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Model Theory and Modules
, 2006
"... The modeltheoretic investigation of modules has led to ideas, techniques and results which are of algebraic interest, irrespective of their modeltheoretic significance. It is these aspects that I will discuss in this article, although I will make some comments on the model theory of modules per se ..."
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The modeltheoretic investigation of modules has led to ideas, techniques and results which are of algebraic interest, irrespective of their modeltheoretic significance. It is these aspects that I will discuss in this article, although I will make some comments on the model theory of modules per se. Our default is that the term “module ” will mean (unital) right module over a ring (associative with 1) R. The category of such modules is denoted ModR, the full subcategory of finitely presented modules will be denoted modR, the
Topological and Geometric aspects of the Ziegler Spectrum
, 1998
"... The aim here is to emphasise the topological and geometric structure that the Ziegler spectrum carries and to illustrate how this structure may be used in the analysis of particular examples. There is not space here for me to give a survey of what is known about the Ziegler spectrum so there are ..."
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The aim here is to emphasise the topological and geometric structure that the Ziegler spectrum carries and to illustrate how this structure may be used in the analysis of particular examples. There is not space here for me to give a survey of what is known about the Ziegler spectrum so there are a number of topics that I will just mention in order to give some indication of what lies beyond what is discussed here. 1. The Ziegler spectrum 2. Various dimensions 3. These dimensions for artin algebras 4. These dimensions in general 5. Duality 6. The complexity of morphisms in modR 7. The GabrielZariski topology 8. The sheaf of locally definable scalars 1 The Ziegler spectrum 1.1 A reminder on purity and pureinjectives Suppose that M is a submodule of N . Consider a finite system \Sigma n i=1 x i r ij = a j (j = 1; :::m) of Rlinear equations over M : that is, the r ij are in R, the 1 a j are in M and the x i are indeterminates. Suppose that there is a solution b 1 ; ...
The nonstandard quantum plane
"... Let k be a field of char(k) ̸ = 2, and suppose that q ∈ k is not a root of unity. The associated quantum plane [5, §IV.1], denoted by kq[x, y], is defined to be the free kalgebra k{x, y} generated by x and y, modulo the relation yx = qxy. The set of monomials {x i y j}i, j≥0 is a basis for the unde ..."
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Let k be a field of char(k) ̸ = 2, and suppose that q ∈ k is not a root of unity. The associated quantum plane [5, §IV.1], denoted by kq[x, y], is defined to be the free kalgebra k{x, y} generated by x and y, modulo the relation yx = qxy. The set of monomials {x i y j}i, j≥0 is a basis for the underlying kvector space, and for every pair (i, j) of nonnegative integers,
Rings of definable scalars of Verma modules
, 2006
"... Let M be a Verma module over the Lie algebra, sl2(k), of trace zero 2×2 matrices over the algebraically closed field k. We show that the ring, RM, of definable scalars of M is a von Neumann regular ring and that the canonical map from U(sl2(k)) to RM is an epimorphism of rings. We also describe the ..."
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Let M be a Verma module over the Lie algebra, sl2(k), of trace zero 2×2 matrices over the algebraically closed field k. We show that the ring, RM, of definable scalars of M is a von Neumann regular ring and that the canonical map from U(sl2(k)) to RM is an epimorphism of rings. We also describe the Ziegler closure of M. The proofs make use of ideas from the model theory of modules. 1
TILTING MODULES AND UNIVERSAL LOCALIZATION
, 908
"... Abstract. We show that every tilting module of projective dimension one over a ring R is associated in a natural way to the universal localization R → RU at a set U of finitely presented modules of projective dimension one. We then investigate tilting modules of the form RU ⊕ RU/R. Furthermore, we d ..."
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Abstract. We show that every tilting module of projective dimension one over a ring R is associated in a natural way to the universal localization R → RU at a set U of finitely presented modules of projective dimension one. We then investigate tilting modules of the form RU ⊕ RU/R. Furthermore, we discuss the relationship between universal localization and the localization R → QG given by a perfect Gabriel topology G. Finally, we give some applications to Artin algebras and to Prüfer domains.