Haar measure - A short course via Access Grid

A CARMA-AMSI event

Times

Lectures will be on Thursday afternoons from 1:00 to 2:00pm with the possibility of some extending for an extra hour to 3:00pm in the AGR at the University of Newcastle.

Outline
Lecture 1
2 sessions, Thursday 1:00pm August 26 2010
1st: an introduction to topological groups, peculiarities and important features,
2nd: von Neumann’s proof of Existence and Uniqueness of a Haar measure in compact groups.
Lecture 2
Applications, Thursday 1:00pm September 2, 2010
1st: measures in homogeneous spaces,
2nd: translation invariant summing operators on C(G), G compact.
Lecture 3
Further applications, Thursday 1:00pm September 16, 2010
1st: representation theory and orthogonality relations,
2nd: Milman’s theorem (re: Dvoretzky’s Spherical Sections theorem)
Lecture 4
Other proofs of existence, September 23, 2010
Banach, Maak, martingales.
Lecture 5
What’s so in: Thursday October 7, 2010
General locally compact groups, locally compact metrizable groups, Polish, non‑locally‑compact groups.

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