Charley Cummings

University of Bristol


Modules over Path Algebras


Mathematics Postgraduate Seminar


4th October 2019, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Fry Building, 2.04


A module over a ring occurs naturally as a generalisation of a vector space over a field. They are used to study the properties of groups and rings in a more concrete setting with applications to physics, number theory and algebraic geometry.

In this talk I will explain examples of modules over various rings. In particular, I will focus on modules over a class of rings called path algebras which are defined combinatorially using graphs.






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