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Thursday, July 30, 2015 — 4:00 PM EDT

Richard Mack, Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

"Dual spaces and von Neumann Algebras"

A canonical construction in Linear Algebra is that of the dual space.
In this talk, we consider two questions:
When is a Banach space a dual space?
When is there only one possible predual?

Examples will be presented illustrating that these are not trivial questions, and a major theorem (Sakai's) will be presented giving a broad class of examples for the second question.

Location 
M3 3103


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