Some Classical Problems and Conjectures

K-THEORY OF GROUP C* ALGEBRAS (AN INTRODUCTION TO K-THEORY AND THE BAUM-CONNES CONJECTURE)
Topic:Some Classical Problems and Conjectures
Speaker:Paul Baum
Affiliation:IAS
Date:Tuesday, November 30
Time/Room:2:00pm - 3:00pm/S-101

A number of well known problems (Mackey analogy, Parthasarathy-Atiyah-Schmid construction of the discrete series, Novikov conjecture, stable Gromov-Lawson-Rosenberg conjecture, Kadison-Kaplansky conjecture) are contained in the issue of understanding the K-theory of group C* algebras.