Periodic algebras

  • Karin Erdmann

    Oxford University, UK
  • Andrzej Skowroński

    Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland
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We discuss periodicity of modules and algebras with respect to the action of syzygy operators. In particular, we exhibit the known classes of periodic algebras and their roots in the theory of finite groups, algebraic topology and commutative algebra.