Ma 148b Topics in Mathematical Physics, Winter 2016: Noncommutative Geometry Models for Particle Physics and Cosmology

Instructor: Matilde Marcolli

Schedule: the class meets on Tuesday-Thursday 10:30-11:55 am in SLN 159

Brief Course Description

This class will cover recent approaches to geometric modeling for particle physics and cosmology, based on Noncommutative Geometry and the Spectral Action functional.


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The course is offered Pass/Fail. Requirements: one oral presentation on reading materials chosen from the list provided above (first come first serve) and attendance of (most) lectures.

Schedule of students presentations

We will have a seminar time for presentations on Thursday afternoon, 5-6 pm, Room SLN 159