
A graded kalgebra is called dKoszul if the corresponding Yoneda algebra Ext(k,k) is finitely generated and Ext^{i,j} (k,k) is zero unless j = d(i) for some function d: N®N. Green and Marcos ask if there is a bound N such that for any dKoszul algebra A, Ext(k,k) will be generated in degrees 0 to N. I will answer this by showing that for any integer m ³ 3 there is a noncommutative quadratic dKoszul algebra for which the Yoneda algebra is generated in degrees (1,1) and (m,m+1). These algebras are not Koszul but are mKoszul (in the sense of Backelin).
Recall that a ring is called Jacobson if every prime image is semiprimitive. We show that the tensor product of a Jacobson ring with a simple algebra is still Jacobson. This extends results of Krempa and broadens a set of examples given by Jordan.
The ShephardToddChevalley Theorem states that if a finite group G acts on a commutative polynomial ring A=k[V] as elements of GL_{n}(V), then the ring of invariants A^{G} is a polynomial ring if and only if G is generated by reflections. In the same context Watanabe's Theorem states that if G acts on A as elements of SL_{n}(V), then the ring of invariants A^{G} is a Gorenstein ring. We consider generalizations of these theorems to the noncommutative setting where A is a noetherian ArtinSchelter regular algebra with a finite group G acting linearly on A. More generally we consider actions on A by a finite dimensional semisimple Hopf algebra H, where each homogeneous component A_{j} is an Hmodule and A is an Hmodule algebra.
Joint with James Kuzmanovich and James Zhang.
Let n be a positive integer, let k be a field (of arbitrary characteristic), and let R be a finitely presented kalgebra. We consider the problem of algorithmically determining whether or not R has infinitely many distinct equivalence classes of irreducible ndimensional representations. The approach combines ArtinProcesi Theory, Shirshov's Theorem, and computational commutative algebra.
A common subject of study in algebraic geometry, algebraic topology and the representation theory of finite dimensional algebras is the derived category of an abelian category, which is naturally equipped with the structure of a triangulated category. If a triangulated category admits a Serre functor, then it has AuslanderReiten triangles. In this case, one can define the AuslanderReiten quiver. The purpose of this talk is to describe the shapes of the connected components of the AuslanderReiten quiver of such a triangulated category.
Let G be an affine algebraic group that acts rationally by algebra automorphisms on an arbitrary associative algebra R. We study the induced Gaction on the spectrum of all prime ideals of R, viewed as a topological space with the JacobsonZariski topology. The main themes are local closedness of Gorbits and the socalled Gstratification of the prime spectrum. Our principal results are based on, and generalize, prior work of Moeglin & Rentschler and Vonessen.
Hopf xalgebras have recently received lots of attention as the most general symmetry of rings with several objects. In this talk we show that the cyclic duality, which is a beautiful property of Hopf cyclic cohomology of Hopf algebras, will extend to xHopf algebras.
Let C be a curve over a padic field F and K = F(C). For division algebras of exponent prime to p, it is known that index divides the square of the exponent and division algebras of prime degree are cyclic. Both results avoid the prime p because in that case there is no good theory of ramification of Brauer group elements. However, one can try and avoid this obstacle by defining the ramification group of a discrete valued field K with valuation ring R as the quotient of Brauer groups Br(K)/Br(R) and then study the functorial properties of this quotient. One is then led to the complete case and to consider the paper A generalization of local class field theory by using K groups I, by Kazuya Kato (J. Fac. Sci. Univ. Tokyo Sect. IA 26(1979), 303376). We will discuss the progress we have made on this problem using Kato's work.
The purpose of this talk is to show that over every countable field K there is a nil algebra R such that the algebra obtained from R by extending the field K contains noncommutative free subalgebras of arbitrarily high rank.
It is also shown that over every countable field K there is an algebra R without noncommutative free subalgebras of rank two such that the algebra obtained from R by extending the field K contains a noncommutative free subalgebra of rank two. This answers a question of MakarLimanov.
It is well known that a ring R is right noetherian if and only if every direct sum of injective right Rmodules is injective. We show that a ring R is right noetherian if and only if for every injective right Rmodule M, each essential extension of M^{(À0)} is a direct sum of modules that are either injective or projective.
This is a joint work with Pedro A. GuilAsensio and S. K. Jain.
Inspired by homological mirror symmetry, Paul Seidel and Richard Thomas constructed braid group actions on derived categories of coherent sheaves of various varieties and proved faithfulness of such actions for braid groups of type A. I will discuss joint work with Christopher Brav giving some faithfulness results for derived braid group actions of types D and E.
For a given smooth projective variety X, the cardinality of the set of isomorphism classes of smooth projective varieties which are derived equivalent to X is called FourierMukai number of X.
I find a formula of FourierMukai numbers of minimal elliptic rational surfaces.
As its application, I give an example of a pair of minimal model 3folds with Kodaira dimensions 1, h^{1}(O) = h^{2}(O) = 0 such that they are mutually derived equivalent, deformation equivalent, but not birationally equivalent. It also supplies a counterexample of the birational Torelli problem.
The talk will focus on a generalization of graded Clifford algebras, called graded skew Clifford algebras. Regularity of such algebras is determined by a simple geometric condition. Some families of examples of such algebras will be presented that are regular quadratic algebras of global dimension four having a finite point scheme (typically twenty distinct points) and a onedimensional line scheme.
The work discussed is joint with Thomas Cassidy.