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Nilpotent orbits and mixed Hodge structures

Let $(H_\mathbb{Z}, \{h^{p,q}\}_{p+q=n}, \phi)$ be the datum to define weight $n$ polarized Hodge structures on $H_\mathbb{Z}$, $h^{p,q}$ is the Hodge numbers, $\phi$ is a polarization. Let $D$ be the ...
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Cohomology of maps between Hilbert schemes

Let $S$ be a smooth complex projective surface. We consider the following two types of Hilbert schemes of $S$. The Hilbert scheme of an ample curve $D$. Suppose that $D$ is sufficiently ample, then ...
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Exterior power of Hodge structures

Let $V$ be a $\mathbb{Q}$-vector space and suppose there is a decomposition of $V_{\mathbb{C}}:=V \otimes_{\mathbb{Q}} \mathbb{C}$ into two $\mathbb{C}$-sub-vector spaces i.e., $V_{\mathbb{C}} \cong V^...
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Super mixed Hodge structures?

It's common in subjects that have some version of the "yoga of weights" that you have a functor called "Tate twist" and that the most natural version of it seems like it should be ...
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Abelian varieties corresponding to Hodge substructures

In an exercise of Voisin book, says: Let $j:C\rightarrow S$ the inclusion of a smooth curve on a smooth connected projective surface. Set $H=ker(j_*:H^1(C,\mathbb{Z})\rightarrow H^3(S,\mathbb{Z}))$. ...
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Existence of an affine variety with homotopy type of suspension of another affine variety

Let $X$ be an affine variety. My question is does there exist another affine variety with the homotopy type of the suspension of $X$?
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Is there a compact Kähler non-projective manifold with polarizable Hodge structures?

Let $V$ be a rational Hodge structure of degree $k$. Precisely, $V$ is a finite dimensional $\mathbb{Q}$-vector space whose complexification admits a decomposition $V_\mathbb{C} = \oplus_{p+q=k} V^{p,...
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Is the dimension of the pieces of a mixed Hodge structure constant under smooth deformations?

In the case of a family of compact complex manifolds we have the following: Theorem. Let $f:X→B$ be a family of complex manifolds and assume that $X_0$ is Kähler for some $0\in B$. Then for $b$ in a ...
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Criterion for triviality of monodromy in smooth families

Let $\pi: X \to \Delta^*$ be a smooth, projective morphism. We know that for each $k$, there is a natural local system $L:=R^k \pi_*\mathbb{C}$. The associated vector bundle $\mathcal{L}:=L \otimes \...
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$\mathbb{Q}$-Zariski Closure not equal to smallest Q-subgroup

I wonder if there is a simple instance of the following phenomena : an abstract subgroup S $\subset GL_n(\mathbb{C})$ whose $\mathbb{Q}$-Zariski closure isn't a group ? Is there some criteria to ...
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Is the category of pure Hodge structures abelian semi-simple? [duplicate]

Apologies if the question in the title is too elementary. A reference would be helpful.
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Hodge structure on intersection cohomology of toric varieties

Given a convex polytope with integer vertices, one can construct a complex projective variety $X$ called toric variety. In general $X$ is not smooth. As I have heard, by the work of M. Saito, the ...
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Automorphism of integral Hodge structures

Let $(V,V^{p,q},Q)$ be a polarized integral Hodge strucutre of weight $n$. I would like to understand the automorphism of this datum better. Specifically, I'm wondering if there are good conditions ...
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Polarization of Prym varieites

I'm trying to understand polarization and rational Hodge structure of spectral curves and Prym varieties. Excuse me that this is similar to my previous question. I want to prove the following, Let $X$...
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Applications of Hodge-Riemann bilinear relations [closed]

I am wondering if the Hodge-Riemann bilinear relations have any further applications/ developments in Kahler or algebraic geometry. Let me briefly remind the statement. Given a compact Kahler ...
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Middle cohomology of very general hyperplane sections

Let $X$ be a smooth, projective variety over $\mathbb{C}$ of dimension $n$ satisfying the property that for every $i \ge 0$, $H^{i,i}(X,\mathbb{C}) \cap H^{2i}(X,\mathbb{Q})=\mathbb{Q}c_1(\mathcal{O}...
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Hodge variation

I am reading Milne's online book of Shimura Varieties https://www.jmilne.org/math/xnotes/svi.pdf, I confused by a Definition of Hodge variation. On page 29, it was said something is called Hodge ...
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How to cook up an Artin motive from a positive-dimensional variety

I am trying to make sense of the paper "Eigenvalues of Frobenius and Hodge Numbers" (Kisin--Lehrer). I have not succeeded after some hours of intent staring at the screen. In the proof of Corollary ...
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Is there a Hodge structure on $\text{Hom}(V,W)$?

Let $V, W$ be real (pure) Hodge structures of weight $m, n$. Is there a natural Hodge structure on $\text{Hom}(V,W)$? As I understand, there is one in the case $V = W$, although the definition I ...
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Failure of Borel-Schmid quasi-unipotency theorem in non-algebraic case

Let $\mathcal{X} \to \Delta^{\times}$ be a smooth family of compact Kähler manifolds over a punctured disc. When this family is algebraic, the celebrated quasi-unipotency theorem (I think, due to ...
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Principal bundle analogue for Hodge bundle

Let $X$ be a connected smooth complex projective variety. A holomorphic Higgs bundle is a pair $(E, \theta)$ consists of a holomorphic vector bundle $E$ on $X$ together with a Higgs field $\theta \...
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Duality of Mixed Hodge Structures without compactness

Let $X$ be a smooth separated algebraic variety over $\mathbb{C}$ and $Z \subset X$ a subvariety of codimension $p$. There are no compactness assumptions. I am looking for an isomorphism of mixed ...
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Variations of Hodge structures over the line

Let $f\colon X\to \mathbb{A}^1$ be a smooth projective morphism of complex algebraic manifolds, where the target $\mathbb{A}^1$ is the affine line. Are there any restrictions on the Hodge structures ...
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For a mixed hodge structure, what is the exact condition on the graded pieces?

A mixed ($\mathbb{Q}$)-hodge structure is defined to be a vector space $V/\mathbb{Q}$ with an increasing "weight" filtration of $\mathbb{Q}$- vector spaces $0\subset W_0\subset \dots$ and a ...
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How can I determine the monodromy of this variation of mixed hodge structures?

Consider the variation of mixed hodge structures which generates at the origin: $$ f:X = \text{Proj}\left( \frac{\mathbb{C}[t][x,y,z]}{(xy(x + y + tz))} \right) \to \mathbb{A}^1_t $$ How can I compute ...
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How can I compute the mixed hodge structure for three copies of $\mathbb{P}^1$ intersecting at one point?

I know there is a spectral sequence for a variety with normal crossing singularities $X$ which gives a tool for making the computation of the mixed hodge structure computable. How can I compute the ...
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Mixed Hodge modules of product spaces

Let $X$ be an algebraic varietiy (as good as you want, say affine and smooth) and let us denote by $MHM(X)$ the category of mixed Hodge modules as descrived by Saito (see for example this or this). ...
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Reference request: If the local system extends, then the variation of Hodge structures extends

I'm looking for a precise reference for the following theorem. Let $C$ be a smooth curve over $\mathbb{C}$ and let $S$ be a finite set of closed points of $C$. Let $\ V$ be a polarized variation ...
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Two mixed Hodge structures on equivariant cohomology for actions by finite groups

The answer to the following question might be obvious but I haven’t found a full proof yet (neither by myself nor in the literature). So my apologies if it is trivial. Let $X$ be a (for simplicity ...
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Why is the Hodge conjecture equivalent to the assertion that $ \mathcal{R}_{ \mathrm{Hodge} } $ is fully faithfull?

On pages 17 and 18 of the following document: https://www.math.tifr.res.in/~sujatha/ihes.pdf, we find the following paragraph: Let $ \mathbb{Q} \mathrm{HS}$ be the category of pure Hodge structures ...
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Cohomology theories from Saito's mixed Hodge complexes

The definition of mixed Hodge complexes by Saito is a very interesting one, since it's more a cohomology theoretic than geometric generalization of Hodge structures. Since Saito's motivation for mixed ...
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what is the definition of Hodge structure of geometric origin

Let $H$ be a mixed Hodge structure or, more generally, a mixed Hodge structure over a subfield $k$ of $\mathbb{C}$, by which I mean a $k$-vector space with two filtrations (Hodge and weight), a $\...
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Mumford-Tate group of the Fermat curve

Let $C$ be the Fermat curve of degree $d$, defined by the equation $x^d+y^d=z^d$ in $\mathbb{P}^2$. The first cohomology group $H^1(C, \mathbb{Q})$ carries a pure Hodge structure, so it has an ...
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The compatibility of the Gysin sequence with mixed Hodge structures

Let $X$ be a compact complex $n$-manifold and $D$ be a smooth comdimension $1$ submanifold. Also let $U:= X\setminus D$ and $j$ be the inclusion of $U$ in $X$. Then it is well known that the ...
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Reference for the Hodge polynomial or the Hodge Characteristic

What is the first work that studies, refers to, or mentions the Hodge characteristic? The Hodge polynomial is the unique ring homomorphism $$ P_{hdg}:K_0(\mathbf{Var}/\mathbb{C)}\to \mathbb{Z}[u,v,u^{...
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Monodromy theorem of degeneration of smooth projective varieties to non-reduced central fiber

Given a family $\pi: \mathcal{X}\rightarrow\Delta$ smooth away from $0\in\Delta$, Where $\mathcal{X}$ is a smooth complex manifold, $\Delta$ is a small disk, the general fiber of $\pi$ is smooth ...
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Nonabelian Hodge structure for noncompact curves and Hodge structure on the fundamental group

Nonabelian Hodge theory, introduced by C. Simpson and others, may be interpreted as a description of the (real) Hodge structure on the fundamental group (say, of a compact curve) in terms of some ...
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Is the category of mixed Hodge modules bi-filtered?

Let $X$ be a smooth complex algebraic variety and let $MHM(X)$ be the category of mixed Hodge modules on $X$, as defined in (Saito, "Mixed Hodge Modules", 1990), (Peters-Steenbrink, "Mixed Hodge ...
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Does the "holomorphic spheres-to-continuous spheres" forgetful function respect the mixed Hodge structures on homotopy groups?

For each smooth, projective, complex variety $X$ that is simply connected, John Morgan constructed a natural mixed Hodge structure on the homotopy group $\pi_k(X,x)\otimes \mathbb{Q}$. This was ...
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Mixed Hodge structure on sheaf cohomology of a variation of Hodge structures

I'm new here. I hope to do it right! I am interested in studying mixed Hodge structures over complex algebraic surfaces and their generalizations. Let us take a smooth complex variety $X$ and a ...
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Is there a description of variation of (mixed) Hodge Structures in terms of a Deligne operator?

A complex Mixed Hodge Structure is given by a complex vector space $V$ together with a descending filtration $W$ and two ascending filtrations $F,\bar{F}$ that satisfy the condition \begin{equation} ...
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Intrinsic definition of the weight filtration

Let $X$ be a smooth quasiprojective complex variety. Then Deligne (Theorie de Hodge II) defined a weight filtration on the Betti cohomology of $X$. The general philosophy is quite simple: express the ...
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Does the monodromy of such VHS have to be trivial

Consider a variation of polarized Hodge structure on a punctured disk. Suppose that connection preserves Hodge filtration (which is much stronger, than Griffiths transversality). Moreover assume that ...
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Variation of Hodge structures associated to a hermitian symmetric domain

Let $D$ be an irreducible hermitian symmetric domain. Then there exists a variation of Hodge structures $(h_s)_{s\in D}$ on a vector space $V$ satisfying specific conditions which depend on $D$ such ...
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Mixed Hodge structure and cup product

I'm looking for a reference for the answer to the following questions. Let $X$ be an algebraic variety over C. When is the cup product a morphism of Mixed Hodge structures? Does $X$ have to be smooth?...
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Hodge structures generated by cohomology groups of varities with dimension less than $n$

Let $X$ be a smooth projective variety over $\mathbb{C}$ with dimension $n$. Is it true that for every $i<n$, the Hodge structure on $\mathrm{H}^i(X,\mathbb{Q})$ is generated by Hodge structures of ...
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periods of Mixed Hodge Structures

Two Questions: First. As I know the notion of periods comes when one has two vector spaces over a subfield $k$ of $\mathbb{C}$ (usually given by two cohomology theories) and an isomorphism between ...
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Real structure in the mixed Hodge structure associated to an isolated singularity

We know that a mixed Hodge structure on a complex vector space $H$ with an integral lattice $H_{\mathbb Z}$ consists of the weight filtration and the Hodge filtration. For an isolated hypersurface ...
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