Date & Time: Monday, September 21, 2015, 14:00-15:30 .
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.