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Those lecture notes are an creation to a number of rules and purposes of noncommutative geometry. It begins with a no longer inevitably commutative yet associative algebra that's considered the algebra of services on a few 'virtual noncommutative space'. cognizance is switched from areas, which more often than not don't even exist, to algebras of features. In those notes, specific emphasis is wear seeing noncommutative areas as concrete areas, specifically as a set of issues with a topology. the mandatory mathematical instruments are awarded in a scientific and obtainable approach and comprise between different issues, C'*-algebras, module idea and K-theory, spectral calculus, varieties and connection thought. software to Yang--Mills, fermionic, and gravity versions are defined. additionally the spectral motion and the comparable invariance lower than automorphism of the algebra is illustrated. a few fresh paintings on noncommutative lattices is gifted. those lattices arose as topologically nontrivial approximations to 'contuinuum' topological areas. they've been used to build quantum-mechanical and field-theory versions, replacement versions to lattice gauge conception, with nontrivial topological content material. This ebook might be necessary to physicists and mathematicians with an curiosity in noncommutative geometry and its makes use of in physics.

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