On the codimension-three conjecture

M. J.A.Masaki Kashiwara*, Kari Vilonen

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The codimension-three conjecture states that any regular holonomic module extends uniquely beyond an analytic subset with codimension equal to or larger than three. We give a sketch of a proof of this conjecture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)154-158
Number of pages5
JournalProceedings of the Japan Academy Series A: Mathematical Sciences
Issue number9
StatePublished - Nov 2010


  • Codimension-three conjecture
  • Microlocal perverse sheaf
  • Regular holonomic modules

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)


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