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1993 Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Antonio, TX, January 1316, 1993
Meeting #878
Associate secretaries:
W Wistar Comfort, AMS wcomfort@wesleyan.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA ross@math.uoregon.edu
AMS Special Session on C*algebras: 19431993 (A 50Year Celebration)

Wednesday January 13, 1993, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on C*algebras: 19431993 (A 50Year Celebration), I

8:00 a.m.
New approaches to problems that were first studied from the C^*algebra point of view.
Israel M. Gelfand*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(87846373)

8:30 a.m.
Discussion

9:00 a.m.
Operator algebras and index theory.
Ronald G. Douglas*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(87846601)

9:30 a.m.
The invasion of algebraic topology.
Claude Schochet*, Wayne State University
(87819736)

10:00 a.m.
Twentyfive years in the theory of type III von Neumann algebras.
Masamichi Takesaki*, University of California, Los Angeles
(87846922)

10:30 a.m.
Asymptotic morphisms and operator Ktheory.
Nigel Higson*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(87819801)

Wednesday January 13, 1993, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on C*algebras: 19431993 (A 50Year Celebration), II

2:15 p.m.
Some current problems of C^*algebraic quantum phenomenology.
Irving E. Segal*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(87846363)

2:45 p.m.
Discussion

3:15 p.m.
Numerical linear algebra and C^*algebras.
William Arveson*, University of California, Berkeley
(87846293)

3:45 p.m.
C^*algebras and transformation groups.
Judith A. Packer*, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
(87846461)

4:15 p.m.
Operator spaces and quantized functional analysis.
Edward G. Effros*, University of California, Los Angeles
ZhongJin Ruan, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(87846620)

4:45 p.m.
Index theory without symbols.
Henri Moscovici*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(87858546)

5:15 p.m.
C^*algebras and the index of elliptic operators.
Paul Baum*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(87819806)

Thursday January 14, 1993, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on C*algebras: 19431993 (A 50Year Celebration), III

8:00 a.m.
Notes on the GelfandNeumark theorem.
Richard V. Kadison*, University of Pennsylvania
(8784604)

8:30 a.m.
Discussion

9:00 a.m.
C^*algebras and Mackey's theory of group representations.
Jonathan Rosenberg*, University of Maryland, College Park
(87846239)

9:30 a.m.
C^*algebras and deformation quantization.
Marc A. Rieffel*, University of California, Berkeley
(87846324)

10:00 a.m.
Projections in C^*algebras.
Bruce Blackadar*, University of Nevada
(87846690)

10:30 a.m.
Products of exponentials in C^*algebras.
N. Christopher Phillips*, University of Oregon
(87846462)
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