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$C^\ast$-algebras that are only weakly semiprojective
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We show that the $C^{*}$-algebra of continuous functions on the Cantor set is a weakly semiprojective $C^{*}$-algebra that is not semiprojective.
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  • Terry A. Loring
  • Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131
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  • Received by editor(s): November 19, 1996
  • Received by editor(s) in revised form: February 4, 1997
  • Additional Notes: The research summarized here was supported, in part, by the National Science Foundation, DMS-9531841
  • Communicated by: Palle E. T. Jorgensen
  • © Copyright 1998 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 126 (1998), 2713-2715
  • MSC (1991): Primary 46L05
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  • MathSciNet review: 1443393