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Linear combinations of projections in von Neumann algebras

Authors: Stanisław Goldstein and Adam Paszkiewicz
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 116 (1992), 175-183
MSC: Primary 46L10; Secondary 47D25
MathSciNet review: 1094501
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Abstract: Any operator in a von Neumann algebra is a linear combination of a finite number of projections from the algebra with coefficients from the center of the algebra. Those von Neumann algebras that are the complex linear span of their projections are identified.

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