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1997 Spring Western Sectional Meeting
Corvallis, OR, April 1920, 1997
Meeting #921
Associate secretaries:
William A Harris, Jr, AMS
wharris@math.usc.edu
Special Session on Operator Algebras

Saturday April 19, 1997, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras, I
Room 111, Strand Agricultural Hall
Organizers:
Huaxin Lin, University of Oregon hlin@bright.uoregon.edu
Christopher Phillips, University of Oregon phillips@bright.uoregon.edu

9:00 a.m.
Applications of Voiculescu's Free Entropy
Liming Ge*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(9214622)

9:30 a.m.
An application of the free entropy: the primality of subfactors of finite index in the interpolated free group factors
Marius B Stefan*, The University of Iowa
(9214745)

10:00 a.m.
Unbounded Fredholm modules and spectral flow
John Phillips*, University of Victoria
Alan Carey, University of Adelaide, SA, Australia
(92119145)

10:30 a.m.
2Hilbert spaces and representation theory
John C. Baez*, University of California, Riverside
(9214350)

Saturday April 19, 1997, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras, II
Room 111, Strand Agricultural Hall
Organizers:
Huaxin Lin, University of Oregon hlin@bright.uoregon.edu
Christopher Phillips, University of Oregon phillips@bright.uoregon.edu

3:00 p.m.
Characteristic Square of a Factor and Cocycle Conjugacy of Group Actions
Masamichi Takesaki*, UCLA
(92146160)

3:30 p.m.
New results in the theory of quantum dynamical semigroups
William Arveson*, University of California, Berkeley
(92146176)

4:00 p.m.
Generalized solenoids and C*algebras
Valentin Deaconu*, University of Nevada, Reno
(92146179)

4:30 p.m.
Toeplitz algebras associated with endomorphims
Mahmood Khoshkam*, University of Saskatchewan
(9214628)

5:00 p.m.
Asymptotic Range for cocycles of groupoid C*algebras
Belisario A. Ventura*, California State University, San Bernardino
(92146178)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion

Sunday April 20, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras, III
Room 111, Strand Agricultural Hall
Organizers:
Huaxin Lin, University of Oregon hlin@bright.uoregon.edu
Christopher Phillips, University of Oregon phillips@bright.uoregon.edu

8:00 a.m.
Subfactors and Partially Commuting Squares
Peter T Akemann*, University of California, Berkeley
(92146126)

8:30 a.m.
$C^*$algebra generated by orthogonal projections
Nikolai Vasilevski*, Departamento de Matematicas, CINVESTAV del I.P.N., Mexico
(9214618)

9:00 a.m.
Computing $K$theory contingencies to stable relations
Terry A Loring*, University of New Mexico
Soren Eilers, University of Copenhagen
(9214655)

9:30 a.m.
Hilbert modules with involution
Nik Weaver*, UCLA/Washington U
(9214635)

10:00 a.m.
Spectral invariance of stabilizations of dense subalgebrasof C*algebras
Larry B. Schweitzer*,
(92146177)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

Sunday April 20, 1997, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras, IV
Room 111, Strand Agricultural Hall
Organizers:
Huaxin Lin, University of Oregon hlin@bright.uoregon.edu
Christopher Phillips, University of Oregon phillips@bright.uoregon.edu

3:00 p.m.
A noncommutative nnomial formula
Carla Emilia Farsi*, University of Colorado
(9214696)

3:30 p.m.
Rieffel's trace formula and theta functions
Samuel G. Walters*, University of Northern British Columbia
(9214679)

4:00 p.m.
Ktheory for translation algebras and its applications
Guoliang Yu*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(9211934)

4:30 p.m.
Kirillov Theory and Transformation Group C*Algebras
Jeffrey S Fox*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(92122147)
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