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Steinberg relations and symbol computations

Given a field F, Quillen defined K-groups to be the higher homotopy groups of a space . Though apparently the space itself can be easily and explicitly constructed, the K-groups are mysterious gadgets. 172 more words

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Some thoughts regarding M-theory

One of the things that I was thinking a bit more about recently was the nature of what the theory previously known as string theory is supposed to be about.  1,325 more words

Application of Approximate Diagonalization of Commutative C*-Algebras to Invariants

The premise of my dissertation is founded on the idea that matrices over C*-algebras are important and that approximate diagonalization would make dealing with such matrices easier. 529 more words