ALGEBRA SEMINAR

Current seminar: Monday, October 22nd, 15:30 - 17:00, the seminar room of KA (319/334)

Liran Shaul (MFF UK) :
WHAT IS DERIVED COMMUTATIVE ALGEBRA?

Abstract: Derived commutative algebra is the result of mixing ideas from commutative algebra with homotopy theory. The purpose of this talk is to explain some of the basic ideas of derived commutative algebra. I will give various examples demonstrating how classical commutative algebra misses some key information about various homological constructions, and show how by using derived commutative rings one may retain this information and prove stronger results.

Forthcoming:

October 29th Georgios Dalezios (Univ. Murcia) : t.b.a.

November 5th Alexander Slávik (MFF UK) : t.b.a.

Previous program: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 1997-2002.


The Algebra Seminar was founded by Vladimir Korinek in the early 1950's and continued by Karel Drbohlav until 1981. The seminar resumed its activities in 1990 under the guidance of Jaroslav Jezek and Tomas Kepka. Since 1994, the seminar is headed by Jan Trlifaj.

Presently, the seminar is supported by ECI and GACR. It serves primarily as a platform for presentation of recent research of the visitors to the ECI and to the Department of Algebra, as well as members of the Department and their students.