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### Cohn localization examples

I'm working on my master's thesis, part of which involves an exposition on Cohn localization. (nlab discussion) In Free ideal rings and localization in general rings, Sec 7.4, Cohn gives a ...
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### Geometric meaning of colocalization of modules?

Let $A$ be a commutative ring and $S\subset A$ a subset. A localization of $A$ at $S$ is defined as a ring morphsim $A\to A[S^{-1}]$ which is initial with respect to inverting $S$. Similarly, a ...
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### Commutative ring $R$ with no nontrivial idempotents, with a localization $R_r$ with infinitely many idempotents

I am looking for a commutative ring $R$ with $1$ such that $R$ has no idempotents and there exists $r\in R$ such that the localization ring $R_r$ has infinitely many idempotents.
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### Grothendieck Riemann Roch is abelian localisation on loop spaces

Abelian localisation says approximately that for a proper equivaraint map $f:X\to Y$ between schemes with a $\mathbf{G}_m$ action, the pushforward on cohomology $f_*\omega$ can be computed by the ...
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### Morphisms of hammocks in the simplicial localization

Let $\mathcal{C}$ be a category together with a wide subcategory $\mathcal{W} \subset \mathcal{C}$. In Calculating Simplicial Localizations by Dwyer and Kan, a morphism of hammocks is defined ...
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### When is an $\infty$-categorical localization left exact?

Let $L: \mathcal C^\to_\leftarrow L\mathcal C : i$ be an adjunction with $i$ fully faithful. In ordinary category theory, $L$ is left exact iff the class of $L$-local morphisms is stable under base ...
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### What would cohomological localization be good for?

An open problem in algebraic topology is whether arbitrary cohomological localizations of simplicial sets (or, equivalently, topological spaces) can be proven to exist in ZFC. It's provable in ZFC ...
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### When do zigzags of weak equivalences detect isomorphisms in the localization?

The usual way to prove that two model categories are equivalent is to construct a zigzag of Quillen equivalences between them, but is it always possible? We can ask a more general question. ...
Let $R$ be a commutative ring with identity and $x, y$ be fixed elements of $R$ such that for each maximal ideal $m$ of $R$ we have $\langle \frac{x}{1_m}\rangle\subseteq\langle \frac{y}{1_m}\rangle$ ...