The Functional Analysis Seminar Page

General Information

Place:

Choate Seminar Room.

Time:

Tues: 2:00 - 3:00 PM.


Fall 2004  Schedule

Date

Speaker

Title

September 28

Jody Trout
Dartmouth College

Introduction to topological and algebraic K-theory I

October 5

Jody Trout
Dartmouth College

Introduction to topological and algebraic K-theory II

October 12

Jody Trout
Dartmouth College

Introduction to topological and algebraic K-theory III

October 18

NO SEMINAR

FA Seminar cancelled today. Will resume next week.

October 26

(2:30 – 3:30 pm)

Jody Trout

Dartmouth College

A Very Basic Introduction to C*-algebras I: NOTE: Special Time!

November 2

Jody Trout

Dartmouth College

A Very Basic Introduction to C*-algebras II

November 9

Jody Trout

Dartmouth College

Basic Spectral Theory for C*-Algebras

November 16

Jody Trout

Dartmouth College

The Continuous Functional Calculus for C*-Algebras

November 23

NO SEMINAR

FA Seminar cancelled today. Will resume next week

November 30

Jody Trout

Dartmouth College

K-theory for C*-Algebras I: Equivalence of Projections

December 9

THURSDAY

Jody Trout

Dartmouth College

K-theory for C*-Algebras II: -- NOTE SPECIAL DAY

Helpful References:

1.) Allen Hatcher, Vector Bundles and K-theory. NB: This is a free online textbook (pdf).

2.) Pierre de la Harpe and Vaughan Jones,  An Introduction to C*-Algebras (lecture notes) NB: Although the webpage is in French, the notes are in English (postscript).

3.) Dana Williams, Notes from K-theory seminar (1999). (various formats).

4.) Erik van Erp,  The Atiyah-Singer index theorem, C*-Algebraic K-theory, and Quantization, Masters Thesis (Amsterdam 2000) Advisor: Klaas Landsman (postscript).

5.) Masoud Khalkali, Very Basic Noncommutative Geomtery. (pdf, postscript).

Interesting Websites:

1.) K-theory Preprint Archives by Dan Grayson and Rick  Jardine (Univ. of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign)

2.) Operator Algebra Resources by N. Christopher Phillips (Univ. of Oregon)

3.) The Counterexamples in Functional Analysis Home Page by Mohammad Sal Moslehian (Iran)

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Contact: Jody Trout