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f.g. module $M$ over a complete local CM ring of dimension 1 such that $M, \text{Hom}_R(M,M), \text{Ext}^1_R(M,M)$ have finite injective dimension

Let $(R,\mathfrak m)$ be a local, $\mathfrak m$-adically complete, Cohen-Macaulay ring of dimension $1$. Assume that there exists a finitely generated $R$-module $M$ of depth $0$ such that $M$, $\text{...
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Finitely generated module, which is a virtually small complex, embeds into a module of finite projective dimension?

Let $R$ be a commutative Noetherian ring, and let $\text{mod } R$ denote the abelian category of finitely generated $R$-module. Consider the bounded derived category $D^b(\text{mod } R) $ which is a ...
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When does $FP_n(R)$ imply $F_n$?

It is known that if a group $G$ is of type $F_2$ (finitely presented) and of type $FP_n(\mathbb{Z})$, then $G$ is of type $F_n$. However, is this true also for other rings which are not $\mathbb{Z}$? ...
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Non-finitely presented FP groups with cohomological dimension $2$

In this recent preprint, the authors construct a certain uncountable family of non-finitely presented FP groups. Recall that group is an FP group if the trivial $\mathbb Z[G]$-module $\mathbb Z$ has a ...
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Conditions for a minimal derived $A_\infty$-algebra to be bounded

I was looking for some examples of derived $A_\infty$-algebras (or $dA_\infty$-algebras) in the original reference by Sagave, DG-algebras and derived A-infinity algebras, where some examples obtained ...
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On infinite global dimensions of "slightly non-commutative" rings

Assume $R$ is a commutative Noetherian ring of finite Krull dimension; $R'$ is a not commutative ring that contains $R$ in its center and also finitely generated as an $R$-module. If the (left) global ...
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Existence of a finite resolution

I have tried to formulate a question in which I was very curious, any hints suggestions are also welcomed. Thanks in advance. Let $M$ be an $R$ module ($R$ commutative ring with unity). It is given ...
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Cohomological dimension of torsion-free groups and its subgroups

In this thesis by Martin Hamilton on Finiteness Conditions in Group Cohomology there is on page 11 a reference to following result: Theorem 1.2.14. If $G$ is a torsion-free group and $H$ is a subgroup ...
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derived tensor product and finite projective dimension

Let $(R, \mathfrak m)$ be a Noetherian local ring. Let $M,N$ be non-zero finitely generated $R$-modules. Is it known that $M\otimes_R^{\mathbf L} N$ has finite projective dimension if and only if $M$ ...
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Vector bundles admitting resolution by ample line bundles

Let's assume we are working a smooth projective variety. Let $C$ be the category of vector bundles constructed by taking successive extensions of line bundles of the form $\mathcal{O}(n)$ for $n\in \...
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contracting homotopies of Koszul resolution of $\mathbb{C}[x_1, \ldots, x_n]$ and $\mathbb{C}_{q}[x_1, \ldots, x_n]$

Let $A : = \mathbb{C}[x_1, \ldots, x_n],$ $A_q : =\mathbb{C}_q[x_1, \ldots, x_n] = \mathbb{C} \langle x_1, \ldots, x_n \rangle / (x_ix_j = q x_jx_i)$. By Koszul resolution I mean $$\ldots \to A \...
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Any exact faithful functor is represented by a unique projective generator

In the book 'Tensor Categories' by Pavel Etingof, Shlomo Gelaki, Dmitri Nikshych and Victor Ostrik on page 10 it says: 'Conversely, it is well known (and easy to show) that any exact faithful functor ...
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Explicit locally free resolution of a perfect complex $E\oplus F\to (E\oplus F)\otimes \mathcal{O}_X(D)\to (E\otimes \mathcal{O}_X(D))|_D$

Let $X$ be a smooth projective variety over $\mathbb{C}$. Let $E,F\to X$ be 2 holomorphic vector bundles and $D\hookrightarrow X$ be a smooth divisor. Denote by $\mathcal{O}_X(D)$ the line bundle ...
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What are the projective dimensions of big fraction fields?

Let $A$ be an integral domain, $B$ is its fraction field. Can the projective dimension of the $A$-module $B$ be greater than $1$? This surely cannot happen if the spectrum of $A$ is countable (since ...
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Equivalence of definitions of Cohen-Macaulay type

I know that the Cohen-Macaulay type has these two definitions: Let $(R,\mathfrak{m},k)$ be a Cohen-Macaulay (noetherian) local ring and $M$ a finite $R$-module of depth $t$. The number $r(M) = \dim_k ...
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Image of a quiver variety under natural morphism

We know that the natural morphism $\pi:\mathfrak{M}_{\theta}(Q,\mathbf{v},\mathbf{w})\rightarrow \mathfrak{M}_0(Q,\mathbf{v},\mathbf{w})$ between a smooth and affine quiver variety is not necessarily ...
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Resolution of a torsion sheaf

Let $J$ be the hyperplane divisor in $\mathbb{C}P^2$, and let $i:C \hookrightarrow \mathbb{C}P^2$ be the closed immersion of a smooth generic curve of degree 2. We know that $C\simeq \mathbb{C}P^1$, ...
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Projective dimension of graded modules

Short version: Why is the projective dimension of a graded module the same as the projective dimension of its underlying ungraded module? Longer version: Let $G$ be a commutative group, let $R$ ...
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Intuition behind the canonical projective resolution of a quiver representation

Let $Q$ be a finite acyclic quiver, and $X$ some representation of $Q$. For $i \in Q_0$ define the $kQ$-modules $P_i = kQe_i$, and $X(i) = e_i X$. The representation $X$ has a canonical projective ...
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resolution tautological sheaf projective dual $G(3,6)$

I consider the Plücker embedding of $G(3,6)$ in $\mathbb{P}^{19}$. I denote by $X \subset {\mathbb{P}^{19}}^*$ the projective dual to $G(3,6) \subset \mathbb{P}^{19}$. The variety $X$ is a quartic ...
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Homological dimension of pure coherent sheaves and specialization

Let $X$ be a projective variety, not necessarily smooth, $R$ a DVR with residue field $k$ (assume char$(k)=0$). I am looking for examples of a pure coherent sheaf, say $F$, on $X_R:=X \times_k \mathrm{...
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on the ``generic" modules of finite length (skyscrapers)

Let $R$ be a local or graded ring. (If it helps, can assume the ring is "good", e.g. $R=k[[x_1,..,x_p]]$, where $k$ is a field of zero characteristic.) Let $M$ be a finitely generated $R$-module ...
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Different ways of having infinite global dimension

Is there any ring $R$ of infinite global dimension such that any $R$-module is a retract (i.e. direct summand) of some $\oplus_{i\in I}M_i$ where each $M_i$ has finite projective dimension? I ask ...
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Semi-free resolutions

Let $\mathscr{C}$ be a DG category (not much will be lost if you assume that $\mathscr{C}$ has one object, i.e. is a DG algebra). One way to construct the unbounded derived category of $\mathscr{C}$-...
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Coordinate free Koszul-Tate resolution

Tate's original construction of the Koszul-Tate resolution involved choosing cocycles representing the cohomology to be killed. Where is it written in a coordinate free treatment, perhaps via a ...
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Free Resolution of this determinantal variety.

I am looking for a free resolution of the ideal generated by $2\times 2$-minors of a $3\times 3$ -matrix. More precisely let $M$ be a matrix (sorry but I cannot write a matrix for some TeX technical ...
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Projective dimension over hypersurface

Let $R$ be (not necessarily commutative) ring and $S$ a simple right $R$-module. Let $f\in Ann(S)$ be normalizng and a non-zero divisor. Is it always true that $$ pdim_{R}(S)=pdim_{R/(f)}(S)+1? $$
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Projective dimension of simple module

Let $R$ be a (not necessarily commutative) ring and $M$ a simple right $R$-module. Then $\mathfrak{m}=Ann(M)$ is a maximal ideal of $R$. It is seems known that $$ pdim_{R}(M)=pdim_{R_{\mathfrak{m}}}(...
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Minimal Koszul-Tate resolutions

In what generality of commutative associative algebras does there exist a minimal Koszul-Tate resolution? Or what is the most general condition known?
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Is there a notion of 'local ample/Kähler cone' for resolved singularities?

Google searches for "local ample cone" and "local Kähler cone" yield no results, but maybe there is a different term. Let $\pi : \hat X \to X$ be a resolution of an isolated singularity on the (...
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Higher "Cartan-Eilenberg" Resolutions

I am a number theory graduate student learning a bit of homological algebra, and I am curious about higher complexes in abelian categories. I apologize if my post is slightly vague as I am not an ...
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Ideal of real points in $\mathbb{C}[x_0,x_1,\dotsc,x_k]$

I fell a little uncomfortable with this real stuff. The question here is more general, but we can suppose $\mathbb{K}=\mathbb{R}$. Take a set of (distinct) points in $\mathbb{P}^n$, the complex ...
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Rank of a module

I have seen the definition of a module,not neccessary free, the alternatin sum of free modules in a free resolution of that module. it's clear that when the module is free our definition Coincide the ...
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Is resolution of singularities effective?

Suppose I have a singular projective variety defined by some homogeneous equations in complex projective space. Is the resolution of singularities effective? That is, do I actually know which smooth ...
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Is it true that if $\operatorname{Ext}^{1}_{A}(P,A/I)=0 $ for all $ I$ then $P$ is projective?

Is it true that if $\operatorname{Ext}^{1}_{A}(P,A/I)=0$ forall $I$ then $P$ is projective? Similar statements are true for flat and injective modules, but I'm beginning to suspect that projective ...
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Projective dimension

Is it true that if a module has a free resolution of length $d$ then any of its submodule has a free resolution of length $\leq d$?
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Is there a good computer package for working with complexes over non-commutative rings?

I'm interested in doing computations with certain non-commutative rings, most of which involve taking derived tensor products. Does anyone know of a computer algebra package which will find ...
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