Date of Award

Spring 1-1-2012

Document Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

Mathematics

First Advisor

Alexander Gorokhovsky

Second Advisor

Jeffrey Fox

Abstract

We illustrate a link between Alexander-Spanier and cyclic cohomologies, and use this for easier computation of cocycles for a Poisson algebra. In particular, we look at the case where the algebra is the space of pseudodifferential symbols on a manifold.

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Mathematics Commons

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