Representation stability on the cohomology of complements of subspace arrangements
Algebraic Combinatorics, Volume 2 (2019) no. 4, p. 603-611

We study representation stability in the sense of Church and Farb of sequences of cohomology groups of complements of arrangements of linear subspaces in real and complex space as S n -modules. We consider arrangements of linear subspaces defined by sets of diagonal equalities x i =x j and invariant under the action of S n which permutes the coordinates. We provide bounds for the point when stabilization occurs and an alternative proof of the fact that stabilization happens. The latter is a special case of very general stabilization results proved independently by Gadish and by Petersen; for the pure braid space the result is part of the work of Church and Farb. For the latter space, better stabilization bounds were obtained by Hersh and Reiner.

Received : 2017-12-21
Revised : 2018-06-15
Accepted : 2019-01-16
Published online : 2019-08-01
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5802/alco.60
Classification:  55-XX,  05E10
Keywords: representation stability, subspace arrangement, symmetric functions
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Representation stability on the cohomology of complements of subspace arrangements. Algebraic Combinatorics, Volume 2 (2019) no. 4, pp. 603-611. doi : 10.5802/alco.60. https://alco.centre-mersenne.org/item/ALCO_2019__2_4_603_0/

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