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C*-Algebras and Operator Theory

This book constitutes a first- or second-year graduate course in operator theory. It is a field that has great importance for other areas of mathematics and physics, such as algebraic topology, differential geometry, and quantum mechanics. It assumes a basic knowledge in functional analysis but no prior acquaintance with operator theory is required.

Audience
First- and second-year graduate students.

Hardbound, 296 Pages

Published: August 1990

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-511360-1

Contents

  • Elementary Spectral Theory. C*-Algebras and Hilbert Space Operators. Ideals and Positive Functionals. Von Neumann Algebras. Representations of C*-Algebras. Direct Limits and Tensor Products. K-Theory of C*-Algebras.

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