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Title Group representations, ergodic theory, and mathematical physics : a tribute to George W. Mackey : AMS special session honoring the memory of George W. Mackey, January 7-8, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana / Robert S. Doran, Calvin C. Moore, Robert J. Zimmer, editors
Published Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, ©2008
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 446 pages) : illustrations
Series Contemporary mathematics ; 449
Contemporary mathematics (American Mathematical Society) ; v. 449
Contents George Mackey 1916-2006 / Robert S. Doran and Arlan Ramsay -- Decay to zero of matrix coefficients at adjoint infinity / Scot Adams -- Induced representations, intertwining operators and transfer / James Arthur -- MASA's and certain type I closed faces of $Ĉ*$-algebras / Lawrence G. Brown -- A duality approach to representations of Baumslag-Solitar groups / Dorin Ervin Dutkay and Palle E.T. Jorgensen -- The Mackey machine for crossed products: inducing primitive ideals / Siegfried Echterhoff and Dana P. Williams -- Classifying the unclassifiables / Edward G. Effros -- The Mackey analogy and $K$-theory / Nigel Higson -- Some recent applications of induced representations / Roger E. Howe -- Groupoid methods in wavelet analysis / Marius Ionescu and Paul S. Muhly -- Quantum theory and relativity / Arthur Jaffe -- Thoughts about George Mackey and his imprimitivity theorem / A.A. Kirillov -- Virtual groups 45 years later / Calvin C. Moore -- Spherical characters: the supercuspidal case / Fiona Murnaghan -- Representation theory, Radon transform and the heat equation on a Riemannian symmetric space / Gestur Ólafsson and Henrik Schlichtkrull -- Projective representations and the Mackey obstruction -- a survey / Judith A. Packer -- Virtual groups for group representations / Arlan Ramsay -- A global view of equivariant vector bundles and Dirac operators on some compact homogeneous spaces / Marc A. Rieffel -- George Mackey and his work on representation theory and foundations of physics / V.S. Varadarajan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
Subject Ergodic theory -- Congresses.
Mathematical physics -- Congresses.
Representations of groups -- Congresses.
Ergodic theory.
Mathematical physics.
Representations of groups.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Doran, Robert S., 1937-
Mackey, George W. (George Whitelaw), 1916-2006.
Moore, C. C. (Calvin C.), 1936-
Zimmer, Robert J., 1947-
ISBN 0821857789
0821881280
9780821857786
9780821881286