By Mats Boij, Gunnar Fløystad (auth.), Gunnar Fløystad, Trygve Johnsen, Andreas Leopold Knutsen (eds.)

The Abel Symposium 2009 "Combinatorial points of Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry", held at Voss, Norway, featured talks by means of top researchers within the field.

this can be the lawsuits of the Symposium, proposing contributions on syzygies, tropical geometry, Boij-Söderberg concept, Schubert calculus, and quiver kinds. the amount additionally contains an introductory survey on binomial beliefs with purposes to hypergeometric sequence, combinatorial video games and chemical reactions.

The contributions pose fascinating difficulties, and supply updated study on probably the most lively fields of commutative algebra and algebraic geometry with a combinatorial flavour.

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Dm ) if (a) In a minimal free resolution of M as above, the free module Fi generated by elements of degree di ; that is, βi, j = 0 when j = di . (b) M is Cohen–Macaulay of codimension m; that is, Fi = 0 for i > m and the annihilator of M is an ideal of codimension m. It is easy to see that if there is a pure module of type d, then d0 < · · · < dm . Much more is true: if M is a pure module, then a result of Herzog and K¨uhl [15] shows that the Betti table of M is determined by d up to a rational multiple: that is, there is a constant r = r(M) depending on M such that βi,di (M) = r .

An index on the left of a graded module always denotes the selection of the homogeneous component of that degree. If R is standard graded over a field K with maximal homogeneous ideal m all the invariants we are going to study depend actually only on the image of ϕ and not on the map itself as long as ker ϕ ⊆ mF. So, if J = Im ϕ , we will sometimes denote K(ϕ , R) simply by K(J, R) and so on. Fix a basis of the free module F, say {e1 , . . , en }. Given I = {i1 , . . , is } ⊂ [n] with i1 < i2 < · · · < is we write eI for the corresponding basis element ei1 ∧ · · · ∧ eis of s F.

5 Resolutions of Trigraded Artinian Modules of Codimension Three In the case of trigraded artinian modules over the polynomial ring k[x, y, z] where the resolution has pure total degrees, we do not know much. The following are natural questions. • For Betti diagrams with given total degrees, are there, up to translation, only a finite number of extremal rays in the positive cone of such Betti diagrams? Cone of Betti Diagrams of Bigraded Artinian Modules 15 • Suppose the above property holds. From Sect.