##### Department of Mathematics,

University of California San Diego

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## Julia Plavnik

#### Texas A&M

## Projectivity of tensor products for some Hopf algebras

##### Abstract:

In this talk, we will pose some questions of projectivity and tensor products of modules for finite dimensional Hopf algebras. To give some answers to these questions, we will construct some examples coming from smash copropucts of Sweedler Hopf algebras. One of the fundamental tools that we use to understand the modules of these Hopf algebras is the theory of support varieties. If time allows, we will mention the definition and some of the main properties of the support varieties for these examples.

Host: Henry Tucker

### November 3, 2017

### 1:00 PM

### AP&M 7218

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