On Simplicity of Reduced Group $C^\ast$-algebras

Botao Long  (ECNU)

13:00 pm to 14:00 pm, November 14th, 2016   Science Building A1510

Abstract:

A group is said to be $C^\ast$-simple if its reduced group $C^\ast$-algebra is simple. In this talk I will introduce some recent progress on $C^\ast$-simplicity and its relative properties (unique trace property, trivial amenable radical, etc.).