Edinburgh Lectures on Geometry, Analysis and Physics
by Michael Atiyah
Publisher: arXiv 2010
Number of pages: 41
These lecture notes are based on a set of six lectures that I gave in Edinburgh in 2008/2009 and they cover some topics in the interface between Geometry and Physics. They involve some unsolved problems and conjectures and I hope they may stimulate readers to investigate them.
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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.
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