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SUMMARY:Math Seminar Series
DESCRIPTION:
Colloquium\n
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Adrian Ioana, UC San Diego, will
be speaking.\n
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The presentation title is "Classification
and rigidity for group von Neumann
algebras."\n
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Contact Aaron D Levin for more
information.\n
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Any countable group G gives
rise to a von Neumann algebra L(G). The classification
of these group von Neumann algebras
is a central theme in operator algebras.
I will survey recent rigidity results which provide
instances when various algebraic properties
of groups, such as the presence or absence
of a direct product decomposition, are remembered
by their von Neumann algebras. I will
also explain the strongest such rigidity results,
where L(G) completely remembers G, and
discuss some of the open problems in the area.\n\n
Price: free\n
Sponsor: Department of Mathematics\n
Sponsor's Homepage: https://www.math.msu.edu/\n
Contact name: Department of Mathematics\n
Contact phone: (517) 353-0844\n
for more info visit the web at:\n
https://www.math.msu.edu/Seminars/CalendarView.aspx?month-of=September2016\n
LOCATION:Online via Zoom
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