# Algebra. Rings, modules and categories by Carl Faith

By Carl Faith

VI of Oregon lectures in 1962, Bass gave simplified proofs of a few "Morita Theorems", incorporating rules of Chase and Schanuel. one of many Morita theorems characterizes whilst there's an equivalence of different types mod-A R::! mod-B for 2 earrings A and B. Morita's answer organizes rules so successfully that the classical Wedderburn-Artin theorem is a straightforward final result, and furthermore, a similarity classification [AJ within the Brauer crew Br(k) of Azumaya algebras over a commutative ring ok involves all algebras B such that the corresponding different types mod-A and mod-B including k-linear morphisms are an identical via a k-linear functor. (For fields, Br(k) involves similarity periods of straightforward valuable algebras, and for arbitrary commutative ok, this is often subsumed lower than the Azumaya [51]1 and Auslander-Goldman [60J Brauer workforce. ) a number of different cases of a marriage of ring concept and type (albeit a shot­ gun wedding!) are inside the textual content. moreover, in. my try to extra simplify proofs, particularly to dispose of the necessity for tensor items in Bass's exposition, I exposed a vein of rules and new theorems mendacity wholely inside of ring thought. This constitutes a lot of bankruptcy four -the Morita theorem is Theorem four. 29-and the root for it's a corre­ spondence theorem for projective modules (Theorem four. 7) urged by way of the Morita context. As a spinoff, this gives origin for a slightly whole concept of easy Noetherian rings-but extra approximately this within the advent.

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39 DISCRETE RANDOM VARIABLES AND EXPECTATION collector's problem. the following variation of the coupon contains one of 2n different coupons. The coupons are organized into n pairs, so that coupons 1 and 2 are a pair, coupons 3 and 4 are a pair, and so on. that Once you obtain one coupon from every pair, you can obtain a prize. Assuming at random from the 2n and uniformly the coupon in each box is chosen independently of boxes you must buy before you can claim what is the expected number possibilities, the prize?