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Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society
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Continuity of linear fractional transformations on an operator algebra


Author: J. William Helton
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (1973), 217-218
MSC: Primary 46L15; Secondary 47A99
MathSciNet review: 0324437
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Abstract: An operator coefficient linear fractional automorphism $ \mathcal{F}$ on the unit ball of operators is continuous in the weak operator topology if and only if $ \mathcal{F}(0)$ is compact.


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  • [1] M. G. Kreĭn, A new application of the fixed-point principle in the theory of operators in a space with indefinite metric, Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR 154 (1964), 1023–1026 (Russian). MR 0169059 (29 #6314)

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1973-0324437-8
PII: S 0002-9939(1973)0324437-8
Article copyright: © Copyright 1973 American Mathematical Society