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1. CMB 2012 (vol 56 pp. 870)
Note on Kasparov Product of $C^*$-algebra Extensions Using the Dadarlat isomorphism, we give a characterization for the
Kasparov product of $C^*$-algebra extensions. A certain relation
between $KK(A, \mathcal q(B))$ and $KK(A, \mathcal q(\mathcal k B))$ is also considered when
$B$ is not stable and it is proved that $KK(A, \mathcal q(B))$ and
$KK(A, \mathcal q(\mathcal k B))$ are not isomorphic in general.
Keywords:extension, Kasparov product, $KK$-group Category:46L80 |
2. CMB 2011 (vol 56 pp. 337)
Certain Properties of $K_0$-monoids Preserved by Tracial Approximation We show that the following $K_0$-monoid properties of $C^*$-algebras
in the class $\Omega$ are inherited by simple unital $C^*$-algebras in
the class $TA\Omega$: (1) weak comparability, (2) strictly
unperforated, (3) strictly cancellative.
Keywords:$C^*$-algebra, tracial approximation, $K_0$-monoid Categories:46L05, 46L80, 46L35 |
3. CMB 2010 (vol 54 pp. 82)
Lefschetz Numbers for $C^*$-Algebras
Using Poincar\'e duality, we obtain a formula of Lefschetz type
that computes the Lefschetz number of an endomorphism of a separable
nuclear $C^*$-algebra satisfying Poincar\'e duality and the Kunneth
theorem. (The Lefschetz number of an endomorphism is the graded trace
of the induced map on $\textrm{K}$-theory tensored with $\mathbb{C}$, as in the
classical case.) We then examine endomorphisms of Cuntz--Krieger
algebras $O_A$. An endomorphism has an invariant, which is a
permutation of an infinite set, and the contracting and expanding
behavior of this permutation describes the Lefschetz number of the
endomorphism. Using this description, we derive a closed polynomial
formula for the Lefschetz number depending on the matrix $A$ and the
presentation of the endomorphism.
Categories:19K35, 46L80 |
4. CMB 2009 (vol 53 pp. 37)
$C^*$-Crossed-Products by an Order-Two Automorphism We describe the representation theory of $C^*$-crossed-products of a unital $C^*$-algebra A by the cyclic group of order~2. We prove that there are two main types of irreducible representations for the crossed-product: those whose restriction to A is irreducible and those who are the sum of two unitarily unequivalent representations of~A. We characterize each class in term of the restriction of the representations to the fixed point $C^*$-subalgebra of~A. We apply our results to compute the K-theory of several crossed-products of the free group on two generators.
Categories:46L55, 46L80 |
5. CMB 2009 (vol 52 pp. 598)
Numerical Semigroups That Are Not Intersections of $d$-Squashed Semigroups We say that a numerical semigroup is \emph{$d$-squashed} if it can
be written in the form
$$ S=\frac 1 N \langle a_1,\dots,a_d \rangle \cap \mathbb{Z}$$
for $N,a_1,\dots,a_d$ positive integers with
$\gcd(a_1,\dots, a_d)=1$.
Rosales and Urbano have shown that a numerical semigroup is
2-squashed if and only if it is proportionally modular.
Recent works by Rosales \emph{et al.} give a concrete example of a
numerical semigroup that cannot be written as an intersection of
$2$-squashed semigroups. We will show the existence of infinitely
many numerical semigroups that cannot be written as an
intersection of $2$-squashed semigroups. We also will prove the
same result for $3$-squashed semigroups. We conjecture that there
are numerical semigroups that cannot be written as the
intersection of $d$-squashed semigroups for any fixed $d$, and we
prove some partial results towards this conjecture.
Keywords:numerical semigroup, squashed semigroup, proportionally modular semigroup Categories:20M14, 06F05, 46L80 |
6. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 545)
$C^{\ast}$-Algebras Associated with Mauldin--Williams Graphs A Mauldin--Williams graph $\mathcal{M}$ is a generalization of an
iterated function system by a directed graph. Its invariant set $K$
plays the role of the self-similar set. We associate a $C^{*}$-algebra
$\mathcal{O}_{\mathcal{M}}(K)$ with a Mauldin--Williams graph $\mathcal{M}$
and the invariant set $K$, laying emphasis on the singular points.
We assume that the underlying graph $G$ has no sinks and no sources.
If $\mathcal{M}$ satisfies the open set condition in $K$, and $G$
is irreducible and is not a cyclic permutation, then the associated
$C^{*}$-algebra $\mathcal{O}_{\mathcal{M}}(K)$ is simple and purely
infinite. We calculate the $K$-groups for some examples including the
inflation rule of the Penrose tilings.
Categories:46L35, 46L08, 46L80, 37B10 |
7. CMB 2007 (vol 50 pp. 460)
Weak Semiprojectivity for Purely Infinite $C^*$-Algebras We prove that a separable, nuclear, purely infinite, simple
$C^*$-algebra satisfying the universal coefficient theorem
is weakly semiprojective if and only if
its $K$-groups are direct sums of cyclic groups.
Keywords:Kirchberg algebra, weak semiprojectivity, graph $C^*$-algebra Categories:46L05, 46L80, 22A22 |
8. CMB 2007 (vol 50 pp. 268)
On the Lack of Inverses to $C^*$-Extensions Related to Property T Groups Using ideas of S. Wassermann on non-exact $C^*$-algebras and
property T groups, we show that one of his examples of non-invertible
$C^*$-extensions is not semi-invertible. To prove this, we
show that a certain element vanishes in the asymptotic tensor
product. We also show that a modification of the example gives
a $C^*$-extension which is not even invertible up to homotopy.
Keywords:$C^*$-algebra extension, property T group, asymptotic tensor $C^*$-norm, homotopy Categories:19K33, 46L06, 46L80, 20F99 |
9. CMB 2007 (vol 50 pp. 227)
AF-Skeletons and Real Rank Zero Algebras with the Corona Factorization Property Let $A$ be a stable, separable, real rank zero $C^{*}$-algebra, and
suppose that $A$ has an AF-skeleton with only finitely many extreme
traces.
Then the corona algebra ${\mathcal M}(A)/A$ is
purely infinite in the sense of Kirchberg and R\o rdam, which implies that
$A$ has the corona factorization property.
Categories:46L80, 46L85, 19K35 |
10. CMB 2005 (vol 48 pp. 607)
Toeplitz Algebras and Extensions of\\Irrational Rotation Algebras For a given irrational number $\theta$, we define Toeplitz operators with
symbols in the irrational rotation algebra ${\mathcal A}_\theta$,
and we show that the $C^*$-algebra $\mathcal T({\mathcal
A}_\theta)$ generated by these Toeplitz operators is an extension
of ${\mathcal A}_\theta$ by the algebra of compact operators. We
then use these extensions to explicitly exhibit generators of the
group $KK^1({\mathcal A}_\theta,\mathbb C)$. We also prove an
index theorem for $\mathcal T({\mathcal A}_\theta)$ that
generalizes the standard index theorem for Toeplitz operators on
the circle.
Keywords:Toeplitz operators, irrational rotation algebras, index theory Categories:47B35, 46L80 |
11. CMB 2003 (vol 46 pp. 509)
Symmetries of Kirchberg Algebras Let $G_0$ and $G_1$ be countable abelian groups. Let $\gamma_i$ be an
automorphism of $G_i$ of order two. Then there exists a unital
Kirchberg algebra $A$ satisfying the Universal Coefficient Theorem and
with $[1_A] = 0$ in $K_0 (A)$, and an automorphism $\alpha \in
\Aut(A)$ of order two, such that $K_0 (A) \cong G_0$, such that $K_1
(A) \cong G_1$, and such that $\alpha_* \colon K_i (A) \to K_i (A)$ is
$\gamma_i$. As a consequence, we prove that every
$\mathbb{Z}_2$-graded countable module over the representation ring $R
(\mathbb{Z}_2)$ of $\mathbb{Z}_2$ is isomorphic to the equivariant
$K$-theory $K^{\mathbb{Z}_2} (A)$ for some action of $\mathbb{Z}_2$ on
a unital Kirchberg algebra~$A$.
Along the way, we prove that every not necessarily finitely generated
$\mathbb{Z} [\mathbb{Z}_2]$-module which is free as a
$\mathbb{Z}$-module has a direct sum decomposition with only three
kinds of summands, namely $\mathbb{Z} [\mathbb{Z}_2]$ itself and
$\mathbb{Z}$ on which the nontrivial element of $\mathbb{Z}_2$ acts
either trivially or by multiplication by $-1$.
Categories:20C10, 46L55, 19K99, 19L47, 46L40, 46L80 |
12. CMB 2003 (vol 46 pp. 441)
An Inductive Limit Model for the $K$-Theory of the Generator-Interchanging Antiautomorphism of an Irrational Rotation Algebra |
An Inductive Limit Model for the $K$-Theory of the Generator-Interchanging Antiautomorphism of an Irrational Rotation Algebra Let $A_\theta$ be the universal $C^*$-algebra generated by two
unitaries $U$, $V$ satisfying $VU=e^{2\pi i\theta} UV$ and let $\Phi$
be the antiautomorphism of $A_\theta$ interchanging $U$ and $V$. The
$K$-theory of $R_\theta=\{a\in A_\theta:\Phi(a)=a^*\}$ is computed. When
$\theta$ is irrational, an inductive limit of algebras of the form
$M_q(C(\mathbb{T})) \oplus M_{q'} (\mathbb{R}) \oplus M_q(\mathbb{R})$
is constructed which has complexification $A_\theta$ and the same
$K$-theory as $R_\theta$.
Categories:46L35, 46L80 |
13. CMB 2003 (vol 46 pp. 388)
Tracially Quasidiagonal Extensions It is known that a unital simple $C^*$-algebra $A$ with tracial
topological rank zero has real rank zero. We show in this note that,
in general, there are unital $C^*$-algebras with tracial topological
rank zero that have real rank other than zero.
Let $0\to J\to E\to A\to 0$ be a short exact sequence of
$C^*$-algebras. Suppose that $J$ and $A$ have tracial topological
rank zero. It is known that $E$ has tracial topological rank zero
as a $C^*$-algebra if and only if $E$ is tracially quasidiagonal
as an extension. We present an example of a tracially
quasidiagonal extension which is not quasidiagonal.
Keywords:tracially quasidiagonal extensions, tracial rank Categories:46L05, 46L80 |
14. CMB 2000 (vol 43 pp. 69)
Type II Spectral Flow and the Eta Invariant The relative eta invariant of Atiyah-Patodi-Singer will be shown to be
expressible in terms of the notion of Type~I and Type~II spectral flow.
Categories:19K56, 46L80 |
15. CMB 1999 (vol 42 pp. 274)
The Bockstein Map is Necessary We construct two non-isomorphic nuclear, stably finite,
real rank zero $C^\ast$-algebras $E$ and $E'$ for which
there is an isomorphism of ordered groups
$\Theta\colon \bigoplus_{n \ge 0} K_\bullet(E;\ZZ/n) \to
\bigoplus_{n \ge 0} K_\bullet(E';\ZZ/n)$ which is compatible
with all the coefficient transformations. The $C^\ast$-algebras
$E$ and $E'$ are not isomorphic since there is no $\Theta$
as above which is also compatible with the Bockstein operations.
By tensoring with Cuntz's algebra $\OO_\infty$ one obtains a pair
of non-isomorphic, real rank zero, purely infinite $C^\ast$-algebras
with similar properties.
Keywords:$K$-theory, torsion coefficients, natural transformations, Bockstein maps, $C^\ast$-algebras, real rank zero, purely infinite, classification Categories:46L35, 46L80, 19K14 |
16. CMB 1998 (vol 41 pp. 240)
On certain $K$-groups associated with minimal flows It is known that the Toeplitz algebra associated with any flow
which is both minimal and uniquely ergodic always has a trivial
$K_1$-group. We show in this note that if the unique ergodicity is
dropped, then such $K_1$-group can be non-trivial. Therefore, in
the general setting of minimal flows, even the $K$-theoretical
index is not sufficient for the classification of Toeplitz
operators which are invertible modulo the commutator ideal.
Categories:46L80, 47B35, 47C15 |