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Are Galois deformation rings Cohen-Macaulay?

Hyman Bass once wrote a paper on the ubiquity of Gorenstein rings. The first time they arose in the context of Hecke algebras, however, was Barry’s Eisenstein ideal paper, where he proves (at prime level) that the completions are Gorenstein … Continue reading

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The Thick Diagonal

Suppose that is an imaginary quadratic field. Suppose that is a cuspidal automorphic form for of cohomological type, and let us suppose that it contributes to the cohomology group for some congruence subgroup of . Choose a prime which splits … Continue reading

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