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From subfactors to categories and topology I. Frobenius algebras in and Morita equivalence of tensor categories
 J. Pure Appl. Alg
, 2003
"... We consider certain categorical structures that are implicit in subfactor theory. Making the connection between subfactor theory (at finite index) and category theory explicit sheds light on both subjects. Furthermore, it allows various generalizations of these structures, e.g. to arbitrary ground f ..."
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We consider certain categorical structures that are implicit in subfactor theory. Making the connection between subfactor theory (at finite index) and category theory explicit sheds light on both subjects. Furthermore, it allows various generalizations of these structures, e.g. to arbitrary ground fields, and the proof of new results about topological invariants in three dimensions. The central notion is that of a Frobenius algebra in a tensor category A, which reduces to the classical notion if A = FVect, where F is a field. An object X ∈ A with twosided dual X gives rise to a Frobenius algebra in A, and under weak additional conditions we prove a converse: There exists a bicategory E with ObjE = {A, B} such that EndE(A) ⊗ ≃ A and such that there are J, J: B ⇋ A producing the given Frobenius algebra. Many properties (additivity, sphericity, semisimplicity,...) of A carry over to the bicategory E. We define weak monoidal Morita equivalence of tensor categories, denoted A ≈ B, and establish a correspondence between Frobenius algebras in A and tensor categories B ≈ A. While considerably weaker than equivalence of tensor categories, weak monoidal Morita equivalence A ≈ B has remarkable consequences: A and B have equivalent (as braided tensor categories) quantum doubles (‘centers’) and (if A, B are semisimple spherical or ∗categories) have equal dimensions and give rise the same state sum invariant of closed oriented 3manifolds as recently defined by Barrett and Westbury. An instructive example is provided by finite dimensional semisimple and cosemisimple Hopf algebras, for which we prove H − mod ≈ ˆH − mod. The present formalism permits a fairly complete analysis of the center of a semisimple spherical category, which is the subject of the companion paper math.CT/0111205. 1
Spaces over a category and assembly maps in isomorphism conjectures
 in K and Ltheory, KTheory 15
, 1998
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THE SPECTRAL SEQUENCE RELATING ALGEBRAIC KTHEORY TO MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
"... The purpose of this paper is to establish in Theorem 13.13 a spectral sequence from the motivic cohomology of a smooth variety X over a field F to the algebraic Ktheory of X: E p,q 2 = Hp−q (X, Z(−q)) = CH −q (X, −p − q) ⇒ K−p−q(X). (13.13.1) Such a spectral sequence was conjectured by A. Beilins ..."
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The purpose of this paper is to establish in Theorem 13.13 a spectral sequence from the motivic cohomology of a smooth variety X over a field F to the algebraic Ktheory of X: E p,q 2 = Hp−q (X, Z(−q)) = CH −q (X, −p − q) ⇒ K−p−q(X). (13.13.1) Such a spectral sequence was conjectured by A. Beilinson [Be] as a natural analogue of the AtiyahHirzebruch spectral sequence from the singular cohomology to the topological Ktheory of a topological space. The expectation of such a spectral sequence has provided much of the impetus for the development of motivic cohomology (e.g., [B1], [V2]) and should facilitate many computations in algebraic Ktheory. In the special case in which X equals SpecF, this spectral sequence was established by S. Bloch and S. Lichtenbaum [BL]. Our construction depends crucially upon the main result of [BL], the existence of an exact couple relating the motivic cohomology of the field F to the multirelative Ktheory of coherent sheaves on standard simplices over F (recalled as Theorem 5.5 below). A major step in generalizing the work of Bloch and Lichtenbaum is our reinterpretation of their spectral sequence in terms of the “topological filtration ” on the Ktheory of the standard cosimplicial scheme ∆ • over F. We find that the spectral sequence arises from a tower of Ωprespectra K( ∆ • ) = K 0 ( ∆ • ) ← − K 1 ( ∆ • ) ← − K 2 ( ∆ • ) ← − · · · Thus, even in the special case in which X equals SpecF, we obtain a much clearer understanding of the BlochLichtenbaum spectral sequence which is essential for purposes of generalization. Following this reinterpretation, we proceed using techniques introduced by V. Voevodsky in his study of motivic cohomology. In order to do this, we provide an equivalent formulation of Ktheory spectra associated to coherent sheaves on X with conditions on their supports K q ( ∆ • × X) which is functorial in X. We then Partially supported by the N.S.F. and the N.S.A.
Tamagawa Numbers for Motives with (NonCommutative) Coefficients
 DOCUMENTA MATH.
, 2001
"... Let M be a motive which is defined over a number field and admits an action of a finite dimensional semisimple Qalgebra A. We formulate and study a conjecture for the leading coefficient of the Taylor expansion at 0 of the Aequivariant Lfunction of M. This conjecture simultaneously generalizes a ..."
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Let M be a motive which is defined over a number field and admits an action of a finite dimensional semisimple Qalgebra A. We formulate and study a conjecture for the leading coefficient of the Taylor expansion at 0 of the Aequivariant Lfunction of M. This conjecture simultaneously generalizes and refines the Tamagawa number conjecture of Bloch, Kato, Fontaine, PerrinRiou et al. and also the central conjectures of classical Galois module theory as developed by Fröhlich, Chinburg, M. Taylor et al. The precise formulation of our conjecture depends upon the choice of an order A in A for which there exists a ‘projective Astructure ’ on M. The existence of such a structure is guaranteed if A is a maximal order, and also occurs in many natural examples where A is nonmaximal. In each such case the conjecture with respect to a nonmaximal order refines the conjecture with respect to a maximal order. We develop a theory of determinant functors for all orders in A by making use of the category of virtual objects introduced by Deligne.
Homotopy theory of Hopf Galois extensions
 Annales Inst. Fourier (Grenoble
"... Abstract. We introduce the concept of homotopy equivalence for Hopf Galois extensions and make a systematic study of it. As an application we determine all HGalois extensions up to homotopy equivalence in the case when H is a DrinfeldJimbo quantum group. ..."
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Abstract. We introduce the concept of homotopy equivalence for Hopf Galois extensions and make a systematic study of it. As an application we determine all HGalois extensions up to homotopy equivalence in the case when H is a DrinfeldJimbo quantum group.
The GL2 main conjecture for elliptic curves without complex multiplication
 Publ. I.H.E.S. 101 (2005
"... The main conjectures of Iwasawa theory provide the only general method known at present for studying the mysterious relationship between purely arithmetic problems and the special values of complex Lfunctions, typified by the conjecture of Birch and Swinnerton ..."
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The main conjectures of Iwasawa theory provide the only general method known at present for studying the mysterious relationship between purely arithmetic problems and the special values of complex Lfunctions, typified by the conjecture of Birch and Swinnerton
Quadratic duals, Koszul dual functors, and applications
 ArXiv:math.RT/0603475
, 2006
"... The paper studies quadratic and Koszul duality for modules over positively graded categories. Typical examples are modules over a path algebra, which is graded by the path length, of a not necessarily finite quiver with relations. We present a very general definition of quadratic and Koszul duality ..."
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The paper studies quadratic and Koszul duality for modules over positively graded categories. Typical examples are modules over a path algebra, which is graded by the path length, of a not necessarily finite quiver with relations. We present a very general definition of quadratic and Koszul duality functors backed up by explicit examples. This generalizes [BGS] in two substantial ways: We work in the setup of graded categories, i.e. we allow infinitely many idempotents and also define a “Koszul ” duality functor for not necessarily Koszul categories. As an illustration of the techniques we reprove the Koszul duality ([RH]) of translation and Zuckerman functors for the classical category O in a quite elementary and explicit way. From this we deduce a conjecture of [BFK]. As applications we propose a definition of a “Koszul ” dual category for integral blocks of
Galois theory for comatrix corings: Descent theory, Morita theory, Frobenius and separability properties
 Trans. Amer. Math. Soc
"... Abstract. El Kaoutit and Gómez Torrecillas introduced comatrix corings, generalizing Sweedler’s canonical coring, and proved a new version of the Faithfully Flat Descent Theorem. They also introduced Galois corings, as corings isomorphic to a comatrix coring. In this paper, we further investigate th ..."
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Abstract. El Kaoutit and Gómez Torrecillas introduced comatrix corings, generalizing Sweedler’s canonical coring, and proved a new version of the Faithfully Flat Descent Theorem. They also introduced Galois corings, as corings isomorphic to a comatrix coring. In this paper, we further investigate this theory. We prove a new version of the JoyalTierney Descent Theorem, and generalize the Galois Coring Structure Theorem. We associate a Morita context to a coring with a fixed comodule, and relate it to Galoistype properties of the coring. An affineness criterion is proved in the situation where the coring is coseparable. Further properties of the Morita context are studied in the situation where the coring is (co)Frobenius.
A PARAMETRIZED INDEX THEOREM FOR THE ALGEBRAIC KTHEORY EULER CLASS
, 1995
"... RiemannRoch theorems assert that certain algebraically defined wrong way maps (transfers) in algebraic K–theory agree with topologically defined ones [BaDo]. Bismut and Lott [BiLo] proved such a Riemann–Roch theorem where the wrong way maps are induced by the projection of a smooth fiber bundle, an ..."
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RiemannRoch theorems assert that certain algebraically defined wrong way maps (transfers) in algebraic K–theory agree with topologically defined ones [BaDo]. Bismut and Lott [BiLo] proved such a Riemann–Roch theorem where the wrong way maps are induced by the projection of a smooth fiber bundle, and the topologically defined transfer map is the Becker–Gottlieb transfer. We generalize and refine their theorem, and prove a converse stating that the Riemann–Roch condition is equivalent to the existence of a fiberwise smooth structure. In the process, we prove a family index theorem where the K–theory used is algebraic K–theory, and the fiber bundles have topological (not necessarily smooth) manifolds as fibers.