Spring 2017 MATH 209 001 LEC

Von Neumann Algebras
001 LECMoWeFr 2:00PM - 2:59PMEvans 2Brent Nelson32408
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Prerequisites: 206

Description: Basic theory of von Neumann algebras. Density theorems, topologies and normal maps, traces, comparison of projections, type classification, examples of factors. Additional topics, for example, Tomita Takasaki theory, subfactors, group actions, and noncommutative probability.

Office: Evans 851

Office Hours: TBD

Required Text: None.

Recommended Reading: A Course in Operator Theory by John Conway, Theory of Operator Algebras, I by Masamichi Takesaki, and Notes on von Neumann Algebras by Vaughan F.R. Jones.

Grading: Letter grade.

Homework: In class presentation.

Course Webpage: Forthcoming.