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Amenability, group C*-algebras and operator spaces

Amenability, coarse embeddability and fixed point properties December 06, 2016 - December 09, 2016

December 09, 2016 (03:30 PM PST - 04:30 PM PST)
Speaker(s): Gilles Pisier (Texas A & M University)
  • Amenability

  • amenable groups

  • C*-algebras

  • C* algebras

  • local lifting property

  • weak expectation property

  • a-T-menability

  • fixed point properties

  • hyperbolic groups and generalizations

  • Banach space

  • group cohomology

  • expander graph

  • index theory

  • non-commutative geometry

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We will review several results and open problems relating amenability to two properties of group C* algebras introduced or studied by E. Kirchberg, namely the local lifting property (LLP) and the weak expectation property (WEP).

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