Geometric Models for Noncommutative Algebra
by Ana Cannas da Silva, Alan Weinstein
Publisher: University of California at Berkeley 1998
Number of pages: 194
Noncommutative geometry is the study of noncommutative algebras as if they were algebras of functions on spaces, like the commutative algebras associated to affine algebraic varieties, differentiable manifolds, topological spaces, and measure spaces. In this book, we discuss several types of geometric objects which are closely related to noncommutative algebras.
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by Travis Schedler - arXiv
In these notes, we give an example-motivated review of the deformation theory of associative algebras in terms of the Hochschild cochain complex as well as quantization of Poisson structures, and Kontsevich's formality theorem in the smooth setting.
by Nigel Higson, John Roe - American Mathematical Society
These lectures are intended to introduce key topics in noncommutative geometry to mathematicians unfamiliar with the subject. Topics: applications of noncommutative geometry to problems in ordinary geometry and topology, residue index theorem, etc.
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