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Noncommutative Spaces and Measure Theory: Heisenberg and the Noncommutative Algebra of Physical Quantities Associated to a Microscopic System. Statistical State of a Macroscopic System and Quantum Statistical Mechanics. Modular Theory and the Classification of Factors. Geometric Examples of von Neumann Algebras: Measure Theory of Noncommutative Spaces. The Index Theorem for Measured Foliations. Topology and K-Theory: C*-Algebras and their K-Theory. Elementary Examples of Quotient Spaces. The Space X of Penrose Tilings. Duals of Discrete Groups and the Novikov Conjecture. The Tangent Groupoid of a Manifold. Wrong-way Functionality in K-Theory as a Deformation. The Orbit Space of a GroupAction. The Leaf Space of a Foliation. The Longitudinal Index Theorem for Foliations. The Analytic Assembly Map and Lie Groups. Cyclic Cohomology and Differential Geometry: Cyclic Cohomology. Examples. Pairing of Cyclic Cohomology with K-Theory. The Higher Index Theorem for Covering Spaces. The Novikov Conjecture for Hyperbolic Groups. Factors of Type III, Cyclic Cohomology and the Godbillon-Vey Invariant. The Transverse Fundamental Class for Foliations and Geometric Corollaries. QuantizedCalculus: Quantized Differential Calculus and Cyclic Cohomology. The Dixmier Trace and the Hochschild Class of the Character. Quantized Calculus in One Variable and Fractal Sets. Conformal Manifolds. Fredholm Modules and Rank-One Discrete Groups. Elliptic Theory on the Noncommutative Torus (NOTE: See book for proper symbol. Math T with a 2 over () and the Quantum Hall Effect. Entire Cyclic Cohomology. The Chern Character of (-Summable Fredholm Modules. (-Summable K-Cycles, Discrete Groups, and Quantum Field Theory. Operator Algebras: The Papers of Murray and von Neumann. Representations of C*-Algebras. The Algebraic Framework for Noncommutative Integration and the Theory of Weights. The Factors of Powers, Araki and Woods,and of Krieger. The Radon-Nikodom Theorem and Factors of Type III(. Noncommutative Ergodic Theory. Amenable von Neumann Algebras. The Flow of Weights: mod(M). The Classification of Amenable Factors. Subfactors of Type II1 Factors. Hecke Algebras ,Type III Factors and Statistical Theory of Prime Numbers. The Metric Aspect of Noncommutative Geometry: Riemannian Manifolds and the Dirac Operator. Positivity in Hochschild Cohomology and the Inequalities for the Yang-Mills Action. Product of the Continuum by the Discrete and the Symmetry Breaking Mechanism. The Notion of Manifold in Noncommutative Geometry. The Standard U (1) x SU (2) x SU (3) Model. Bibliography. Notation and Conventions. Index.CONTENTS (Chapter Headings): Noncommutative Spaces and Measure Theory. Topology and K-Theory. Cyclic Cohomology and Differential Geometry. Quantized Calculus. Operator Algebras. The Metric Aspect of Noncommutative Geometry. Bibliography. Notation and Conventions. Index.
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