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2003 Spring Central Section Meeting
Bloomington, IN, April 46, 2003
Meeting #985
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Operator Algebras and Free Probability

Saturday April 5, 2003, 8:30 a.m.11:10 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras and Free Probability, I
Room 215, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Hari Bercovici, Indiana University bercovic@indiana.edu
Marius Dadarlat, Purdue University mdd@math.purdue.edu

8:30 a.m.
Connes' Embedding Problem, Lance's WEP and the Noncommutative StoneWeierstrass Problem.
Nate Brown*, Penn State University
(9854661)

9:30 a.m.
Invariant subspaces for operators modeled by certain upper triangular random matrices.
Ken Dykema*, Texas A&M University
Uffe Haagerup, University of Southern Denmark
(98547231)

10:30 a.m.
On Voiculescu's nonmicrostates free entropy.
Dimitri Y Shlyakhtenko*, UCLA
(98546151)

Saturday April 5, 2003, 3:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras and Free Probability, II
Room 215, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Hari Bercovici, Indiana University bercovic@indiana.edu
Marius Dadarlat, Purdue University mdd@math.purdue.edu

4:00 p.m.
Noncommutative $L_p$ spaces and their operator space structures.
ZhongJin Ruan*, University of Illinois
(98546207)

4:30 p.m.
On free semigroupoid algebras.
David W. Kribs*, Purdue University
(9854748)

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras and Free Probability, III
Room 215, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Hari Bercovici, Indiana University bercovic@indiana.edu
Marius Dadarlat, Purdue University mdd@math.purdue.edu

9:00 a.m.
Remarks on projections in C*algebras.
Lawrence G. Brown*, Purdue University
(98546298)

10:00 a.m.
Some quantitative results on the spectrum of almost Mathieu operators.
Florin P Boca*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
Alexandru Zaharescu, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(98547169)

11:00 a.m.
A Majorization Theory for Infinite Sequences Arising From Traces, Ideals, Arithmetic Means and Commutators.
Gary Weiss*, University of Cincinnati
Victor Kaftal, University of Cincinnati
(98547233)

12:00 p.m.
Ktheory of Certain C*algebras associated with free products of cyclic groups.
Shuang Zhang*, University of Cincinnati
Wojciech Szymanski, University of Newcastle
(98546196)
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