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Gh/1 defines a right action of G2 on G1 . G2 / into a left U D kG1 -module algebra. The second action turns U into a right F -comodule coalgebra. G1 / ˝ kG2 ! G1 / induced by the right action of G2 on G1 . Details of this example can be found in [128] and [55]. 9 (Connes–Moscovici Hopf algebras). A very important example for noncommutative geometry and its applications to transverse geometry and number 1 [55], [56], theory is the family of Connes–Moscovici Hopf algebras Hn for n [57]. Rn / of diffeomorphisms of Rn and can also be thought of as deformations of the Lie algebra an of formal vector fields on Rn .

H/h D 1H , which shows that a group-like element is invertible. It is easily seen that group-like elements of H form a subgroup of the multiplicative group of H . For example, for H D CG the set of grouplike elements coincides with the group G itself. A primitive element of a Hopf algebra is an element h 2 H such that h D 1 ˝ h C h ˝ 1: It is easily seen that the bracket Œx; y ´ xy yx of two primitive elements is again a primitive element. It follows that primitive elements form a Lie algebra.

This result is a special case of the Stone duality between Boolean algebras and a certain class of topological spaces [102]. This result, unfortunately, does not indicate a way of extending the notion of a set to some kind of ‘noncommutative set’. As was mentioned before, the commutativity of a Boolean algebra is automatic and hence a naive approach to ‘quantizing set theory’ via ‘noncommutative Boolean algebras’ is doomed to fail. 7 From groups to Hopf algebras and quantum groups The game that we have been playing so far in this chapter should be familiar by now.

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