Czechoslovak Mathematical Journal

, Volume 59, Issue 3, pp 583–589 | Cite as

Loewy coincident algebra and QF-3 associated graded algebra



We prove that an associated graded algebra R G of a finite dimensional algebra R is QF (= selfinjective) if and only if R is QF and Loewy coincident. Here R is said to be Loewy coincident if, for every primitive idempotent e, the upper Loewy series and the lower Loewy series of Re and eR coincide. QF-3 algebras are an important generalization of QF algebras; note that Auslander algebras form a special class of these algebras. We prove that for a Loewy coincident algebra R, the associated graded algebra R G is QF-3 if and only if R is QF-3.


associated graded algebra QF algebra QF-3 algebra upper Loewy series lower Loewy series 

MSC 2000

13A30 16D50 16L60 16P70 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsUniversity of TsukubaTsukuba, IbarakiJapan

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