Spectral theory and quotients in Von Neumann algebras

  • Graeme West Department of Mathematics, University of the Witwatersrand, 2050 WITS, South Africa; current address: Price Risk, Investec Bank, PO Box 785700, Sandton, 2146, South Africa
Keywords: von Neumann algebra, functional calculus, spectral theory, quotient algebras

Abstract

In this note we consider to what extent the functional calculus and the spectral theory in von Neumann algebras are preserved by the taking of quotients relative to two-sided ideals of the von Neumann algebra.

Keywords:von Neumann algebra, functional calculus, spectral theory, quotient algebras

Quaestiones Mathematicae 23(2000), 219–225
Published
2006-11-27
Section
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