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## Conjugacy classes in discrete Heisenberg groups

We study some extension of a discrete Heisenberg group coming from the theory of loop-groups and find invariants of conjugacy classes in this group. In some cases including the case of the integer Heisenberg group we make these invariants more explicit.

Upper Bounds for Mutations of Potentials / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2013. No. 1301.4541.

In this note we provide a new, algebraic proof of the excessive Laurent phenomenon for mutations of potentials (in the sense of [Galkin S., Usnich A., Preprint IPMU 10-0100, 2010]) by introducing to this theory the analogue of the upper bounds from [Berenstein A., Fomin S., Zelevinsky A., Duke Math. J. 126 (2005), 1-52]. ...

Added: May 27, 2013

Mathematische Annalen 2011 Vol. 351 No. 4 P. 1005-1017

We establish faithfulness of braid group actions generated by twists along an ADE configuration of 22-spherical objects in a derived category. Our major tool is the Garside structure on braid groups of type ADE. This faithfulness result provides the missing ingredient in Bridgeland's description of a space of stability conditions associated to a Kleinian singularity. ...

Added: September 29, 2014

Twisted zastava and q-Whittaker functions / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2014.

In this note, we extend the results of arxiv:1111.2266 and arxiv:1203.1583 to the non simply laced case. To this end we introduce and study the twisted zastava spaces. ...

Added: February 5, 2015

Wreath Macdonald polynomials and categorical McKay correspondence (with Appendices by Ivan Losev, Vadim Vologodsky) / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2012. No. 1208.3696.

Mark Haiman has reduced Macdonald positivity conjecture to a statement about geometry of the Hilbert scheme of points on the plane, and formulated a generalization of the conjectures where the symmetric group is replaced by the wreath product $S_n\ltimes (Z/r Z)^n$. He has proven the original conjecture by establishing the geometric statement about the Hilbert ...

Added: February 6, 2013

Communications in Mathematical Physics 2011 Vol. 308 No. 2 P. 457-478

Recently Alday, Gaiotto and Tachikawa proposed a conjecture relating 4-dimensional super-symmetric gauge theory for a gauge group G with certain 2-dimensional conformal field theory. This conjecture implies the existence of certain structures on the (equivariant) intersection cohomology of the Uhlenbeck partial compactification of the moduli space of framed G-bundles on P^2. More precisely, it predicts ...

Added: May 12, 2012

Derived categories of Grassmannians over integers and modular representation theory / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2014.

In this paper we study the derived categories of coherent sheaves on Grassmannians Gr(k,n), defined over the ring of integers. We prove that the category D^b(Gr(k,n)) has a semi-orthogonal decomposition, with components being full subcategories of the derived category of representations of GL_k. This in particular implies existence of a full exceptional collection, which is ...

Added: February 2, 2015

Microlocal approach to Lusztig's symmetries / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2014.

We reformulate the De Concini -- Toledano Laredo conjecture about the monodromy of the Casimir connection in terms of a relation between the Lusztig's symmetries of quantum group modules and the monodromy in the vanishing cycles of factorizable sheaves. ...

Added: January 30, 2015

Instanton moduli spaces and W-algebras / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2014.

We describe the (equivariant) intersection cohomology of certain moduli spaces ("framed Uhlenbeck spaces") together with some structures on them (such as e.g.\ the Poincar\'e pairing) in terms of representation theory of some vertex operator algebras ("W-algebras"). ...

Added: January 30, 2015

International Mathematics Research Notices 2009 No. 8 P. 1355-1387

Kirillov has described a McKay correspondence for finite subgroups of that associates to each “height” function an affine Dynkin quiver together with a derived equivalence between equivariant sheaves on and representations of this quiver. The equivalences for different height functions are then related by reflection functors for quiver representations. The main goal of this article ...

Added: September 29, 2014

Gaiotto-Witten superpotential and Whittaker D-modules on monopoles / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2014.

Let G be an almost simple simply connected group over complex numbers. For a positive element α of the coroot lattice of G let Z^α denote the space of based maps from the projective line to the flag variety of G of degree α. This space is known to be isomorphic to the space of ...

Added: February 3, 2015

Exceptional collections of line bundles on the Beauville surface / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2012. No. 1210.3339.

We construct quasi-phantom admissible subcategories in the derived category of coherent sheaves on the Beauville surface S. These quasi-phantoms subcategories appear as right orthogonals to subcategories generated by exceptional collections of maximal possible length 4 on S. We prove that there are exactly 6 exceptional collections consisting of line bundles (up to a twist) and these collections ...

Added: September 14, 2013

On stable conjugacy of finite subgroups of the plane Cremona group, I / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2013.

We discuss the problem of stable conjugacy of finite subgroups of Cremona
groups. We show that the group $H^1(G,Pic(X))$ is a stable birational invariant
and compute this group in some cases. ...

Added: November 21, 2014

Exceptional collections on some fake quadrics / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2014.

We construct exceptional collections of maximal length on four families of
surfaces of general type with $p_g=q=0$ which are isogenous to a product of
curves. From these constructions we obtain new examples of quasiphantom
categories as their orthogonal complements. ...

Added: October 17, 2014

Contraherent cosheaves / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2014. No. 1209.2995.

Contraherent cosheaves are globalizations of cotorsion (or similar) modules over commutative rings obtained by gluing together over a scheme. The category of contraherent cosheaves over a scheme is a Quillen exact category with exact functors of infinite product. Over a quasi-compact semi-separated scheme or a Noetherian scheme of finite Krull dimension (in a different version ...

Added: February 6, 2013

Twist-field representations of W-algebras, exact conformal blocks and character identities / . 2017. No. 1705.00957.

We study twist-field representations of the W-algebras and generalize the construction of the corresponding vertex operators to D- and B-series. We demonstrate how the computation of characters of such representations leads to the nontrivial identities involving lattice theta-functions. We propose a construction of their exact conformal blocks, which for D-series express them in terms of ...

Added: May 4, 2017

Moscow Mathematical Journal 2016 Vol. 16 No. 4 P. 711-726

We classify irreducible equivariant Ulrich vector bundles on isotropic Grassmannians. ...

Added: November 7, 2017

On the phenomena of constant curvature in the diffusion-orthogonal polynomials / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2014.

We consider the systems of diffusion-orthogonal polynomials, defined in the
work [1] of D. Bakry, S. Orevkov and M. Zani and (particularly) explain why
these systems with boundary of maximal possible degree should always come from
the group, generated by reflections. Our proof works for the dimensions $2$ (on
which this phenomena was discovered) and $3$, and fails in ...

Added: September 19, 2014

On classification of groups of points on abelian varieties over finite fields / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2014.

A k-isogeny class of abelian varieties over a finite field k is uniquely determined by the Weil polynomial f of any variety from this class. When we consider classification problems concerning abelian varieties inside an isogeny class, the classification can be given in terms of the corresponding Weil polynomial. In this paper we improve our ...

Added: January 21, 2014

Cylinders in singular del Pezzo surfaces / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2013.

For each del Pezzo surface $S$ with du Val singularities, we determine
whether it admits a $(-K_S)$-polar cylinder or not. If it allows one, then we
present an effective divisor $D$ that is $\mathbb{Q}$-linearly equivalent to
$-K_S$ and such that the open set $S\setminus\mathrm{Supp}(D)$ is a cylinder.
As a corollary, we classify all the del Pezzo surfaces with du ...

Added: December 27, 2013

European Journal of Mathematics 2018 Vol. 4 P. 699-707

Introduction to a special volume dedicated to W. Edge. ...

Added: August 14, 2020

Duality of planar and spacial curves: new insight / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2014.

We study the geometry of equiclassical strata of the discriminant in the space of plane curves of a given degree, which are families of curves of given degree, genus and class (degree of the dual curve). Our main observation is that the use of duality transformation leads to a series of new sufficient conditions for ...

Added: February 2, 2015

Coherent analogues of matrix factorizations and relative singularity categories / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2013. No. arXiv:1102.0261.

We define the triangulated category of relative singularities of a closed subscheme in a scheme. When the closed subscheme is a Cartier divisor, we consider matrix factorizations of the related section of a line bundle, and their analogues with locally free sheaves replaced by coherent ones. The appropriate exotic derived category of coherent matrix factorizations ...

Added: December 22, 2013

Local structure of closed symmetric 2-differentials / Cornell University. Series math "arxiv.org". 2014.

In the authors's previous work on symmetric differentials and their
connection to the topological properties of the ambient manifold, a class of
symmetric differentials was introduced: closed symmetric differentials
([BoDeO11] and [BoDeO13]). In this article we give a description of the local
structure of closed symmetric 2-differentials on complex surfaces, with an
emphasis towards the local decompositions as products of ...

Added: November 21, 2014