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Homomorphisms of graded modules

Let $M$ and $N$ be graded $R$-modules (with $R$ a graded ring). $\varphi:M\rightarrow N$ is a homogeneous homomorphism of degree $i$ if $\varphi(M_n)\subset N_{n+i}$. Denote by $\mathrm{Hom}_i(M,N)$ ...
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Path Algebra for Categories

For a while I had been thinking that the path algebra of a quiver $Q$ over a commutative ring $R$ is the same as the "category ring" $R[P]$ (analogous to "group ring", "monoid ring", "semigroup ring", ...
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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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holonomic D-modules

I am trying to develop an intuition about holonomic D-modules and find the literature formidable (I study physics). My question is, given a linear differential operator in n-variables, ...
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Difference between graded ring and graded algebra

Wikipedia says that a graded $A$-algebra is just a graded $A$-module that is also a graded ring. Question: when one says then "finitely generated graded $A$-algebra", does one mean that every element ...
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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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Graded modules over $k[t,t^{-1}]$

If $R=k[t,t^{-1}]$ is a graded ring where $R_0=k$ is a field and $t\in R$ is a homogeneous element of positive degree which is transcendental over $k$, how can I prove that every graded $R$-module ...
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What does it mean for the coordinate ring of an affine variety to be graded?

My question is relatively simple, assume that $X$ is an affine variety such that its coordinate ring $A:=\Bbbk[X]:=H^0(\mathcal O_X,X)$ is $\Lambda$-graded for some monoid $\Lambda$. Now if ...
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Dimension of graded module

Let $R$ be a Noetherian positively graded ring and $M$ a finite graded $R$-module. Prove that $\dim M = \sup\{\dim M_p: p\in\operatorname{Supp} M \text{ graded}\}$. This is the Exercise 1.5.25 ...
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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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Hilbert-Poincaré Series of Finite-Dimensional Graded Algebras

Suppose I have two finite-dimensional $\mathbb{Z}_{\geq 0}$-graded $\mathbb{C}$-algebras $A = \bigoplus_{k \geq 0} A_{k}$ and $B = \bigoplus_{k \geq 0} B_{k}$ with Hilbert-Poincaré series, $P_{A}(t) = ...
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Notes on dga's with a look towards Rational Homotopy Theory?

What is the best set of notes that give an introduction to differential graded algebras, preferably with ample examples and calculations, for someone that is ultimately interested in doing ...
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Blow-up along an ideal sheaf

Let $k^2=\operatorname{Spec} \; k[x,y]$ where $k$ is an algebraically closed field. Let $\mathcal{I}$ be the ideal sheaf defined by $(x,y)$. Then $$ Bl_{\mathcal{I}}k^2 $$ is covered by two open ...
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Krull dimension and graded prime ideals

How can we show that $\dim R/p=0\Leftrightarrow p=(x_{1},\ldots,x_{n})\Leftrightarrow R/p\simeq\mathbb{K}$, where $R=\mathbb{K}[x_{1},\ldots,x_{n}]$ is considered graded with standard grading (i.e. ...
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Proof details of Theorem 11.1 in Atiyah-Macdonald

I have some trouble filling in the details of this proof from Atiyah-Macdonald. In this result, the authors assume what follows: 1) $A = \oplus_{n=0}^\infty A_n$ is a Noetherian graded ring, and ...
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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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$0$-th exterior power, empty product of modules and their tensor product

$\def\finiteprod#1#2{#1_{1}\times#1_{2}\times\dots\times#1_{#2}}$In Lang's algebra he defines the tensor product as a universal object in the category of multilinear maps from $\finiteprod En$ where ...
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What does $p+q=k$ mean in the index of summation?

I need help solving something I don't understand. OK so the problem is this: $$H^k(X,C)=\bigoplus_{p+q=k} H^{p,q}(X),$$ What does the $\;p+q=k\;$ mean? Thank you anybody that helps! :)
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Localizing and taking degree zero commutes with tensor product

Let $S$ be a graded ring ($S_n=0$ for $n<0$), $f\in S$ a homogeneous element, and $M, N$ two graded $S$-modules. I'm trying to prove that $$(M\otimes_S N)_{(f)}\simeq ...
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Compute Hilbert function of a monomial ideal

I'd like to know whether there exist easy methods that compute the Hilbert function of a graded $k$-algebra, without computer programs. My homework asks to me to compute the Hilbert function of ...
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Should Hom(M,N) be also graded ??

If $M,N$ are graded modules over a graded ring $R$, then $\operatorname{Hom}_{R}(M,N)$ is also a graded module and how ?
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Poincaré series of quotient module

I am trying to calculate the Poincaré series $P(M,t)$ with respect to the standard degree grading of the graded $\mathbb{C} [x,y,z,w]$-module $ M=\mathbb{C}[x,y,z,w]/I$, where $I = (x,w) \cap (z,w) ...
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on exactness of the functors $M \mapsto \hat{M}$ and $M \mapsto \hat{A}\otimes_{A}M$

if $A$is a Noetherian ring, $M$ a finitely generated module,$I$ is an ideal of $A$, and $\hat{A}$ is the $I-adic$ completion of $A$, then we know $\hat{A}\otimes_{A}M\cong\hat{M}$. Also on ...
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Does the category of graded rings have limits?

Let $\mathfrak{C}$ be the category of ($\mathbb{Z}$)-graded-commutative rings. Does this category have limits in it? I am particulary interested in power series rings over a field. Is there a ...
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About Betti Numbers

I'm studying the book 'The Geometry of Syzygies' of David Eisenbud, but I'm having problem with the following step, in page 7 he says the we have a free resolution to the set of ten points in ...
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Reference request: Tensor product of DG-modules

Let $A$ be a (skew-) commutative DG-algebra, and let $M,N$ be two DG $A$-modules. I am looking for a reference which describes the functor $-\otimes_A -$ and its basic properties (associtivity, ...
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Some questions on graded rings

At the moment I'm mostly interested in commutative graded rings (and in particular those graded over $\mathbb{N}$), but any comments or references about more general graded rings would also be ...
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The zero component of tensor products of graded mods

I guarantee there is an easy reference on this, but for some reason I cannot find it. If you can point me to a reference or just write a short proof for me, I would be appreciative. Given a graded ...
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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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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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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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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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Graded version of Grothendieck's Non-vanishing Theorem

Is there a graded version of the Grothendieck Non-vanishing Theorem? (Theorem 6.1.4 of the book Local Cohomology. An Algebraic Introduction with Geometric Applications written by M. P. Brodmann and ...
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Finite free graded modules and the grading of their duals

Let $S$ be a $\mathbb{Z}$-graded ring and $F$ a $\mathbb{Z}$-graded module that is free of finite rank $n$. Then we can write $F = \oplus_{i=1}^n S(\nu_i)$, where $S(\nu_i)$ is a graded ring ...
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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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Tor for graded modules over a graded ring

I am confused about how this Tor is defined. Suppose $R$ is a graded ring, $M,N$ graded modules over $R$. What is $\operatorname{Tor}_{st}^R(M,N)$? I am confused about the subscripts. I realize ...
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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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$\mathrm{Hom}$ and $^*\mathrm{Hom}$ for graded modules: Exercise 1.5.19(f) of Bruns-Herzog

Assume $R$ is a graded ring and $M$ and $N$ graded modules. Denote by $^*\mathrm{Hom}_R(M,N)$ the set of all homogeneous $R$-linear maps from $M$ to $N$. How can I prove that if $M$ is finitely ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Decomposition of finitely generated graded modules over PID

I found this decomposition theorem used in a paper I'm reading, but it isn't referenced and I can't seem to find it in any of the books I have: Every graded module $M$ over a graded PID decomposes ...