**An Introduction to K-theory**

by Eric M. Friedlander

2007**Number of pages**: 78

**Description**:

The author's objective was to provide participants of the Algebraic K-theory Summer School an overview of various aspects of algebraic K-theory, with the intention of making these lectures accessible to participants with little or no prior knowledge of the subject.

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