**Date & Time:** Monday, September 21, 2015, 14:00-15:30
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**Venue:** Room 216

**Speaker:** Tony Puthenpurakal, IIT Bombay

**Title:** Use of non-commutative algebra in commutative algebra

**Abstract:** We show that to study local cohomology modules over the
polynomial ring $K[X_1,\ldots, X_n]$ it is necessary to study modules over
the Weyl-Algebra $A_n(K)$ a decidedly non-commutative ring.