Operator Algebras (MAGIC040)
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I. C*-algebras (3 lectures)
II. Completely bounded and completely positive maps (3 lectures)
IV. Operator Spaces and Algebras (4 lectures)
Autumn 2011 (Monday, October 10 to Friday, December 16)
A working knowledge of functional analysis and operator theory, as well as some topology, as provided in, for example, MAGIC061. We lightly skirt over some of this material in the first couple of lectures.
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Throughout the lectures you will find ∗s in the margins. These indicate material that has been stated without justification. You are asked to fill in the details on as many of these as you can. The material will be collected at the end of the semester, and you are asked to provide your work in electronic form as a pdf file, preferably produced from a TeX source file.
MAGIC040 Course Work
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