SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

July 30, 2014
THE FIELDS INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

January-June 2014
Thematic Program on Abstract Harmonic Analysis, Banach and Operator Algebras

January 6-17, 2014
Winter School
Organizer: Zhiguo Hu

Theme Concentration Periods

The Winter School is organized in the form of a graduate course comprising the following three topics:
1. Introduction to Abstract Harmonic Analysis (Schedule)
2. Introduction to Banach and Operator Algebras (Schedule)
3. Introduction to C*-algebras and Dynamical Systems (Schedule)
Each stream will consist of eight lectures.
(taking the courses for credit)

Video archive
Graduate Course - Introduction to Abstract Harmonic Analysis

Graduate Course - Introduction to Banach and Operator Algebras

Graduate Course on Crossed products of C*-algebras and Banach algebras





Program Group Photo



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I. Week of January 6-10
Location: Room 230
Speaker
Zhiguo Hu, University of Windsor
Graduate Course- Introduction to Abstract Harmonic Analysis


Anthony To-Ming Lau
, University of Alberta

Graduate Course- Introduction to Banach and Operator Algebras


Andrew Toms
, Purdue University
Graduate Course- Introduction to C*-algebras and Dynamical Systems
*Course cancelled due to weather conditions*

Time
Monday
January 6
Tuesday
January 7
Wednesday
January 8
Thursday
January 9
Friday
January 10
9:30-10:30
Anthony To-Ming Lau
Alberta
Lecture 1
Anthony To-Ming Lau
Alberta
Lecture 2
 
Anthony To-Ming Lau
Alberta
Lecture 3
Anthony To-Ming Lau
Alberta
Lecture 4
11:10-12:00
   
3:30-4:30
Zhiguo Hu
Windsor
Lecture 1
Zhiguo Hu
Windsor
Lecture 2
 
Zhiguo Hu
Windsor
Lecture 3
Zhiguo Hu
Windsor
Lecture 4

II. Week of January 13-17
Location: Room 230
Speaker
Brian Forrest, Waterloo
Introduction to Abstract Harmonic Analysis


David Kerr
, Texas A&M
Introduction to C*-algebras and Dynamical Systems


Zhong-Jin Ruan,
UIUC
Introduction to Banach and Operator Algebras

Time
Monday
January 13
Tuesday
January 14
Wednesday
January 15
Thursday
January 16
Friday
January 17
9:30-10:30
Zhong-Jin Ruan
UIUC
Lecture Notes
Lec 5
Zhong-Jin Ruan
UIUC
Lecture Notes
Lec 6
 
Zhong-Jin Ruan
UIUC
Lecture Notes
Lec 7
Zhong-Jin Ruan
UIUC
Lecture Notes
Lec 8
11:10-12:00
No Class
No Class
2:00-3:00
David Kerr
Texas A&M
Lec 5
David Kerr
Texas A&M
Lec 6
 
David Kerr
Texas A&M
Lec 7
David Kerr
Texas A&M
Lec 8
3:30-4:30
Brian Forrest
Waterloo
Lec 5
Brian Forrest
Waterloo
Lec 6
 
Brian Forrest
Waterloo
Lec 7
Brian Forrest
Waterloo
Lec 8

Taking the Institute's Courses for Credit
As graduate students at any of the Institute's University Partners, you may discuss the possibility of obtaining a credit for one or more courses in this lecture series with your home university graduate officer and the course instructor. Students wishing credit may need to arrange for additional individual instruction to make up for the extra hours. Assigned reading and related projects may be arranged for the benefit of students requiring these courses for credit.

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