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The death of an index theorem

Authors: Manuel Gonzales and Robin Harte
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 108 (1990), 151-156
MSC: Primary 47A53
MathSciNet review: 1024261
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Abstract: If the "index theorem" for Fredholm operators sometimes hold in the absence of an index [4], then also it sometimes fails in the presence of and index.

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