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On the von Neumann algebra of an ergodic group action

Author: Robert J. Zimmer
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 66 (1977), 289-293
MSC: Primary 28A65
MathSciNet review: 0460599
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Abstract: We give a criterion that an ergodic action be amenable in terms of the operator algebra associated to it by the Murray-von Neumann construction.

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