An informal introduction to the ideas and concepts of noncommutative geometry
by Thierry Masson
Publisher: arXiv 2006
Number of pages: 56
This informal introduction is an extended version of a three hours lecture given at the 6th Peyresq meeting "Integrable systems and quantum field theory". In this text, we make an overview of some of the mathematical results which motivated the development of what is called noncommutative geometry.
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