C*-algebras And Operator Theory

Hardcover | August 28, 1990

byGerald J. MurphyEditorGerald J. Murphy

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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.

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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 theor...

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This book introduces the reader, graduate student, and non-specialist alike to a lively and important area of mathematics. By its careful and detailed presentation, the book enables the reader to approach the contemporary literature with confidence. A plentiful number of exercises and the choice of topics, which reflect current researc...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:296 pagesPublished:August 28, 1990Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0125113609

ISBN - 13:9780125113601

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Table of 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.