nLab differential algebra

Context

Higher algebra

higher algebra

universal algebra

Contents

Idea

A differential algebra is an associative algebra $A$ equipped with a derivation $d \colon A \to A$.

If $A$ is a field one accordingly speaks of a differential field.

If $A$ is a graded algebra and $d$ is of degree 1 one speaks of a differential graded algebra.

Etc.

References

Created on November 12, 2012 19:26:11 by Urs Schreiber (89.204.155.124)