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Topics in Operator Algebras
Provider: Faculty of Science

Activity no.: 5582-20-07-31There are 49 available seats 
Enrollment deadline: 11/11/2020
PlaceDepartment of Mathematical Sciences
Universitetsparken 5, 2100 København Ø
Date and time16.11.2020, at: 08:00 - 29.01.2021, at: 16:00
Regular seats50
ECTS credits7.50
Contact personNina Weisse    E-mail address: weisse@math.ku.dk
Enrolment Handling/Course OrganiserMagdalena Elena Musat    E-mail address: musat@math.ku.dk
Written languageEnglish
Teaching languageEnglish
Semester/BlockBlock 2
Scheme groupA (Tues 8-12 + Thurs 8-17)
Exam formContinuous assessment
Exam formContinuous assessment
Exam detailsThere will be given 3 assignments, each of which has to be passed.
Grading scalePassed / Not passed
Course workload
Course workload categoryHours
Project work60.00


We will cover various topics in operator algebras, with the precise content depending on the interests of the participants, for example

- Dynamical systems and crossed products
- Groups, groupoids and their C*-algebras
- Graph C*-algebras
- K-theory and classification
- von Neumann algebras
- Operator algebras and applications to quantum information theory

Learning outcome
Knowledge: To display knowledge of the course topics and content.

Skills: To be able to use the acquired knowledge to read and understand current research papers.

Competences: The student should be able to apply the theory to solve problems of moderate difficulty within the topics of the course.

Teaching and learning methods
4 hours of lectures and 2 hours of exercises per week for 8 weeks.

Mikael Rørdam & Magdalena Elena Musat

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