Author: Jean-Pierre ANTOINE,Atsushi Inoue,C. Trapani

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401700656

Category: Mathematics

Page: 522

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Algebras of bounded operators are familiar, either as C*-algebras or as von Neumann algebras. A first generalization is the notion of algebras of unbounded operators (O*-algebras), mostly developed by the Leipzig school and in Japan (for a review, we refer to the monographs of K. Schmüdgen [1990] and A. Inoue [1998]). This volume goes one step further, by considering systematically partial *-algebras of unbounded operators (partial O*-algebras) and the underlying algebraic structure, namely, partial *-algebras. It is the first textbook on this topic. The first part is devoted to partial O*-algebras, basic properties, examples, topologies on them. The climax is the generalization to this new framework of the celebrated modular theory of Tomita-Takesaki, one of the cornerstones for the applications to statistical physics. The second part focuses on abstract partial *-algebras and their representation theory, obtaining again generalizations of familiar theorems (Radon-Nikodym, Lebesgue).
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Fifth International Conference on Topological Algebras and Applications, June 27-July 1, 2005, Athens, Greece

Author: Anastasios Mallios,Marina Haralampidou

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 0821838687

Category: Mathematics

Page: 442

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The Fifth International Conference on Topological Algebras and Applications was held in Athens, Greece, from June 27th to July 1st of 2005. The main topic of the Conference was general theory of topological algebras and its various applications, with emphasis on the ""non-normed"" case. In addition to the study of the internal structure of non-normed, and even non-locally convex topological algebras, there are applications to other branches of mathematics, such as differential geometry of smooth manifolds, and mathematical physics, such as quantum relativity and quantum cosmology. Operator theory of unbounded operators and related non-normed topological algebras are intensively studied here. Other topics presented in this volume are topological homological algebra, topological algebraic geometry, sheaf theory and $K$-theory.
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A Tribute to Gerard G. Emch

Author: S. Twareque Ali,Kalyan B. Sinha

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9386279339

Category: Mathematics

Page: 226

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Professor Gerard G. Emch has been one of the pioneers of the C-algebraic approach to quantum and classical statistical mechanics. In a prolific scientific career, spanning nearly five decades, Professor Emch has been one of the creative influences in the general area of mathematical physics. The present volume is a collection of tributes, from former students, colleagues and friends of Professor Emch, on the occasion of his 70th birthday. The articles featured here are a small yet representative sample of the breadth and reach of some of the ideas from mathematical physics.It is also a testimony to the impact that Professor Emch's work has had on several generations of mathematical physicists as well as to the diversity of mathematical methods used to understand them.
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Cotonou, Republic of Benin, 1-7 November 2003

Author: Jan Govaerts

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789812702487

Category: Electronic books

Page: 628

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The COPROMAPH Conference series has now evolved into a significant international arena where fundamental concepts in mathematical and theoretical physics and their physics applications can be conceived, developed and disseminated. Basic ideas for addressing a variety of contemporary problems in mathematical and theoretical physics are presented in a nonintimidating atmosphere. Experts provide the reader the fundamentals to predict new possibilities in physics and other fields.The proceedings have been selected for coverage in: OCo Index to Scientific & Technical Proceedings- (ISTP- / ISI Proceedings)OCo Index to Scientific & Technical Proceedings (ISTP CDROM version / ISI Proceedings)OCo CC Proceedings OCo Engineering & Physical Sciences"
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International Conference in Honor of James Lepowsky and Robert Wilson on Their Sixtieth Birthdays, May 17-21, 2005, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

Author: James Lepowsky,Robert L. Wilson,Yi-Zhi Huang,Kailash C. Misra

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 0821839861

Category: Mathematics

Page: 474

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The articles in this book are based on talks given at the international conference ""Lie algebras, vertex operator algebras and their applications"", in honor of James Lepowsky and Robert Wilson on their sixtieth birthdays, held in May of 2005 at North Carolina State University. Some of the papers in this volume give inspiring expositions on the development and status of their respective research areas. Others outline and explore the challenges as well as the future directions of research for the twenty-first century. The focus of the papers in this volume is mainly on Lie algebras, quantum groups, vertex operator algebras and their applications to number theory, combinatorics and conformal field theory. This book is useful for graduate students and researchers in mathematics and mathematical physics who want to be introduced to different areas of current research or explore the frontiers of research in the areas mentioned above.
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The Israel Gohberg Memorial Volume

Author: Harry Dym,Marinus A. Kaashoek,Peter Lancaster,Heinz Langer,Leonid Lerer

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3034802218

Category: Mathematics

Page: 642

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This book is dedicated to the memory of Israel Gohberg (1928–2009) – one of the great mathematicians of our time – who inspired innumerable fellow mathematicians and directed many students. The volume reflects the wide spectrum of Gohberg’s mathematical interests. It consists of more than 25 invited and peer-reviewed original research papers written by his former students, co-authors and friends. Included are contributions to single and multivariable operator theory, commutative and non-commutative Banach algebra theory, the theory of matrix polynomials and analytic vector-valued functions, several variable complex function theory, and the theory of structured matrices and operators. Also treated are canonical differential systems, interpolation, completion and extension problems, numerical linear algebra and mathematical systems theory.
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Author: Joseph A. Ball

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783764370671

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 595

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Many developments on the cutting edge of research in operator theory and its applications, and related areas of mathematics, are reflected in this collection of original and review articles. Particular emphasis lies on the applications of operator theory to basic problems in distributed parameter systems, mathematical physics, wavelets, and numerical analysis.Review articles include a report on recent achievements and future directions of research in the area of operator theory and its diverse applications.The intended audience is researchers and graduate students in mathematics, physics, and electrical engineering.
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With Applications to Rigorous Quantum Field Theory

Author: József Lörinczi,Fumio Hiroshima,Volker Betz

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110203731

Category: Mathematics

Page: 516

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This monograph offers a state-of-the-art mathematical account of functional integration methods in the context of self-adjoint operators and semigroups using the concepts and tools of modern stochastic analysis. These ideas are then applied principally to a rigorous treatment of some fundamental models of quantum field theory. In this self-contained presentation of the material both beginners and experts are addressed, while putting emphasis on the interdisciplinary character of the subject.
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proceedings of a conference, November 10-17, 1983

Author: James Lepowsky,Stanley Mandelstam,Isadore Manuel Singer,Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (Berkeley, Calif.)

Publisher: Springer Verlag

ISBN: 9780387961217

Category: Mathematics

Page: 482

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Author: Jean-Louis Loday,Bruno Vallette

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642303625

Category: Mathematics

Page: 636

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In many areas of mathematics some “higher operations” are arising. These havebecome so important that several research projects refer to such expressions. Higher operationsform new types of algebras. The key to understanding and comparing them, to creating invariants of their action is operad theory. This is a point of view that is 40 years old in algebraic topology, but the new trend is its appearance in several other areas, such as algebraic geometry, mathematical physics, differential geometry, and combinatorics. The present volume is the first comprehensive and systematic approach to algebraic operads. An operad is an algebraic device that serves to study all kinds of algebras (associative, commutative, Lie, Poisson, A-infinity, etc.) from a conceptual point of view. The book presents this topic with an emphasis on Koszul duality theory. After a modern treatment of Koszul duality for associative algebras, the theory is extended to operads. Applications to homotopy algebra are given, for instance the Homotopy Transfer Theorem. Although the necessary notions of algebra are recalled, readers are expected to be familiar with elementary homological algebra. Each chapter ends with a helpful summary and exercises. A full chapter is devoted to examples, and numerous figures are included. After a low-level chapter on Algebra, accessible to (advanced) undergraduate students, the level increases gradually through the book. However, the authors have done their best to make it suitable for graduate students: three appendices review the basic results needed in order to understand the various chapters. Since higher algebra is becoming essential in several research areas like deformation theory, algebraic geometry, representation theory, differential geometry, algebraic combinatorics, and mathematical physics, the book can also be used as a reference work by researchers.
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Generalizations and Applications

Author: Daniel Alpay,Israel Gohberg

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3764374314

Category: Mathematics

Page: 274

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Thisvolumeofthe Operator Theory: Advances and Applications series (OTAA) isthe ?rst volume of a new subseries. This subseries is dedicated to connections between the theory of linear operators and the mathematical theory of linear systems and is named Linear Operators and Linear Systems (LOLS).Asthe- isting subseries Advances in Partial Di?erential Equations (ADPE), the new s- series will continue the traditions of the OTAA series and keep the high quality of the volumes. The editors of the new subseries are: Daniel Alpay (Beer–Sheva, - rael), Joseph Ball (Blacksburg, Virginia, USA) and Andr ́ ́ e Ran (Amsterdam, The Netherlands). In the last 25–30 years, Mathematical System Theory developed in an ess- tial way. A large part of this development was connected with the use of the state space method. Let us mention for instance the “theory of H control”. The state ? space method allowed to introduce in system theory the modern tools of matrix and operator theory. On the other hand the state space approach had an imp- tant impact on Algebra, Analysis and Operator Theory. In particular it allowed to solve explicitly some problems from interpolation theory, theory of convolution equations, inverse problems for canonical di?erential equations and their discrete analogs. All these directions are planned to be present in the subseries LOLS. The editors and the publisher are inviting authors to submit their manuscripts for publication in this subseries.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464964920

Category: Mathematics

Page: 862

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Issues in General and Specialized Mathematics Research: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about General and Specialized Mathematics Research. The editors have built Issues in General and Specialized Mathematics Research: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about General and Specialized Mathematics Research in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in General and Specialized Mathematics Research: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
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