Algebra, Combinatorics and Number Theory

Depth of a Sublagebra

Speaker: 

Christopher Young (U.Porto)

Date: 

Friday, 23 November, 2012 - 15:00

Venue: 

Room 0.06, Mathematics building, FCUP

The depth of a subalgebra B in an algebra A is a number computed by considering tensor powers of modules. The notion touches on various areas of algebra with some nice classification arguments. There are a few different approaches to working with depth: this talk will reveal them.

Morphic objects in categories

Speaker: 

Lavinia Pop (Babeş-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca, Romenia)

Date: 

Friday, 16 November, 2012 - 15:00

Venue: 

Room 0.06, Mathematics building, FCUP

A left R-module M is called morphic if M/im(f) is isomorphic to ker(f), for every endomorphism f of M, that is if the dual of the Nöther isomorphism theorem holds.
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Galois correspondence for Hopf Galois extensions

Speaker: 

Marcin Szamotulski (IST, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa)

Date: 

Friday, 9 November, 2012 - 15:00

Venue: 

Room 0.06, Mathematics building, FCUP

In this talk I will present Galois correspondence between subalgebras of a Hopf Galois extension and quotients of the structure Hopf algebra. I will also show some characterisations of its closed elements. I will also show some examples and a computation of lattices of generalised quotients of...

From ring epimorphisms to universal localisations

Speaker: 

Jorge Vitória (Universität Stuttgart)

Date: 

Thursday, 26 July, 2012 - 14:00

Venue: 

Room 0.04, Mathematics building, FCUP

Ore localisation is a classical way to obtain ring epimorphisms with a flatness condition. Universal localisations of rings are generalisations of Ore localisations that, although not in general flat, still have interesting homological properties. In this talk we will discuss the notion of...

Quaternion arithmetic and factorization

Speaker: 

António Machiavelo (FCUP/CMUP)

Date: 

Friday, 15 June, 2012 - 10:00

Venue: 

Room FC1-M027 (Maths Bldg)

The ring of Hurwitz integers, being both a left and a right PID, could be thought of as being arithmetically fairly simple. However, the fact that it is not commutative entails some complications, but also some surprises, as well as some interesting open problems. In this talk we will describe...

A Snake Lemma For Semimodules over Semirings

Speaker: 

Jawad Abuhlail (King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals)

Date: 

Friday, 1 June, 2012 - 11:00

Venue: 

FC1-M027 (edificio de Matemática)

We introduce a new notion of exact sequences in arbitrary pointed (non-exact) categories. We apply this notion to provide restricted versions of the Short Five Lemma and the Snake Lemma in the category of cancellative right semimodules over a semirings.

Generation of Proper Classes and Applications

Speaker: 

Engin Büyükasik (Izmir Institute of Technology)

Date: 

Tuesday, 22 May, 2012 - 09:00

Venue: 

Room 0.05, Mathematics building, FCUP

Proper classes were introduced by Buchsbaum to axiomatize conditions under which a class of short exact sequences of modules can be computed as Ext groups corresponding to a certain relative homology. In this talk, we shall present some typical ways of generating a proper class from a given class...

NEW NOTIONS OF RANK AND INDEPENDENCE FOR FINITE GRAPHS

Speaker: 

Pedro V. Silva (Univ. Porto/CMUP)

Date: 

Friday, 4 May, 2012 - 08:30

Venue: 

FC1-M027 (edificio do Dep. Matemática)

Last year, Izakhian and Rhodes developed a theory of representation of matroids by boolean matrices where all matroids become representable, unlike the case of classical representations over fields. In a joint work with Rhodes, we explore a similar approach in the context of finite graphs,...

Some results on McCoy and Armendariz rings

Speaker: 

Michal Ziembowski (Warsaw University of Technology)

Date: 

Monday, 23 April, 2012 - 13:30

Venue: 

FC1-M003 (edificio de Matemática)

A ring R is called right McCoy if whenever non-zero polynomials f (x) and g(x) in R[x] satisfy f (x)g(x) = 0, then f(x)r = 0 for some non-zero r ∈ R. A ring R is Armendariz if f(x)g(x) = 0 implies that all pairwise products of coefficients of f(x) and g(x) are zero. In my talk I am going to...

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