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Christ, Michael; Rieffel, Marc A.
Nilpotent group C*-algebras as compact quantum metric spaces
Let $\mathbb{L}$ be a length function on a group $G$, and let $M_\mathbb{L}$ denote the operator of pointwise multiplication by $\mathbb{L}$ on $\lt(G)$. Following Connes, $M_\mathbb{L}$ can be used as a ``Dirac'' operator for the reduced group C*-algebra $C_r^*(G)$. It defines a Lipschitz seminorm on $C_r^*(G)$, which defines a metric on the state space of $C_r^*(G)$. We show that for any length function satisfying a strong form of polynomial growth on a discrete group, the topology from this metric coincides with the weak-$*$ topology (a key property for the definition of a ``compact quantum metric space''). In particular, this holds for all word-length functions on finitely generated nilpotent-by-finite groups.

Keywords:group C*-algebra, Dirac operator, quantum metric space, discrete nilpotent group, polynomial growth
Categories:46L87, 20F65, 22D15, 53C23, 58B34

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Oubbi, Lahbib
On Ulam stability of a functional equation in Banach modules
Let $X$ and $Y$ be Banach spaces and $f : X \to Y$ an odd mapping. For any rational number $r \ne 2$, C. Baak, D. H. Boo, and Th. M. Rassias have proved the Hyers-Ulam stability of the following functional equation: \begin{align*} r f \left(\frac{\sum_{j=1}^d x_j}{r} \right) & + \sum_{\substack{i(j) \in \{0,1\} \\ \sum_{j=1}^d i(j)=\ell}} r f \left( \frac{\sum_{j=1}^d (-1)^{i(j)}x_j}{r} \right) = (C^\ell_{d-1} - C^{\ell -1}_{d-1} + 1) \sum_{j=1}^d f(x_j) \end{align*} where $d$ and $\ell$ are positive integers so that $1 \lt \ell \lt \frac{d}{2}$, and $C^p_q := \frac{q!}{(q-p)!p!}$, $p, q \in \mathbb{N}$ with $p \le q$. In this note we solve this equation for arbitrary nonzero scalar $r$ and show that it is actually Hyers-Ulam stable. We thus extend and generalize Baak et al.'s result. Different questions concerning the *-homomorphisms and the multipliers between C*-algebras are also considered.

Keywords:linear functional equation, Hyers-Ulam stability, Banach modules, C*-algebra homomorphisms.
Categories:39A30, 39B10, 39A06, 46Hxx

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Ghanei, Mohammad Reza; Nasr-Isfahani, Rasoul; Nemati, Mehdi
A homological property and Arens regularity of locally compact quantum groups
We characterize two important notions of amenability and compactness of a locally compact quantum group ${\mathbb G}$ in terms of certain homological properties. For this, we show that ${\mathbb G}$ is character amenable if and only if it is both amenable and co-amenable. We finally apply our results to Arens regularity problems of the quantum group algebra $L^1({\mathbb G})$; in particular, we improve an interesting result by Hu, Neufang and Ruan.

Keywords:amenability, Arens regularity, co-amenability, locally compact quantum group, homological property
Categories:46L89, 43A07, 46H20, 46M10, 58B32

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Liu, Feng; Wu, Huoxiong
Endpoint Regularity of Multisublinear Fractional Maximal Functions
In this paper we investigate the endpoint regularity properties of the multisublinear fractional maximal operators, which include the multisublinear Hardy-Littlewood maximal operator. We obtain some new bounds for the derivative of the one-dimensional multisublinear fractional maximal operators acting on vector-valued function $\vec{f}=(f_1,\dots,f_m)$ with all $f_j$ being $BV$-functions.

Keywords:multisublinear fractional maximal operators, Sobolev spaces, bounded variation
Categories:42B25, 46E35

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Mihăilescu, Mihai; Moroşanu, Gheorghe
Eigenvalues of $-\Delta_p -\Delta_q$ under Neumann boundary condition
The eigenvalue problem $-\Delta_p u-\Delta_q u=\lambda|u|^{q-2}u$ with $p\in(1,\infty)$, $q\in(2,\infty)$, $p\neq q$ subject to the corresponding homogeneous Neumann boundary condition is investigated on a bounded open set with smooth boundary from $\mathbb{R}^N$ with $N\geq 2$. A careful analysis of this problem leads us to a complete description of the set of eigenvalues as being a precise interval $(\lambda_1, +\infty )$ plus an isolated point $\lambda =0$. This comprehensive result is strongly related to our framework which is complementary to the well-known case $p=q\neq 2$ for which a full description of the set of eigenvalues is still unavailable.

Keywords:eigenvalue problem, Sobolev space, Nehari manifold, variational methods
Categories:35J60, 35J92, 46E30, 49R05

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García-Pacheco, Francisco Javier; Hill, Justin R.
Geometric characterizations of Hilbert spaces
We study some geometric properties related to the set $\Pi_X:= \{ (x,x^* )\in\mathsf{S}_X\times \mathsf{S}_{X^*}:x^* (x )=1 \}$ obtaining two characterizations of Hilbert spaces in the category of Banach spaces. We also compute the distance of a generic element $ (h,k )\in H\oplus_2 H$ to $\Pi_H$ for $H$ a Hilbert space.

Keywords:Hilbert space, extreme point, smooth, $\mathsf{L}^2$-summands
Categories:46B20, 46C05

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wang, jianfei
The Carleson measure problem between analytic Morrey spaces
The purpose of this paper is to characterize positive measure $\mu$ on the unit disk such that the analytic Morrey space $\mathcal{AL}_{p,\eta}$ is boundedly and compactly embedded to the tent space $\mathcal{T}_{q,1-\frac{q}{p}(1-\eta)}^{\infty}(\mu)$ for the case $1\leq q\leq p\lt \infty$ respectively. As an application, these results are used to establish the boundedness and compactness of integral operators and multipliers between analytic Morrey spaces.

Keywords:Morrey space, Carleson measure problem, boundedness, compactness
Categories:30H35, 28A12, 47B38, 46E15

8. CMB 2016 (vol 59 pp. 320)

Ino, Shoji
Perturbations of Von Neumann Subalgebras with Finite Index
In this paper, we study uniform perturbations of von Neumann subalgebras of a von Neumann algebra. Let $M$ and $N$ be von Neumann subalgebras of a von Neumann algebra with finite probabilistic index in the sense of Pimsner-Popa. If $M$ and $N$ are sufficiently close, then $M$ and $N$ are unitarily equivalent. The implementing unitary can be chosen as being close to the identity.

Keywords:von Neumann algebras, perturbations
Categories:46L10, 46L37

9. CMB 2015 (vol 59 pp. 435)

Yao, Hongliang
On Extensions of Stably Finite C*-algebras (II)
For any $C^*$-algebra $A$ with an approximate unit of projections, there is a smallest ideal $I$ of $A$ such that the quotient $A/I$ is stably finite. In this paper, a sufficient and necessary condition is obtained for an ideal of a $C^*$-algebra with real rank zero is this smallest ideal by $K$-theory.

Keywords:extension, stably finite C*-algebra, index map
Categories:46L05, 46L80

10. CMB 2015 (vol 59 pp. 104)

He, Ziyi; Yang, Dachun; Yuan, Wen
Littlewood-Paley Characterizations of Second-Order Sobolev Spaces via Averages on Balls
In this paper, the authors characterize second-order Sobolev spaces $W^{2,p}({\mathbb R}^n)$, with $p\in [2,\infty)$ and $n\in\mathbb N$ or $p\in (1,2)$ and $n\in\{1,2,3\}$, via the Lusin area function and the Littlewood-Paley $g_\lambda^\ast$-function in terms of ball means.

Keywords:Sobolev space, ball means, Lusin-area function, $g_\lambda^*$-function
Categories:46E35, 42B25, 42B20, 42B35

11. CMB 2015 (vol 58 pp. 846)

Sundar, S.
A Computation with the Connes-Thom Isomorphism
Let $A \in M_{n}(\mathbb{R})$ be an invertible matrix. Consider the semi-direct product $\mathbb{R}^{n} \rtimes \mathbb{Z}$ where the action of $\mathbb{Z}$ on $\mathbb{R}^{n}$ is induced by the left multiplication by $A$. Let $(\alpha,\tau)$ be a strongly continuous action of $\mathbb{R}^{n} \rtimes \mathbb{Z}$ on a $C^{*}$-algebra $B$ where $\alpha$ is a strongly continuous action of $\mathbb{R}^{n}$ and $\tau$ is an automorphism. The map $\tau$ induces a map $\widetilde{\tau}$ on $B \rtimes_{\alpha} \mathbb{R}^{n}$. We show that, at the $K$-theory level, $\tau$ commutes with the Connes-Thom map if $\det(A)\gt 0$ and anticommutes if $\det(A)\lt 0$. As an application, we recompute the $K$-groups of the Cuntz-Li algebra associated to an integer dilation matrix.

Keywords:K-theory, Connes-Thom isomorphism, Cuntz-Li algebras
Categories:46L80, 58B34

12. CMB 2015 (vol 59 pp. 204)

Spektor, Susanna
Restricted Khinchine Inequality
We prove a Khintchine type inequality under the assumption that the sum of Rademacher random variables equals zero. We also show a new tail-bound for a hypergeometric random variable.

Keywords:Khintchine inequality, Kahane inequality, Rademacher random variables, hypergeometric distribution.
Categories:46B06, 60E15, 52A23, 46B09

13. CMB 2015 (vol 59 pp. 95)

Gonçalves, Daniel; Li, Hui; Royer, Danilo
Faithful Representations of Graph Algebras via Branching Systems
We continue to investigate branching systems of directed graphs and their connections with graph algebras. We give a sufficient condition under which the representation induced from a branching system of a directed graph is faithful and construct a large class of branching systems that satisfy this condition. We finish the paper by providing a proof of the converse of the Cuntz-Krieger uniqueness theorem for graph algebras by means of branching systems.

Keywords:C*-algebra, graph algebra, Leavitt path algebra, branching system, representation
Categories:46L05, 37A55

14. CMB 2015 (vol 59 pp. 3)

Alfuraidan, Monther Rashed
The Contraction Principle for Multivalued Mappings on a Modular Metric Space with a Graph
We study the existence of fixed points for contraction multivalued mappings in modular metric spaces endowed with a graph. The notion of a modular metric on an arbitrary set and the corresponding modular spaces, generalizing classical modulars over linear spaces like Orlicz spaces, were recently introduced. This paper can be seen as a generalization of Nadler's and Edelstein's fixed point theorems to modular metric spaces endowed with a graph.

Keywords:fixed point theory, modular metric spaces, multivalued contraction mapping, connected digraph.
Categories:47H09, 46B20, 47H10, 47E10

15. CMB 2015 (vol 58 pp. 757)

Han, Yanchang
Embedding Theorem for Inhomogeneous Besov and Triebel-Lizorkin Spaces on RD-spaces
In this article we prove the embedding theorem for inhomogeneous Besov and Triebel-Lizorkin spaces on RD-spaces. The crucial idea is to use the geometric density condition on the measure.

Keywords:spaces of homogeneous type, test function space, distributions, Calderón reproducing formula, Besov and Triebel-Lizorkin spaces, embedding
Categories:42B25, 46F05, 46E35

16. CMB 2015 (vol 58 pp. 459)

Casini, Emanuele; Miglierina, Enrico; Piasecki, Lukasz
Hyperplanes in the Space of Convergent Sequences and Preduals of $\ell_1$
The main aim of the present paper is to investigate various structural properties of hyperplanes of $c$, the Banach space of the convergent sequences. In particular, we give an explicit formula for the projection constants and we prove that an hyperplane of $c$ is isometric to the whole space if and only if it is $1$-complemented. Moreover, we obtain the classification of those hyperplanes for which their duals are isometric to $\ell_{1}$ and we give a complete description of the preduals of $\ell_{1}$ under the assumption that the standard basis of $\ell_{1}$ is weak$^{*}$-convergent.

Keywords:space of convergent sequences, projection, $\ell_1$-predual, hyperplane
Categories:46B45, 46B04

17. CMB 2015 (vol 58 pp. 402)

Tikuisis, Aaron Peter; Toms, Andrew
On the Structure of Cuntz Semigroups in (Possibly) Nonunital C*-algebras
We examine the ranks of operators in semi-finite $\mathrm{C}^*$-algebras as measured by their densely defined lower semicontinuous traces. We first prove that a unital simple $\mathrm{C}^*$-algebra whose extreme tracial boundary is nonempty and finite contains positive operators of every possible rank, independent of the property of strict comparison. We then turn to nonunital simple algebras and establish criteria that imply that the Cuntz semigroup is recovered functorially from the Murray-von Neumann semigroup and the space of densely defined lower semicontinuous traces. Finally, we prove that these criteria are satisfied by not-necessarily-unital approximately subhomogeneous algebras of slow dimension growth. Combined with results of the first-named author, this shows that slow dimension growth coincides with $\mathcal Z$-stability, for approximately subhomogeneous algebras.

Keywords:nuclear C*-algebras, Cuntz semigroup, dimension functions, stably projectionless C*-algebras, approximately subhomogeneous C*-algebras, slow dimension growth
Categories:46L35, 46L05, 46L80, 47L40, 46L85

18. CMB 2015 (vol 58 pp. 350)

Merino-Cruz, Héctor; Wawrzynczyk, Antoni
On Closed Ideals in a Certain Class of Algebras of Holomorphic Functions
We recently introduced a weighted Banach algebra $\mathfrak{A}_G^n$ of functions which are holomorphic on the unit disc $\mathbb{D}$, continuous up to the boundary and of the class $C^{(n)}$ at all points where the function $G$ does not vanish. Here, $G$ refers to a function of the disc algebra without zeros on $\mathbb{D}$. Then we proved that all closed ideals in $\mathfrak{A}_G^n$ with at most countable hull are standard. In the present paper, on the assumption that $G$ is an outer function in $C^{(n)}(\overline{\mathbb{D}})$ having infinite roots in $\mathfrak{A}_G^n$ and countable zero set $h(G)$, we show that all the closed ideals $I$ with hull containing $h(G)$ are standard.

Keywords:Banach algebra, disc algebra, holomorphic spaces, standard ideal
Categories:46J15, 46J20, 30H50

19. CMB 2015 (vol 58 pp. 374)

Szabó, Gábor
A Short Note on the Continuous Rokhlin Property and the Universal Coefficient Theorem in $E$-Theory
Let $G$ be a metrizable compact group, $A$ a separable $\mathrm{C}^*$-algebra and $\alpha\colon G\to\operatorname{Aut}(A)$ a strongly continuous action. Provided that $\alpha$ satisfies the continuous Rokhlin property, we show that the property of satisfying the UCT in $E$-theory passes from $A$ to the crossed product $\mathrm{C}^*$-algebra $A\rtimes_\alpha G$ and the fixed point algebra $A^\alpha$. This extends a similar result by Gardella for $KK$-theory in the case of unital $\mathrm{C}^*$-algebras, but with a shorter and less technical proof. For circle actions on separable, unital $\mathrm{C}^*$-algebras with the continuous Rokhlin property, we establish a connection between the $E$-theory equivalence class of $A$ and that of its fixed point algebra $A^\alpha$.

Keywords:Rokhlin property, UCT, KK-theory, E-theory, circle actions
Categories:46L55, 19K35

20. CMB 2015 (vol 58 pp. 808)

Liu, Feng; Wu, Huoxiong
On the Regularity of the Multisublinear Maximal Functions
This paper is concerned with the study of the regularity for the multisublinear maximal operator. It is proved that the multisublinear maximal operator is bounded on first-order Sobolev spaces. Moreover, two key point-wise inequalities for the partial derivatives of the multisublinear maximal functions are established. As an application, the quasi-continuity on the multisublinear maximal function is also obtained.

Keywords:regularity, multisublinear maximal operator, Sobolev spaces, partial deviative, quasicontinuity
Categories:42B25, 46E35

21. CMB 2015 (vol 58 pp. 241)

Botelho, Fernanda
Isometries and Hermitian Operators on Zygmund Spaces
In this paper we characterize the isometries of subspaces of the little Zygmund space. We show that the isometries of these spaces are surjective and represented as integral operators. We also show that all hermitian operators on these settings are bounded.

Keywords:Zygmund spaces, the little Zygmund space, Hermitian operators, surjective linear isometries, generators of one-parameter groups of surjective isometries
Categories:46E15, 47B15, 47B38

22. CMB 2014 (vol 58 pp. 432)

Yang, Dachun; Yang, Sibei
Second-order Riesz Transforms and Maximal Inequalities Associated with Magnetic Schrödinger Operators
Let $A:=-(\nabla-i\vec{a})\cdot(\nabla-i\vec{a})+V$ be a magnetic Schrödinger operator on $\mathbb{R}^n$, where $\vec{a}:=(a_1,\dots, a_n)\in L^2_{\mathrm{loc}}(\mathbb{R}^n,\mathbb{R}^n)$ and $0\le V\in L^1_{\mathrm{loc}}(\mathbb{R}^n)$ satisfy some reverse Hölder conditions. Let $\varphi\colon \mathbb{R}^n\times[0,\infty)\to[0,\infty)$ be such that $\varphi(x,\cdot)$ for any given $x\in\mathbb{R}^n$ is an Orlicz function, $\varphi(\cdot,t)\in {\mathbb A}_{\infty}(\mathbb{R}^n)$ for all $t\in (0,\infty)$ (the class of uniformly Muckenhoupt weights) and its uniformly critical upper type index $I(\varphi)\in(0,1]$. In this article, the authors prove that second-order Riesz transforms $VA^{-1}$ and $(\nabla-i\vec{a})^2A^{-1}$ are bounded from the Musielak-Orlicz-Hardy space $H_{\varphi,\,A}(\mathbb{R}^n)$, associated with $A$, to the Musielak-Orlicz space $L^{\varphi}(\mathbb{R}^n)$. Moreover, the authors establish the boundedness of $VA^{-1}$ on $H_{\varphi, A}(\mathbb{R}^n)$. As applications, some maximal inequalities associated with $A$ in the scale of $H_{\varphi, A}(\mathbb{R}^n)$ are obtained.

Keywords:Musielak-Orlicz-Hardy space, magnetic Schrödinger operator, atom, second-order Riesz transform, maximal inequality
Categories:42B30, 42B35, 42B25, 35J10, 42B37, 46E30

23. CMB 2014 (vol 58 pp. 51)

De Nitties, Giuseppe; Schulz-Baldes, Hermann
Spectral Flows of Dilations of Fredholm Operators
Given an essentially unitary contraction and an arbitrary unitary dilation of it, there is a naturally associated spectral flow which is shown to be equal to the index of the operator. This result is interpreted in terms of the $K$-theory of an associated mapping cone. It is then extended to connect $\mathbb{Z}_2$ indices of odd symmetric Fredholm operators to a $\mathbb{Z}_2$-valued spectral flow.

Keywords:spectral flow, Fredholm operators, Z2 indices
Categories:19K56, 46L80

24. CMB 2014 (vol 58 pp. 150)

Ostrovskii, Mikhail I.
Connections Between Metric Characterizations of Superreflexivity and the Radon-Nikodý Property for Dual Banach Spaces
Johnson and Schechtman (2009) characterized superreflexivity in terms of finite diamond graphs. The present author characterized the Radon-Nikodým property (RNP) for dual spaces in terms of the infinite diamond. This paper is devoted to further study of relations between metric characterizations of superreflexivity and the RNP for dual spaces. The main result is that finite subsets of any set $M$ whose embeddability characterizes the RNP for dual spaces, characterize superreflexivity. It is also observed that the converse statement does not hold, and that $M=\ell_2$ is a counterexample.

Keywords:Banach space, diamond graph, finite representability, metric characterization, Radon-Nikodým property, superreflexivity
Categories:46B85, 46B07, 46B22

25. CMB 2014 (vol 58 pp. 276)

Johnson, William; Nasseri, Amir Bahman; Schechtman, Gideon; Tkocz, Tomasz
Injective Tauberian Operators on $L_1$ and Operators with Dense Range on $\ell_\infty$
There exist injective Tauberian operators on $L_1(0,1)$ that have dense, nonclosed range. This gives injective, nonsurjective operators on $\ell_\infty$ that have dense range. Consequently, there are two quasi-complementary, noncomplementary subspaces of $\ell_\infty$ that are isometric to $\ell_\infty$.

Keywords:$L_1$, Tauberian operator, $\ell_\infty$
Categories:46E30, 46B08, 47A53
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