UTA Department of Mathematics

Algebra Seminar

Date/Time/Room: Friday (4/18/2008) at 4:00pm in 487 Pickard Hall

Speaker: Kristen Beck
Department of Mathematics
The University of Texas at Arlington


"Rigidity of Tor "

Abstract: In this talk we will introduce the concept of rigidity of the Tor functor for finitely generated modules over a local ring. We will give several examples, and discuss open problems regarding rigidity. If time permits, new results will be given.