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Is the length of the composition series of a free module identical to the number of its bases?

Let $A_0$ be an Artinian ring, $M$ a free $A_0$-module. Then, is the length of the composition series of $M$ identical to the number of its bases? It seems to me that it is not. If $\mathfrak a$ ...
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'Finitely generated modules' versus 'Finitely generated algebra'

I'm reading Commutative Algebra by Bourbaki, and I'm on chapter III of the book. I really think that the author made a typo there, but I'm not so sure. It's Proposition 1, and its Corollary on page ...
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Endomorphisms preserving bilinear form

Let $V=V_0 \oplus V_1$ be a $\mathbb{Z_2}$ finite dimensional graded vector space of dimension $2n$. Let $x_1,..,x_n,y_1,...,y_n$ be a basis of $V$ such that the $x_i$ form a basis for $V_0$ and the ...
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Computing ext over graded rings

This question came up as I was reading Beilinson, Ginzburg, Soergel paper Koszul Duality Patterns in Representation Theory. Suppose that $A$ is a Koszul ring (for the definition of Koszul ring ...
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Degree 1 elements in a graded ring from a blow-up perspective

This may be an elementary question but I hope this question will benefit others as much as myself. Let $k^4 = Spec \; k[x_1, x_2, x_3, x_4]$. Writing $Bl_{\mathcal{I}}(k^4)$ as $R = ...
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Show that $\operatorname{Hom}(S(-d),S)\cong S(d)$ where $S$ is polynomial ring?

As stated above, $S$ is polynomial ring, and since the polynomial ring is $S$ and $S(-d)$ are finite over $S$ as graded modules, we can say that $\operatorname{Hom}(S(-d),S)$ is also graded. My ...
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Generating connected module over a connected $K$-algebra

I have an algebraic question that I cannot solve. It is extracted from Adams and Margolis' paper on modules over the Steenrod Algebra. Here is the problem : Let $K$ be a commutative ring with ...
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Split-Lemma for chain complexes

Suppose $k$ is a field and $A$, $B$ and $C$ are chain complexes of $k$-vector spaces, i.e., objects in $\mathbf{Ch}(k\text{-}\mathbf{Vect})$. Is there are chain complex version of the split lemma, ...
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Graded modules/algebras on commutative monoids?

In the book Algebra of the Bourbaki group they deal with graded modules/algebras which are graded on a commutative monoid. What is the need to require the commutativity condition? Thanks.
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Poincare series and the Hilbert polynomial of $A = A_0[X_1,\dots , X_s]$

Let $A = A_0[X_1, \dots , X_s]$ be a polynomial ring in $s$ variables over an Artin ring $A_0$. This is a graded ring, and can be regarded as a graded module over itself. 1. What are the ...
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Radicals of homogeneous ideals over semigroup-graded rings.

In this post I set out to prove an equation holding in a ring $R$ graded over $\mathbb{Z}$ or $\mathbb{N}$. The equation was: $\sqrt{J^\ast}=(\sqrt{J})^\ast$, where $J$ is an ideal of $R$, $J^\ast$ ...
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Direct sum and direct product of graded modules

Let $M$, $N$ be $R$-graded modules, say: $$M= \bigoplus_{i\in\mathbb Z} M_{i}, N= \bigoplus_{j\in\mathbb Z} N_{j}.$$ Then $$\operatorname{Hom}(M,N) \cong \prod_{i\in\mathbb Z} \bigoplus_{j\in\mathbb ...
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Showing: If $w\in C\ell^1(V,Q)$ anticommutes with all $v\in V$, then $w=0$

Show that if an element of the odd part of the Clifford Algebra anticommutes with everything in the vector space, then it is 0. Been having a really hard time making any progress with this one.
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Explanation of a proof about graded module structure

Let $\Bbb F$ be a field and $M$ a finitely generated $\Bbb F[x]$-module. The structure theorem for modules over a PID says that $$ M\cong \Bbb F[x]^r\oplus\biggl(\bigoplus_{j=0}^s\Bbb ...
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How to think of a chain complex as a module?

I just started learning the subject, so the question should be basic. A complex $\mathbf{F}$ over a ring $R$ is a sequence of homomorphisms of $R$-modules $$\mathbf{F}: \cdots \to ...
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Graded Vector Spaces and the Interchange Law

I'm a little confused about how to correctly interchange factors in tensor products on graded vector spaces. In particular let $V:= \bigoplus_{n \in \mathbb{N}} V_n$ be a $\mathbb{N}$-graded vector ...
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Is the Hilbert series of graded module interpreted as a rational function meaningful everywhere?

Say we have a graded module $M$ over a field $k$. In my mind I have $M=k[x,y,z]/(y^2-xz)$ graded by rank. The Hilbert series of this is $\sum_{n=0}^{\infty} (2n+1)t^n$. You can represent this as a ...
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Hilbert series of exterior algebra?

Let the exterior polynomial algebra $A=\Lambda_K[x_1,\ldots,x_n]$ have grading $\deg x_i=d_i$. Is there some nice formula for the Hilbert-Poincare series $HP_A=\sum_k\dim_K ...
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Bruns Herzog Theorem 9.2.1

In Theorem 9.2.1 of Bruns-Herzog Cohen-Macaulay rings it is proven that if $x_1,...,x_n$ is a regular sequence on an $R$-module $M$, and $t \ge 0$, then $x_1^t x_2^t \dotsm x_n^t \notin ...
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Projective covers of graded modules.

I want to prove that there exist projective covers in the category of graded modules over an algebra. I am fairly new to "this" kind of mathematic and don't really know where to start: I found the ...
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Why do we have $\operatorname{Proj}(\oplus_{i=0}^\infty t^i \left< x\right>^i)\cong \operatorname{Proj}(\oplus_{i=0}^\infty t^i \left< x^2\right>^i)$?

I'm just curious but why is it that $$ \operatorname{Proj}\left(\oplus_{i=0}^\infty t^i \left< x\right>^i\right) $$ isomorphic to $$ \operatorname{Proj} \left(\oplus_{i=0}^\infty t^i \left< ...
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Understanding $Bl_{\mathcal{I}}(k^4)/S_2$ where $\mathcal{I}$ is defined by $(x_1-x_2,x_3-x_4)$

Let $k_4=Spec(k[x_1, x_2, x_3,x_4])$ and $\mathcal{I}$ is the ideal sheaf defined by $(x_1-x_2,x_3-x_4)$. Then $$ Bl_{\mathcal{I}}(k^4) = Proj (\oplus_{i\geq 0} I^i t^i) $$ where ...
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David Eisenbud, Hilbert theorem

I just started reading D. Eisenbud Commutative algebra with a view towards algebraic geometry and I wonder about a theorem on page 42: If $M$ is a finitely generated graded module over ...
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Graded rings and modules - which book to refer to?

Could you recommend a book with a good treatment of the theory of graded rings and modules?
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Poincare series and Hilbert polynomial of some graded modules [on hold]

Let $k$ be a field, and let $k[X, Y ]$ be the polynomial ring in two variables equipped with the usual grading such that $\deg(X) = \deg(Y ) = 1$. Consider the ideals $I = (X, Y^2)$ and $J = (X^2, ...
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where do elements go under multiplication in a graded module?

Assume that $M = \bigoplus_{n = 0}^\infty M_n$ is a graded $A$-module, where $A = \bigoplus_{n = 0}^\infty A_n$ is a graded ring. We have by definition $A_m M_n \subset M_{m + n}$. Does this mean that ...
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Is a graded module over a graded ring zero when all of it's graded localizations at graded primes not containing the irrelevant ideal are zero?

Let $M$ be a graded module over an $\mathbb{N}$-graded ring $S$ and $S_+$ be the ideal of positive degree elements. Is it true that $M=0$ iff the homogeneous localization $M_{(\mathfrak p)}=0$ for ...
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Questions on (subring/ submodule) of a graded (ring/ module)

I have a question which seems a bit silly... If we have $R$ a graded ring, does it follow that every subring of $R$ is also graded? Because I have a problem here as such: I have a graded ring $R$ ...
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Isomorphism of ($\mathbb{Z}/{(n)}$-graded) Rings

Let $A=\bigoplus_{d=0}^n A_g$ and $B=\bigoplus_{d=0}^n B_h$ be $\mathbb{Z}/{(n)}$-graded rings. In particular, we assume $A_n\ne 0$ and $B_n\ne 0$. Let $\phi:A\to B$ be an isomorphism of rings. My ...
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When is a D-module holonomic?

Suppose that I have a small family of partial differential equations such that $y(x)$ must be a solution to $$ P_i(x,D) y(x)=0,\ \ \ \ \ \ i=1,...,m $$ for all $i=1,...,m$, where I am using ...
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Grading on the graded direct product

This question is related to this one. Probably it's obvious but could you tell me what is the grading on the graded direct product? I was thinking about $^*\Pi M^i=\oplus_j(\Pi_i M^i_j)$ where ...
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Graded direct products can differ from direct products

Assume $R$ is a graded ring and the $M_i$ are graded modules. Then Bruns and Herzog define the graded direct product $^*\Pi M_i$ as the submodule of $\Pi M_i$ generated by the sequences $(x_i)$ with ...
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The variety associated to a polynomial ring with a particular grading

We impose various grading on an algebra or a module to understand its homological properties. So I made up the following problem and I would like to understand its correspondence as a variety. ...
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Decomposition of a graded module

In an article I am reading I found the following statement: If $D$ is a PID, then every finitely generated $D$-module is isomorphic to a direct sum of cyclic $D$-modules. That is, it decomposes ...
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Question about the classification theorem for finitely generated graded $F[t]$-modules

I am in the beginnings on learning persistence homology, and as a start I'm studying Gunnar Carlsson's survey "Topology and Data". Theorem 2.10 states the following: "Suppose $M_{\star}$ is a ...
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A regular sequence in a determinantal ring

Let $S=K[X_{ij}\colon 1\le i\le m, 1\le j \le n, m\le n]$ be a ring of polynomials with coefficients in a field, $X=(X_{ij})$ a matrix of indeterminates, $I$ the ideal of maximal minors and $R=S/I$. ...
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Quotient of graded rings by graded ideals are again graded rings

I want to prove the following statement. Let $A = \bigoplus_{n=0}^{\infty}A_n$ to be a graded $R$-algebra and $I$ a graded ideal of $A$. Let $(A/I)_n = (A_n + I)/I$ be the image of $A_n$ in $A/I$. ...
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Example of non interchangeability of the order of taking graded moduls with respect to three filtrations

Assume we have an R-Module A, with R a commutative ring and three descending filtrations F,G,H on this. We can take the associated graded module with respect to any of these, say F, by setting ...
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Extending a lemma about Castelnouvo-Mumford regularity

I'm learning Castelnouvo-Mumford regularity of associated graded ring. There is a lemma: It's from "Castelnuovo-Mumford regularity postulation number and relation types" by Markus Brodmann and ...
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Sign convention for derivatives in a $\mathbb{Z}_2$ graded space

Suppose $V=V_0\oplus\theta V_1$ is a $\mathbb{Z}_2$ graded super vector space. Note: Since $\theta^2=0$, this implies $\theta\mathrm{d}\theta=-\mathrm{d}\theta\cdot\theta$. However, I wish to know ...
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Suggest a good book or reference on graded modules over polynomial rings

I am looking for reference books or papers on graded modules over the polynomial ring $k[x_0, \ldots, x_n]$. Any good commutative algebra text like Eisenbud's Commutative Algebra already contains a ...
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Problem with Eisenbud's Lemma “Symmetry of Diagonalization”?

In his proof of Lemma A2.5 in his book Commutative Algebra with a View towards Algebraic Geometry, Prof. Eisenbud writes something like this: Let R be a commutative ring, $M$ an $R$-module, $S(M)$ ...
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When is $\operatorname{gr}_I (M)$ finite?

When is $\operatorname{gr}_I (R)$ (I mean associated graded ring of $I$) finite? When is $\operatorname{gr}_I (M)$ finite? if 1) $R$ is non-Noetherian ring , 2) $R$ is Noetherian ring and $M$ ...
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Extension of multiplication to the tensor algebra.

In this wikipedia article http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tensor_algebra#Construction We construct $T(V)$ as the direct sum of vector spaces $T^kV$ for $k=0,1,2,…$ $$ T(V)= ...
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Question about initial forms

I am working through Eisenbud's Commutative Algebra, and in Chapter $5$ he defines the following map. Say we have a filtration of modules ${\cal F}:M=M_0\supset M_1\supset\cdots$. Then for $f\in M$, ...
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What does the shifting of graded modules mean here?

For any graded module $M$ we denote $M(a)$ the module $M$ "shifted by $a$" so that $M(a)_d=M_{a+d}$. Thus for example the free $S$-module of rank $1$ generated by an element of degree $a$ is ...