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Book DetailsContemporary MathematicsVolume: 228; 1998; 389 ppMSC: Primary 47; 46;
This volume contains the proceedings from the International Conference on Operator Algebras and Operator Theory held at the East China Normal University in Shanghai (China). Participants in the conference ranged from graduate students to postdocs to leading experts who came from around the world. Topics covered were \(C^*\)algebras, von Neumann algebras, nonselfadjoint operator algebras, wavelets, operator spaces and other related areas. This work consists of contributions from invited speakers and some mathematicians who were unable to attend. It presents important mathematical ideas while maintaining the uniqueness and excitement of this very successful event.
ReadershipGraduate students and research mathematicians interested in operator theory; engineers and physicists.

Table of Contents

Articles

Earl Berkson and T. A. Gillespie  Operator means and spectral decomposability in ergodic theory and Hilbert space operator theory [ MR 1667650 ]

Xiaoman Chen and Qingxiang Xu  Some remarks on Toeplitz operators on discrete groups [ MR 1667651 ]

Joachim Cuntz  A general construction of bivariant $K$theories on the category of $C^\ast $algebras [ MR 1667652 ]

Marius Dadarlat  Residually finitedimensional $C^\ast $algebras [ MR 1667653 ]

Edward G. Effros and ZhongJin Ruan  $\scr O\scr L_p$ spaces [ MR 1667654 ]

George A. Elliott and Xiaochun Fang  Simple inductive limits of $C^\ast $algebras with building blocks from spheres of odd dimension [ MR 1667655 ]

George A. Elliott, Guihua Gong and Liangqing Li  Approximate divisibility of simple inductive limit $C^\ast $algebras [ MR 1667656 ]

Uffe Haagerup and Erling Størmer  On maximality of entropy in finite von Neumann algebras [ MR 1667657 ]

Don Hadwin  Free entropy and approximate equivalence in von Neumann algebras [ MR 1667658 ]

Ronghui Ji  Bivariant Chern character and the analog BaumConnes map [ MR 1667659 ]

Richard V. Kadison  Dual cones and TomitaTakesaki theory [ MR 1667660 ]

Yasuyuki Kawahigashi  Subfactors and paragroup theory [ MR 1667661 ]

A. Kumjian  Notes on $C^\ast $algebras of graphs [ MR 1667662 ]

David R. Larson  Frames and wavelets from an operatortheoretic point of view [ MR 1667663 ]

Huaxin Lin  A classification theorem for infinite Toeplitz algebras [ MR 1667664 ]

Cornel Pasnicu  $AH$ algebras with the ideal property [ MR 1667665 ]

Q. Lin and N. Christopher Phillips  Ordered $K$theory for $C^\ast $algebras of minimal homeomorphisms [ MR 1667666 ]

Marc A. Rieffel  Questions on quantization [ MR 1667667 ]

Mikael Rørdam  On sums of finite projections [ MR 1667668 ]

Albert JeuLiang Sheu  Groupoid approach to quantum projective spaces [ MR 1667669 ]

Jun Tomiyama  Representations of topological dynamical systems and $C^\ast $algebras [ MR 1667670 ]

Shuang Zhang  Purely infinite simple $C^\ast $algebras arising from reduced group $C^\ast $algebras [ MR 1667671 ]


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This volume contains the proceedings from the International Conference on Operator Algebras and Operator Theory held at the East China Normal University in Shanghai (China). Participants in the conference ranged from graduate students to postdocs to leading experts who came from around the world. Topics covered were \(C^*\)algebras, von Neumann algebras, nonselfadjoint operator algebras, wavelets, operator spaces and other related areas. This work consists of contributions from invited speakers and some mathematicians who were unable to attend. It presents important mathematical ideas while maintaining the uniqueness and excitement of this very successful event.
Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in operator theory; engineers and physicists.

Articles

Earl Berkson and T. A. Gillespie  Operator means and spectral decomposability in ergodic theory and Hilbert space operator theory [ MR 1667650 ]

Xiaoman Chen and Qingxiang Xu  Some remarks on Toeplitz operators on discrete groups [ MR 1667651 ]

Joachim Cuntz  A general construction of bivariant $K$theories on the category of $C^\ast $algebras [ MR 1667652 ]

Marius Dadarlat  Residually finitedimensional $C^\ast $algebras [ MR 1667653 ]

Edward G. Effros and ZhongJin Ruan  $\scr O\scr L_p$ spaces [ MR 1667654 ]

George A. Elliott and Xiaochun Fang  Simple inductive limits of $C^\ast $algebras with building blocks from spheres of odd dimension [ MR 1667655 ]

George A. Elliott, Guihua Gong and Liangqing Li  Approximate divisibility of simple inductive limit $C^\ast $algebras [ MR 1667656 ]

Uffe Haagerup and Erling Størmer  On maximality of entropy in finite von Neumann algebras [ MR 1667657 ]

Don Hadwin  Free entropy and approximate equivalence in von Neumann algebras [ MR 1667658 ]

Ronghui Ji  Bivariant Chern character and the analog BaumConnes map [ MR 1667659 ]

Richard V. Kadison  Dual cones and TomitaTakesaki theory [ MR 1667660 ]

Yasuyuki Kawahigashi  Subfactors and paragroup theory [ MR 1667661 ]

A. Kumjian  Notes on $C^\ast $algebras of graphs [ MR 1667662 ]

David R. Larson  Frames and wavelets from an operatortheoretic point of view [ MR 1667663 ]

Huaxin Lin  A classification theorem for infinite Toeplitz algebras [ MR 1667664 ]

Cornel Pasnicu  $AH$ algebras with the ideal property [ MR 1667665 ]

Q. Lin and N. Christopher Phillips  Ordered $K$theory for $C^\ast $algebras of minimal homeomorphisms [ MR 1667666 ]

Marc A. Rieffel  Questions on quantization [ MR 1667667 ]

Mikael Rørdam  On sums of finite projections [ MR 1667668 ]

Albert JeuLiang Sheu  Groupoid approach to quantum projective spaces [ MR 1667669 ]

Jun Tomiyama  Representations of topological dynamical systems and $C^\ast $algebras [ MR 1667670 ]

Shuang Zhang  Purely infinite simple $C^\ast $algebras arising from reduced group $C^\ast $algebras [ MR 1667671 ]