Very Basic Noncommutative Geometry
by Masoud Khalkhali
Publisher: University of Western Ontario 2004
Number of pages: 104
Contents: Introduction; Some examples of geometry-algebra correspondence; Noncommutative quotients; Cyclic cohomology; Chern-Connes character; Banach and C*-algebras; Idempotents and finite projective modules; Equivalence of categories.
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by D. Kaledin
The first seven lectures deal with the homological part of the story (cyclic homology, its various definitions, various additional structures it possesses). Then there are four lectures centered around Hochschild cohomology and the formality theorem.
by Igor Nikolaev - arXiv
The book covers basics of noncommutative geometry and its applications in topology, algebraic geometry and number theory. Intended for the graduate students and faculty with interests in noncommutative geometry; they can be read by non-experts.
by Ana Cannas da Silva, Alan Weinstein - University of California at Berkeley
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.
by Giovanni Landi - arXiv
These lectures notes are an introduction for physicists to several ideas and applications of noncommutative geometry. The necessary mathematical tools are presented in a way which we feel should be accessible to physicists.