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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