nLab William Crawley-Boevey

William Crawley-Boevey is an English mathematician, mainly algebraist. Topics he contributed to include representations of quivers, quiver varieties, Deligne-Simpson problem?, Kleinian singularities, double derivations.

He introduced deformed preprojective algebras of quivers in connection with study of Kleinian singularities in

  • W. Crawley-Boevey, Martin P. Holland, Noncommutative deformations of Kleinian singularities, Duke Math. J. 92 (3): 605–635 (1998) doi MR1620538

A construction generalizing deformed preprojective algebra of quivers and assigning to a KK-algebra AA with an element λK ZK 0(A)\lambda\in K\otimes_{\mathbf{Z}}K_0(A) a new algebra π λ(A)\pi^\lambda(A) and a canonical homomorphism Aπ λ(A)A\to \pi^\lambda(A) is described in

  • Preprojective algebras, differential operators and a Conze embedding for deformations of Kleinian singularities, Comment. Math. Helv. 74 (1999) 548-574 doi

Flavour of noncommutative differential geometry based on double derivations:

Some papers

  • Poisson structures on moduli spaces of representations, J. Algebra 325, 205–215 (2011) MR2745537 doi
  • Geometry of the moment map for representations of quivers, Comp. Math. 126 (3): 257–293 doi MR1834739
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