Lecture notes on C*-algebras, Hilbert C*-modules, and quantum mechanics
by N.P. Landsman
Publisher: arXiv 1998
Number of pages: 90
This is a graduate-level introduction to C*-algebras, Hilbert C*-modules, vector bundles, and induced representations of groups and C*-algebras, with applications to quantization theory, phase space localization, and configuration space localization. The reader is supposed to know elementary functional analysis and quantum mechanics.
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