*Prerequisites:*

Familiarity with functional analysis, Operator Theory and C*-algebras

*Location and Schedule:*

Skiles 108B Tuesday-Thursday 1:35-2:55PM

*Course description *

This course will be continuation of the course taught in 2003 on the same subject.

However this course can be followed even if the 2003 course was not attended.

It will cover mainly the following topics

* Basic properties of C*-algebras, traces, Dixmier Traces, differential algebra*

These lectures should interest students in Mathematics and

in Mathematical Physics.

*References: books, articles
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** ***A. Connes, ***Noncommutative Geometry*, Acad. press,
San Diego (1994)

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** ***Joseph C. Varilly, Hector
Figueroa, Jose M. Gracia-Bondia, ***
Elements of Noncommutative Geometry,* Birkhauser Boston
(2000).