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Two results on equations of nilpotent orbits


Author: Jerzy Weyman
Journal: J. Algebraic Geom. 11 (2002), 791-800
Published electronically: June 17, 2002
MathSciNet review: 1910987
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Abstract: Let $\Phi$ be a generic $n\times n$ matrix over a field $K$ of characteristic zero. In this note I find the set of minimal generators of the ideal generated by the entries of the matrix $\Phi^e $ and by the coefficients of the characteristic polynomial of $\Phi$. In particular, I show that this ideal is reduced. For $e=2$ the result is characteristic free.


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Additional Information

Jerzy Weyman
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5096
Email: j.weyman@neu.edu

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S1056-3911-02-00335-1
PII: S 1056-3911(02)00335-1
Received by editor(s): August 30, 2000
Published electronically: June 17, 2002
Additional Notes: Supported by NSF grant DMS 9700884


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