Saturday, January 03, 2015

Alain Connes: Geometry and the Quantum


The lecture was held within the framework of the Hausdorff Trimester Program Non-commutative Geometry and its Applications. (17.12.2014)

Currently, Connes' approach is distinct from string theory; however, for some years the geometry of the worldvolume has been known to be described by C*-algebraic spectral triples.


D-branes, Matrix Theory and K-homology
T. Asakawa, S. Sugimoto, S. Terashima

Hence, from an abstract perspective, Connes' approach is dual to the matrix model approach to M-theory.

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