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1. CMB Online first
Property T and Amenable Transformation Group $C^*$-algebras It is well known that a discrete group which is both amenable and
has Kazhdan's Property T must be finite. In this note we generalize
the above statement to the case of transformation groups. We show
that if $G$ is a discrete amenable group acting on a compact
Hausdorff space $X$, then the transformation group $C^*$-algebra
$C^*(X, G)$ has Property T if and only if both $X$ and $G$ are finite. Our
approach does not rely on the use of tracial states on $C^*(X, G)$.
Keywords:Property T, $C^*$-algebras, transformation group, amenable Categories:46L55, 46L05 |
2. CMB 2012 (vol 57 pp. 37)
Character Amenability of Lipschitz Algebras Let ${\mathcal X}$ be a locally compact metric space and let
${\mathcal A}$ be any of the Lipschitz algebras
${\operatorname{Lip}_{\alpha}{\mathcal X}}$, ${\operatorname{lip}_{\alpha}{\mathcal X}}$ or
${\operatorname{lip}_{\alpha}^0{\mathcal X}}$. In this paper, we show, as a
consequence of rather more general results on Banach algebras,
that ${\mathcal A}$ is $C$-character amenable if and only if
${\mathcal X}$ is uniformly discrete.
Keywords:character amenable, character contractible, Lipschitz algebras, spectrum Categories:43A07, 46H05, 46J10 |
3. CMB 2003 (vol 46 pp. 632)
The Operator Amenability of Uniform Algebras We prove a quantized version of a theorem by M.~V.~She\u{\i}nberg:
A uniform algebra equipped with its canonical, {\it i.e.}, minimal,
operator space structure is operator amenable if and only if it is
a commutative $C^\ast$-algebra.
Keywords:uniform algebras, amenable Banach algebras, operator amenability, minimal, operator space Categories:46H20, 46H25, 46J10, 46J40, 47L25 |