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# Noncommutative geometry and the symmetries of the standard model

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I will describe Connes approach to the standard model based on spectral noncommutative geometry with particular emphasis on the symmetries. The model poses constraints which are satisfied by the standard model group, and does not leave much room for other possibilities. There is however a possibility for a larger symmetry (the grand algebra'') which may also be instrumental to obtain the correct mass of the Higgs.