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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
Lectures32.00
Exercises16.00
Preparation98.00
Project work60.00

Sum206.00


Content
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.

Lecturers
Mikael Rørdam & Magdalena Elena Musat

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