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Finitely generated graded modules over $K[x]$

I need some help on this exercise from A Course in Ring Theory by Donald S. Passman The result is supposely similar to the well-known structure theorem in the non-graded case. So let $M$ be a ...
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Why we can consider both modules as modules over $R_{(p)}$? (Bruns and Herzog, Theorem 1.5.9)

I'm reading Bruns-Herzog's book Cohen Macaulay rings and have a probably elementary question. Why we may consider both modules as modules over $R_{(p)}$ in this theorem? ... i know that ...
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Is grading unique?

It must be a very basic question, but I just can't figure out... Let $P$ be a graded $A$-module ($A$ is a commutative associative with unity). Can $P$ have two different direct decompositions, that ...
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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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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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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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An elegant description for graded-module morphisms with non-zero zero component

In an example I have worked out for my work, I have constructed a category whose objects are graded $R$-modules (where $R$ is a graded ring), and with morphisms the usual morphisms quotient the ...
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How to intuitively understand prolongations

This question is concerned with the algebraic side of the theory of prolongations as explained in this paper by V. Guillemin and S. Sternberg. Let me first introduce my notation. We're working with a ...
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“Graded free” is stronger than “graded and free”

This topic suggested me the following question: If $R$ is a commutative graded ring and $F$ a graded $R$-module which is free, then can we conclude that $F$ has a homogeneous basis (that is, a ...
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Flatness of homomorphisms of graded-commutative rings

Algebraic geometry offers some properties and criteria for homomorphism of commutative rings to be flat. What about homomorphisms of graded-commutative rings? You can define flatness as usual: $R \to ...
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Construction of graded rings and modules

In Algebraic Geometry and Homological Algebra - as far as I know - we often consider graded rings and modules so as to encode more information, say, some sort of (computational) complexity. For ...
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Multiplicity and regular sequences

We define multiplicity of a module $M$ of dimension $d>0$ as $$e(M) := \operatorname{lc} (P_M) (d-1)!,$$ where $P_M$ denotes the Hilbert polynomial of $M$ and $\operatorname{lc}(P_M)$ its leading ...
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Homology of Derivations of a dgca algebra

Let $(A,d)$ be a differential graded commutative and associative algebra. A derivation on $A$ is a linear endomorphism $L: A \to A$, that satsfies $L(ab)= L(a)b+ aL(b)$. More general a derivation of ...
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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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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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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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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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'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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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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Is the hilbert series of graded module interpreted as a rational function meaningful everywhere?

Say you 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 $\sum_{n=0}^{\infty} (2n+1)x^n$. You can represent this as a ...
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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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Without loss of generality $P_1, . . . , P_s$ contain all elements of $gr_I (R)$ of positive degree, and $P_{s+1}, . . . , P_r$ do not

In the $\underline {Proposition\ 8.5.7}$ of book: Integral Closure of Ideals, Rings, and Modules, (Irena Swanson and Craig Huneke), they say: "Without loss of generality $P_1, . . . , P_s$ contain all ...
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Confused with a terminology used in a book Group Representation Vol 1 Part A by G Karpilovsky

I am confused with a terminology used in a book Group Representation Vol 1 Part A by G Karpilovsky (Chapter 10, page 441). Which is as follows: Let $A=\oplus_{g \in G} A_g$ be a $G$-graded ...
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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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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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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 $f\in M$, ...