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La Harpe, Pierre de

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Works: 137 works in 266 publications in 4 languages and 2,676 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QA3, 512.55
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Most widely held works by Pierre de La Harpe
Classical Banach-Lie algebras and Banach-Lie groups of operators in Hilbert space by Pierre de La Harpe( Book )

22 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and German and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Algèbres d'opérateurs : Séminaire sur les algèbres d'opérateurs, Les-Plans-sur-Bex, Suisse, 13-18 mars 1978 by Séminaire sur les algèbres d'opérateurs( Book )

20 editions published in 1979 in 3 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics in geometric group theory by Pierre de La Harpe( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Groups as abstract structures were first recognized by mathematicians in the nineteenth century. Groups are, of course, sets given with appropriate "multiplications," and they are often given together with actions on interesting geometric objects. But groups are also interesting geometric objects by themselves. More precisely, a finitely-generated group can be seen as a metric space, the distance between two points being defined "up to quasi-isometry" by some "word length," and this gives rise to a very fruitful approach to group theory." "In this book, Pierre de la Harpe provides a concise and engaging introduction to this approach, a new method for studying infinite groups via their intrinsic geometry that has played a major role in mathematics over the past two decades. A recognized expert in the field, de la Harpe uses a hands-on presentation style, illustrating key concepts of geometric group theory with numerous concrete examples." "The first five chapters present basic combinatorial and geometric group theory in a unique way, with an emphasis on finitely-generated versus finitely-presented groups. In the final three chapters, de la Harpe discusses new material on the growth of groups, including a detailed treatment of the "Grigorchuk group," an infinite finitely-generated torsion group of intermediate growth which is becoming more and more important in group theory. Most sections are followed by exercises and a list of problems and complements, enhancing the book's value for students; problems range from slightly more difficult exercises to open research questions in the field. An extensive list of references directs readers to more advanced results as well as connections with other subjects. Book jacket."--Jacket
Coxeter graphs and towers of algebras by Frederick M Goodman( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recent paper on subfactors of von Neumann factors has stimulated much research in von Neumann algebras. It was discovered soon after the appearance of this paper that certain algebras which are used there for the analysis of subfactors could also be used to define a new polynomial invariant for links. Recent efforts to understand the fundamental nature of the new link invariants has led to connections with invariant theory, statistical mechanics and quantum theory. In turn, the link invariants, the notion of a quantum group, and the quantum Yang-Baxter equation have had a great impact on the study of subfactors. Our subject is certain algebraic and von Neumann algebraic topics closely related to the original paper. However, in order to promote, in a modest way, the contact between diverse fields of mathematics, we have tried to make this work accessible to the broadest audience. Consequently, this book contains much elementary expository material
Sur les groupes hyperboliques d'après Mikhael Gromov by E Ghys( Book )

11 editions published in 1990 in 3 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kazhdan's property (T) by M. Bachir Bekka( Book )

14 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive introduction to the role of Property (T), with applications to an amazing number of fields within mathematics
La propriété (T) de Kazhdan pour les groupes localement compacts by Pierre de La Harpe( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in French and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Optimal Transport : Old and New by M Berger( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges de Rham : 1903-1990( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse: Portrait du mathématicien et alpiniste vaudois complété par différents récits évoquant sa carrière scientifique et ses souvenirs d'escalade
Essays on geometry and related topics : mémoires dédiés à André Haefliger by E Ghys( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some groups whose reduced C*-Algebra is simple by M. Bachir Bekka( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Théorie ergodique : séminaire; Les Plans-sur-Bex, 23-29 mars 1980( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Algebres d' Operateurs : Seminaire sur les Algebres d'Operateurs, Les Plans-sur-Bex, Wuisse, 1978 by Pierre de La Harpe( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to C*-algebras by Pierre de La Harpe( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to C*-algebras : (chapters 1 to 9)( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some groups whose reduced C-algebras have stable rank one by Kenneth J Dykema( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On problems related to growth, entropy and spectrum in group theory by R. I Grigorchuk( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the spectrum of the sum of the generators of a finitely generated group by Pierre de La Harpe( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Algebres D'operateurS. Seminaire Sur les AlgebreS ... Lcn 725 by Pierre de La Harpe( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Pierre de la Harpe Schweizer Mathematiker

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Algèbres d'opérateurs : Séminaire sur les algèbres d'opérateurs, Les-Plans-sur-Bex, Suisse, 13-18 mars 1978Topics in geometric group theoryKazhdan's property (T)Optimal Transport : Old and NewAlgebres d' Operateurs : Seminaire sur les Algebres d'Operateurs, Les Plans-sur-Bex, Wuisse, 1978Algebres D'operateurS. Seminaire Sur les AlgebreS ... Lcn 725