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CLINE, B. PARSHALL, AND L. 4) REMARK. Suppose that AC is standardly stratified with respect to a quasi-poset A. 4) corresponding to every linear ordering {A' >>- a } for A which is compatible with the poset structure on A (in the sense that )ri > al i < j) such that Ji/Ji_1 is a direct sum (with nonzero multiplicities) of indecomposable objects 0(A), A = Ai, depending on A but not on the choice of linear ordering. Also, head(A(A)) = L(A). Conversely, these conditions imply that AC is not only standardly stratified, but standardly stratified with respect to the quasi-poset A, and that the A(A)'s are the standard objects.

Assume that char K = 0. In the sequel, we generally denote modules and algebras over k by suppressing the subscripts in the above formalism. Thus, for example, we set R = Rk, Tµ = Tk,µ, T = Tk, etc. Similarly, we denote modules and algebras over Z using a tilde. Thus, we set R = Rz, Tµ = T2,µ, T = T2, etc. Given permutation modules Tµ, TA, it is obvious that any morphism T. -+ Ta "lifts" to a morphism T. -+ TA, i. 2) cT,. Ta : HorrcR(TT,TA)k =- HorncR(Tµ,TA). 2) remains valid if any of the permutation modules Tµ, Ta there are replaced by their corresponding twisted permutation modules T#,T#.

4, for every filtered object (X, F) E Ob(CR't), there is a corresponding dual filtered object (X, F)* = (X°, F°) E Ob(ACfilt) (and conversely), where X° = HomCR (X, T). A central topic of this section concerns understanding the relationship between the representation theory of R and that of A in terms of natural filtrations on the indecomposable right Rsummands YA of T and the projective indecomposable left A-modules P(a) = Y,\*. 1. Constructing stratified algebras The Stratification Hypothesis below provides a means of stratifying a category AC, when A = EndcR(T) for an algebra R and a right R-module T.

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