a commutative ring $R$ symtrivial if the symmetry $M \otimes M \to M \otimes M, a \otimes b \mapsto b \otimes a$ equals the identity (the same notion applies to arbitrary ...
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Is the tensor product of polyhedra a polyhedron?

Conventions: A polytope in a finite-dimensional $\mathbb R$-vector space $V$ is defined to be a convex hull of finitely many points in $V$. A polyhedron in a finite-dimensional $\mathbb R$-vector ...
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A doubt about the parts of the spectrum of tensor products

Let $\mathcal{H}$ be any complex Hilbert space of infinite dimensional. By an operator $T$ I mean a linear bounded transformation from $\mathcal{H}$ into $\mathcal{H}$, i.e, ...
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tensor products NOT iterated

3-fold tensor products are usually presented in terms of the natural isomorphism of iterated tensor porducts. Where is there a treatment of 3-fold tensor products without reference to 2-fold?
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A construction of tensor product (Coutinho's book: D-module)

I am reading the book of Coutinho: A primer of Algebraic $D$-modules. In past, I usually study commutative algebra, so I am a freshmen with non-commutative (Weyl) algebra? In Chapter 12 of the ...
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How does the Schmidt decomposition generalize to tensor products of several finite-dimensional systems?

Let $n,d_1,\ldots,d_n > 1$ be integers, and $V_1, \ldots, V_n$ be inner product spaces over $\mathbb C$, having dimensions $d_1, \ldots, d_n$ respectively. We consider the ways in which we may ...
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Tensorial decomposition of $B(H)$

Let $H$ be an infinite-dimensional Hilbert space and let $\mathcal{B}(H)$ be the (C*/W*-)algebra of bounded operators on it. Actually, you may forget about the involution in $\mathcal{B}(H)$ because I ...
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Left-Module Structure on the Tensor Product ofTwo Left Modules

Given a noncommutative ring $R$, and two (left) $R$-modules $M$ and $N$, how does one define a left action on the the vector space tensor product $M \otimes N$? Multiplying on just the first factor of ...
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Limit of simple tensors

I have two questions which are intuitively true. Let $V$ be a Hilbert space. As usual we can turn $V\otimes V$ or $V\otimes V\otimes V$ into Hilbert spaces by intorducing the natural inner product ...
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Changing Left Comodules into Right Comodules via the Antipode, and Comodule Tensor Products

Let $H$ be a Hopf algebra, with invertible antipode, and let $(M,\Delta_M)$ and $(N,\Delta_N)$ be two left $H$-comodules. Now as we all know, we have a left $H$-comodule structure on the tensor ...
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Associated graded of a filtration of a tensor product

I'm trying to understand a part of the PhD thesis of Kenji Lefèvre-Hasegawa (e.g. available here). My question is about the proof of Lemma 1.3.2.3b stating: Remarquons que nous avons un ...
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Tensor product of simple modules

Let $M$ a right simple module and $N$ be a left simple module over a ring $R$. I'm seeking a kind of Schur's lemma, with $\mathrm{Hom}_R (M,N)$ replaced by $M \otimes_R N$. So my questions are: Can ...
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A doubt about tensor product on Hilbert Spaces

An operator is a bounded (i.e., continuous) linear transformation between Hilbert spaces. Let $\mathcal{B}[\mathcal{H}]$ be the set of all operators in the Hilbert space $\mathcal{H}$. Let ...
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Completion and Tensor Product of Algebras

Let $A$ be a commutative ring with 1, $I$ an ideal in $A$, $B$ an $A$-algebra. I am trying to prove the following isomorphism of $A$-algebras: $$ \big( A^* \otimes _A B \big) ^* \cong B^* $$ "$^*$" ...
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Free Module with a Projective Sub- Module, and Tensor Products

Let us consider a unital algebra $A$, with a subalgebra $B \subseteq A$, along with an $A$-$A$-bimodule $M$ which is free as a right module, and a subspace $N$ (with respect to the action of the field ...
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Reducibility of the tensor product of two irreducible representations of real Lie algebras

Let $h_1\subset gl(V_1)$ and $h_2\subset gl(V_2)$ be two irreducible representations of reductive real Lie algebras. When the representation of $h_1\oplus h_2$ in $V_1\otimes V_2$ is not irreducible? ...
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pull backs (and tensor product) in algebraic K-theory

In the context of algebraic (equivariant) K-theory (more specifically, in the context of Chriss and Ginzburg's book representation theory and complex geometry) I would like to know if I have the ...
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Is there a different construction of “the” tensor product of two modules?

It may be a pseudo question. But I still decide to ask. Given two $k$-modules $M$ and $N$,it seems to me that in the literature the tensor product $M\bigotimes_kN$ is always defined as the quotient of ...
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Does equality of Hodge star and symplectic star imply Kähler structure?

Question The question asked is: On a manifold $M$ equipped with a Riemann metric $g$ and a symplectic structure $\omega$, with $\ast$ the Hodge star and $\ast_s$ the symplectic star, does ...
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Tensors with low spectral norm

Consider a tensor $T$ with six indices, $T_{(ii')(jj')(kk')}$, where each index goes from $1$ to $n$. We can think of $T$ as a linear map from $\mathbb{R}^n \otimes \mathbb{R}^n \otimes \mathbb{R}^n$ ...
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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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Tensor product of linear mappings versus chain complexes

A chain complex of vector spaces $X_k$ is a sequence of linear mappings $\dots \overset{d_{k-1}}{\longrightarrow} X_k \overset{d_{k}}{\longrightarrow} X_{k+1} \overset{d_{k+1}}{\longrightarrow} ...
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An iterated tensor product integral

In "Differential equations driven by rough paths" (Terry Lyons, et al) section 1.4.2 it's claimed that the symmetric part of the tensor: $\int_{0 \le u_1 \le \cdots \le u_j \le t} \mathrm{d}X_{u_1} ...
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Tensor Products, Sub-Algebras, Sub-Modules, and Inclusions

Let $A$ be a not neccessarily commutative algebra, and let $B \subset A$ be a subalgebra of $A$. Moreover, let $M$ be an $A$-bimodule, and let $N \subset M$ be a $B$-sub-bimodule. The tensor product ...
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is tensor square of a reduced ring reduced?

Let $R$ be a reduced algebra of finite type over a field $k$ of characteristic 0. Let $S$ be a reduced finite $R$-algebra. Is $S \otimes_R S$ reduced? (In positive characteristic one can get ...
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Schwartz Kernel theorem for tempred functions

Let $T(R)$ denote the space of tempered functions on the line, i.e. the smooth functions that give Schwartz function after a multiplication by any Schwartz function, equipped with the natural nuclear ...
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Exactness of completed tensor product of nuclear spaces

Let $0 \to V \to W \to L \to 0$ be a strict short exact sequence of (complete) nuclear spaces, i.e. it is a short exact sequence of (complete) nuclear spaces, all the maps are continuous, the map ...