**Noncommutative Localization in Algebra and Topology**

by Andrew Ranicki

**Publisher**: Cambridge University Press 2002**ISBN/ASIN**: 052168160X**ISBN-13**: 9780521681605**Number of pages**: 323

**Description**:

Noncommutative localization is a powerful algebraic technique for constructing new rings by inverting elements, matrices and more generally morphisms of modules. The applications to topology are via the noncommutative localizations of the fundamental group rings.

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