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Commutative Algebra 57

Continuing from the previous article, A denotes a noetherian ring and all A-modules are finitely generated. As before all completions are taken to be -stable for a fixed ideal . Noetherianness We wish to prove that the -adic completion of … Continue reading

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Commutative Algebra 56

Throughout this article, A denotes a noetherian ring and is a fixed ideal. All A-modules are finitely generated. Consequences of Artin-Rees Lemma Suppose we have an exact sequence of finitely generated A-modules Let M be given the 𝔞-adic filtration; the induced filtration on … Continue reading

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Topology: Complete Metric Spaces

[ This article was updated on 8 Mar 13; the universal property is now in terms of Cauchy-continuous maps. ]  On an intuitive level, a complete metric space is one where there are “no gaps”. Formally, we have: Definition. A … Continue reading

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