**An Introduction to Noncommutative Spaces and their Geometry**

by Giovanni Landi

**Publisher**: arXiv 1997**ISBN/ASIN**: 3540635092**Number of pages**: 186

**Description**:

These lectures notes are an introduction for physicists to several ideas and applications of noncommutative geometry. The necessary mathematical tools are presented in a way which we feel should be accessible to physicists. We illustrate applications to Yang-Mills, fermionic and gravity models, notably we describe the spectral action recently introduced by Chamseddine and Connes. We also present an introduction to recent work on noncommutative lattices.

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