Cambridge University Press

A Primer of Algebraic D-Modules (London Mathematical Society Student Texts)

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ISBN: 9780521559089
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Publication Date: 1995-05-29
Number of pages: 220
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The theory of D-modules is a rich area of study combining ideas from algebra and differential equations, and it has significant applications to diverse areas such as singularity theory and representation theory. This book introduces D-modules and their applications, avoiding all unnecessary technicalities. The author takes an algebraic approach, concentrating on the role of the Weyl algebra. The author assumes very few prerequisites, and the book is virtually self-contained. The author includes exercises at the end of each chapter and gives the reader ample references to the more advanced literature. This is an excellent introduction to D-modules for all who are new to this area.

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