Irreducible components of varieties of modules

William Crawley-Boevey, Jan Schröer
2002 Journal für die Reine und Angewandte Mathematik  
We prove some basic results about irreducible components of varieties of modules for an arbitrary finitely generated associative algebra. Our work generalizes results of Kac and Schofield on representations of quivers, but our methods are quite different, being based on deformation theory.
doi:10.1515/crll.2002.100 fatcat:jslx36x4srgutifpkw5mepya6i