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Mathematics 5118 Introduction to Operator Algebras
An introduction to C*-algebras. Topics will include: axioms; homomorphisms, ideals, and quotients; positivity; states, representations, and the GNS construction; weak topologies; von Neumann algebras; and density theorems. Additional topics may include: K-theory, applications to group representations and harmonic analysis, and applications in physics.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Chair of the Department
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0