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# Weak Convergence Is Not Strong Convergence For Amenable Groups

Let $G$ be an infinite discrete amenable group or a non-discrete amenable group. It is shown how to construct a net $(f_\alpha)$ of positive, normalized functions in $L_1(G)$ such that the net converges weak* to invariance but does not converge strongly to invariance. The solution of certain linear equations determined by colorings of the Cayley graphs of the group are central to this construction.