By George M. Bergman
Wealthy in examples and intuitive discussions, this publication provides normal Algebra utilizing the unifying perspective of different types and functors. beginning with a survey, in non-category-theoretic phrases, of many generic and not-so-familiar buildings in algebra (plus from topology for perspective), the reader is guided to an figuring out and appreciation of the overall techniques and instruments unifying those buildings. themes contain: set thought, lattices, class conception, the formula of common structures in category-theoretic phrases, sorts of algebras, and adjunctions. various workouts, from the regimen to the tough, interspersed throughout the textual content, advance the reader's grab of the fabric, convey functions of the overall concept to diversified components of algebra, and now and again element to awesome open questions. Graduate scholars and researchers wishing to achieve fluency in vital mathematical buildings will welcome this conscientiously stimulated booklet.
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26 Let R = fc[x] be a polynomial ring over a field k and / C (x) an ideal. R-module with multiplication f ( x ) • a = /(0)a, for f ( x ) G R and a & k. When is the canonical map if. k —> R/I, a i—> a + I a homomorphism of /Z-modules?. 27 Let A = fc[x]//i and B = k[y]/I2 be affine algebras over a field k. If (x) (resp. (y)) is an associated prime of fc[x]//i (resp. fc[y]// 2 ), then (x,y) is as associated prime of fc[x, y]/(/i, I z ) . Hint there are embeddings A;[x]/(x) ® fc k[y]/(y) M- fc[x]/(x) ®k B and fc[x]/(x) ® fc B <-> ^ ®fc S.
By induction on dim(M). If dim(M) = 0, then m is an associated prime of M and every element of m is a zero divisor of M. 10 one has dim(M/0iM) < dim(M). Since 9%, . . ,9r is a regular sequence on M/OiM by induction one derives r < dim(M). 7 Let M be an R-module and let I be an ideal of R. (a) HomR(R/I, M) = (0) iff there is x 6 7 which is regular on M. (b) ExtrR(R/I,M) ~ HomR(R/I,M/0M), M-regular sequence in I. where 6 = 0 1 , . . , 0 r is any Proof, (a) =>) Assume 7 C Z(M). 18 one has 7 C p for some p 6 Ass^(M).
6) Consider the exact sequence 0 —> M A- M —> M = M/0iM —> 0. 16] it follows that in the last exact sequence the maps given by multiplication by 6\ are zero. Hence ) ~ ExtrR(R/I,M), and the proof follows by induction on r. D Let M ^ (0) be a module over a local ring (R, m). The depth of M, denoted by depth (M), is the length of any maximal regular sequence on M which is contained in m. trR(R/m, M) ^ (0)}. 6 we have depth(M) < dim(M). 8 An ^-module M is called Cohen-Macaulay (C-M for short) if depth(M) = dim(M), or if M = (0).
An Invitation to General Algebra and Universal Constructions (2nd Edition) (Universitext) by George M. Bergman