Valette, Alain
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Works:  79 works in 210 publications in 3 languages and 3,325 library holdings 

Genres:  Conference papers and proceedings Periodicals Bibliography Handbooks and manuals History 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Correspondent, Redactor, Author of introduction, Honoree 
Classifications:  QA166, 512.2 
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Alain Valette
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 Notice sur la vie et les travaux de M. Valette, membre de l'Institut, professeur à la Faculté de droit de Paris, par F. Hérold, ... et Ch. LyonCaen, by Ch LyonCaen( Book )
Most widely held works by
Alain Valette
Elementary number theory, group theory, and Ramanujan graphs by
Giuliana P Davidoff(
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19 editions published in 2003 in English and German and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This text is a self contained treatment of expander graphs and in particular their explicit construction. Expander graphs are both highly connected but sparse, and besides their interest within combinatorics and graph theory, they also find various applications in computer science and engineering
19 editions published in 2003 in English and German and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This text is a self contained treatment of expander graphs and in particular their explicit construction. Expander graphs are both highly connected but sparse, and besides their interest within combinatorics and graph theory, they also find various applications in computer science and engineering
Introduction to the BaumConnes conjecture by
Alain Valette(
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11 editions published in 2002 in English and French and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The BaumConnes conjecture is part of A. Connes' noncommutative geometry programme. It can be viewed as a conjectural generalisation of the AtiyahSinger index theorem, to the equivariant setting (the ambient manifold is not compact, but some compactness is restored by means of a proper, cocompact action of a group "gamma"). Like the AtiyahSinger theorem, the BaumConnes conjecture states that a purely topological object coincides with a purely analytical one. For a given group "gamma", the topological object is the equivariant Khomology of the classifying space for proper actions of "gamma", while the analytical object is the Ktheory of the C*algebra associated with "gamma" in its regular representation. The BaumConnes conjecture implies several other classical conjectures, ranging from differential topology to pure algebra. It has also strong connections with geometric group theory, as the proof of the conjecture for a given group "gamma" usually depends heavily on geometric properties of "gamma". This book is intended for graduate students and researchers in geometry (commutative or not), group theory, algebraic topology, harmonic analysis, and operator algebras. It presents, for the first time in book form, an introduction to the BaumConnes conjecture. It starts by defining carefully the objects in both sides of the conjecture, then the assembly map which connects them. Thereafter it illustrates the main tool to attack the conjecture (Kasparov's theory), and it concludes with a rough sketch of V. Lafforgue's proof of the conjecture for cocompact lattices in in Spn1, SL(3R), and SL(3C)
11 editions published in 2002 in English and French and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The BaumConnes conjecture is part of A. Connes' noncommutative geometry programme. It can be viewed as a conjectural generalisation of the AtiyahSinger index theorem, to the equivariant setting (the ambient manifold is not compact, but some compactness is restored by means of a proper, cocompact action of a group "gamma"). Like the AtiyahSinger theorem, the BaumConnes conjecture states that a purely topological object coincides with a purely analytical one. For a given group "gamma", the topological object is the equivariant Khomology of the classifying space for proper actions of "gamma", while the analytical object is the Ktheory of the C*algebra associated with "gamma" in its regular representation. The BaumConnes conjecture implies several other classical conjectures, ranging from differential topology to pure algebra. It has also strong connections with geometric group theory, as the proof of the conjecture for a given group "gamma" usually depends heavily on geometric properties of "gamma". This book is intended for graduate students and researchers in geometry (commutative or not), group theory, algebraic topology, harmonic analysis, and operator algebras. It presents, for the first time in book form, an introduction to the BaumConnes conjecture. It starts by defining carefully the objects in both sides of the conjecture, then the assembly map which connects them. Thereafter it illustrates the main tool to attack the conjecture (Kasparov's theory), and it concludes with a rough sketch of V. Lafforgue's proof of the conjecture for cocompact lattices in in Spn1, SL(3R), and SL(3C)
Kazhdan's property (T) by
M. Bachir Bekka(
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12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comprehensive introduction to the role of Property (T), with applications to an amazing number of fields within mathematics
12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comprehensive introduction to the role of Property (T), with applications to an amazing number of fields within mathematics
Proper group actions and the BaumConnes conjecture by
Guido Mislin(
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10 editions published in 2003 in English and German and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book contains a concise introduction to the techniques used to prove the BaumConnes conjecture. The BaumConnes conjecture predicts that the Khomology of the reduced C^*algebra of a group can be computed as the equivariant Khomology of the classifying space for proper actions. The approach is expository, but it contains proofs of many basic results on topological Khomology and the Ktheory of C^*algebras. It features a detailed introduction to Bredon homology for infinite groups, with applications to Khomology. It also contains a detailed discussion of naturality questions concerning the assembly map, a topic not well documented in the literature. The book is aimed at advanced graduate students and researchers in the area, leading to current research problems
10 editions published in 2003 in English and German and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book contains a concise introduction to the techniques used to prove the BaumConnes conjecture. The BaumConnes conjecture predicts that the Khomology of the reduced C^*algebra of a group can be computed as the equivariant Khomology of the classifying space for proper actions. The approach is expository, but it contains proofs of many basic results on topological Khomology and the Ktheory of C^*algebras. It features a detailed introduction to Bredon homology for infinite groups, with applications to Khomology. It also contains a detailed discussion of naturality questions concerning the assembly map, a topic not well documented in the literature. The book is aimed at advanced graduate students and researchers in the area, leading to current research problems
La propriété (T) de Kazhdan pour les groupes localement compacts by
Pierre de La Harpe(
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14 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in French and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in French and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discrete groups and geometric structures : Workshop on Discrete Groups and Geometric Structures, with Applications III, May
2630, 2008, Kortrijk, Belgium by *Workshop on *discrete *groups and *geometric structures(
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12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This volume reports on research related to Discrete Groups and Geometric Structures, as presented during the International Workshop held May 2630, 2008, in Kortrijk, Belgium. Readers will benefit from impressive survey papers by John R. Parker on methods to construct and study lattices in complex hyperbolic space and by Ursula Hamenstädt on properties of group actions with a rankone element on proper CAT(0) spaces. This volume also contains research papers in the area of group actions and geometric structures, including work on loops on a twice punctured torus, the simplicial volume of products and fiber bundles, the homology of HantzscheWendt groups, rigidity of real Bott towers, circles in groups of smooth circle homeomorphisms, and groups generated by spine reflections admitting crooked fundamental domains."Publisher's website
12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This volume reports on research related to Discrete Groups and Geometric Structures, as presented during the International Workshop held May 2630, 2008, in Kortrijk, Belgium. Readers will benefit from impressive survey papers by John R. Parker on methods to construct and study lattices in complex hyperbolic space and by Ursula Hamenstädt on properties of group actions with a rankone element on proper CAT(0) spaces. This volume also contains research papers in the area of group actions and geometric structures, including work on loops on a twice punctured torus, the simplicial volume of products and fiber bundles, the homology of HantzscheWendt groups, rigidity of real Bott towers, circles in groups of smooth circle homeomorphisms, and groups generated by spine reflections admitting crooked fundamental domains."Publisher's website
Limits of graphs in group theory and computer science(
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6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le rôle des fibrés de rang fini en théorie de Kasparov équivariante by
Alain Valette(
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11 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manuel pratique du lithographe by
Alain Valette(
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13 editions published between 1891 and 1903 in French and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1891 and 1903 in French and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Industrialisation et développement : modèles, expériences, perspectives(
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5 editions published in 1988 in French and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1988 in French and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Von Savigny's Treatise on possession : or, the Jus possessionis of the civil law by
Friedrich Karl von Savigny(
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2 editions published between 1841 and 1842 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben shu nei rong bao kuo:zhan you de gai nian,Zhan you de qu de,Zhan you de sang shi,Fa lü shang de zhun zhan you,Dui yu luo ma fa de bian geng deng
2 editions published between 1841 and 1842 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben shu nei rong bao kuo:zhan you de gai nian,Zhan you de qu de,Zhan you de sang shi,Fa lü shang de zhun zhan you,Dui yu luo ma fa de bian geng deng
De la propriété et de la distinction des biens : commentaire des titres I et II du livre II du Code civil by
Alain Valette(
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3 editions published in 1879 in French and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1879 in French and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cours de code civil professé à la faculté de droit de Paris by
Alain Valette(
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4 editions published in 1872 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1872 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Revue de droit français et étranger(
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in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Representation theory and complex analysis : lectures given at the C.I.M.E. Summer School held in Venice, Italy, June 1017,
2004 by
Centro internazionale matematico estivo(
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5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traité sur l'etat des personnes et sur titre preliminaire du Code civil by
Proudhon(
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in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explication sommaire du livre premier du code Napoléon et des lois accessoires by
Alain Valette(
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2 editions published in 1859 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1859 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traité sur l'etat des personnes et sur le titre preliminaire du Code civil by
Proudhon(
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in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Groups with the Haagerup property : Gromov's aTmenability by
PierreAlain Cherix(
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4 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A locally compact group has the Haagerup property, or is aTmenable in the sense of Gromov, if it admits a proper isometric action on some affine Hilbert space. As Gromov's pun is trying to indicate, this definition is designed as a strong negation to Kazhdan's property (T), characterized by the fact that every isometric action on some affine Hilbert space has a fixed point. The aim of this book is to cover, for the first time in book form, various aspects of the Haagerup property. New characterizations are brought in, using ergodic theory or operator algebras. Several new examples are given, and new approaches to previously known examples are proposed. Connected Lie groups with the Haagerup property are completely characterized
4 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A locally compact group has the Haagerup property, or is aTmenable in the sense of Gromov, if it admits a proper isometric action on some affine Hilbert space. As Gromov's pun is trying to indicate, this definition is designed as a strong negation to Kazhdan's property (T), characterized by the fact that every isometric action on some affine Hilbert space has a fixed point. The aim of this book is to cover, for the first time in book form, various aspects of the Haagerup property. New characterizations are brought in, using ergodic theory or operator algebras. Several new examples are given, and new approaches to previously known examples are proposed. Connected Lie groups with the Haagerup property are completely characterized
Traité sur l'etat des personnes et sur titre preliminaire du Code civil by
Proudhon(
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in French and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in French and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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