Synopses & Reviews
These volumes form an authoritative statement of the current state of research in Operator Algebras. They consist of papers arising from a year-long symposium held at the University of Warwick. Contributors include many very well-known figures in the field.
Table of Contents
1. UK-US Joint Seminar on Operator Algebras Lecture list; 2. K-theory for discrete groups P. Baum and A. Connes; 3. Comparison theory for simple C*-algebras B. Blackadar; 4. Interpolation for multipliers L.G. Brown; 5. Elliptic invariants and operator algebras: toroidal examples R.G. Douglas; 6. On multilinear double commutant theorems E.G. Effros and R. Exel; 7. Loop spaces, cyclic homology and the Chern character E. Getzler, J.D.S. Jones and S.B. Petrack; 8. The Weyl theorem and block decompositions R.V. Kadison; 9. Secondary invariants for elliptic operators and operator algebras J. Kaminker; 10. Inverse limits of C*-algebras and applications N.C. Phillips; 11. Partitioning non-compact manifolds and the dual Toeplitz problem J. Roe; 12. Cyclic cohomology of algebras of smooth functions on orbifolds A.J. Wassermann