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Time and Physics — a Noncommutative Revolution

  • Michał Heller
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Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 309)

Abstract

Basic ideas of noncommutative geometry are briefly presented. This mathematical theory, being global from the very beginning, can be used to model physics in which local concepts, such as those of time instant and space point, are meaningless. In spite of the lack of the standard time concept a “noncommutative dynamics” can be defined. Noncommutative generalizations of causality, probability and chance are discussed.

Keywords

Noncommutative Geometry Leibniz Rule Noncommutative Space Local Concept Noncommutative Algebra 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michał Heller
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  1. 1.Faculty of PhilosophyPontifical Academy of TheologyCracowPoland

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