## Operator Algebras and Their Modules: An operator space approach

*David P. Blecher and Christian Le Merdy*

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198526599
- eISBN:
- 9780191712159
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526599.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This book presents the general theory of algebras of operators on a Hilbert space, and the modules over such algebras. The new theory of operator spaces is presented early on and the text assembles ... More

## Traces and Determinants of Pseudodifferential Operators

*Simon Scott*

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- January 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780198568360
- eISBN:
- 9780191594748
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568360.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Analysis

This text provides a broad account of the theory of traces and determinants on geometric algebras of differential and pseudodifferential operators over compact manifolds. Trace and determinant ... More

## CURVATURE REGISTRATION

*Jan Modersitzki*

### in Numerical Methods for Image Registration

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198528418
- eISBN:
- 9780191713583
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528418.003.0012
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Elastic, fluid, and diffusion registrations are sensitive to affine linear displacements. As a consequence, an affine linear pre-registration is unavoidable. The second order derivatives-based ... More

## Formal means

*Helmut Hofmann*

### in The Physics of Warm Nuclei: with Analogies to Mesoscopic Systems

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780198504016
- eISBN:
- 9780191708480
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504016.003.0026
- Subject:
- Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This chapter elucidates various mathematical formulas. Based on expressions for Gaussian integrals in one and many dimensions, the methods of stationary phase and steepest descent are deduced, ... More

## Essential Quantum Mechanics

*Gary Bowman*

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199228928
- eISBN:
- 9780191711206
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228928.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Quantum mechanics — central not only to physics, but also to chemistry, materials science, and other fields — is notoriously abstract and difficult. This book is a concise, explanatory book that ... More

## The Genealogy of Disjunction

*R. E. Jennings*

- Published in print:
- 1995
- Published Online:
- September 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780195075243
- eISBN:
- 9780199852970
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075243.001.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book presents a study of the English word or, and the logical operators variously proposed to present its meaning. Although there are indisputably disjunctive uses of or in English, it is a ... More

## Operators

*Gary E. Bowman*

### in Essential Quantum Mechanics

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199228928
- eISBN:
- 9780191711206
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228928.003.0005
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter develops a basic working knowledge of operators — objects central to quantum mechanics. The fact that quantum operators are linear determines how they may be manipulated, so linearity ... More

## The factorization method for other types of inverse obstacle scattering problems

*Andreas Kirsch and Natalia Grinberg*

### in The Factorization Method for Inverse Problems

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199213535
- eISBN:
- 9780191707629
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213535.003.0002
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter studies some examples of inverse scattering problems in which the data operator fails to be normal. The impedance boundary condition, the reconstruction from limited-angle data, and the ... More

## Rules for the Knowledge Operator

*Jonathan L. Kvanvig*

### in The Knowability Paradox

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- May 2006
- ISBN:
- 9780199282593
- eISBN:
- 9780191603587
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0199282595.003.0005
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter examines the idea that the logical principles governing the knowledge operator are the root cause of the paradox. There are two such principles: the first is that knowledge implies ... More

## Traces

*Simon Scott*

### in Traces and Determinants of Pseudodifferential Operators

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- January 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780198568360
- eISBN:
- 9780191594748
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568360.003.0002
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Analysis

In this Chapter examples of trace structures are given along with some elements of trace theory in general. These facts and examples are called upon and, in the specific case of pseudodifferential ... More

## Basic theory of operator algebras

*David P. Blecher and Christian Le Merdy*

### in Operator Algebras and Their Modules: An operator space approach

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198526599
- eISBN:
- 9780191712159
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526599.003.0002
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This chapter begins with a discussion of operator algebras and unitizations. It then covers some basic constructions, the abstract characterization of operator algebras, universal constructions of ... More

## Basic theory of operator modules

*David P. Blecher and Christian Le Merdy*

### in Operator Algebras and Their Modules: An operator space approach

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198526599
- eISBN:
- 9780191712159
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526599.003.0003
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This chapter discusses the basics of operator modules. Topics covered include Hilbert modules, operator modules over operator algebras, two module tensor products, module maps, module map extension ... More

## C*-modules and operator spaces

*David P. Blecher and Christian Le Merdy*

### in Operator Algebras and Their Modules: An operator space approach

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198526599
- eISBN:
- 9780191712159
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526599.003.0008
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This chapter has three main goals. First, to examine Hilbert C*-modules (and their W*-algebra variant, W *-modules) as operator modules. It aims to show that the theory of C *-modules fits ... More

## DIFFUSION REGISTRATION

*Jan Modersitzki*

### in Numerical Methods for Image Registration

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198528418
- eISBN:
- 9780191713583
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528418.003.0011
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

A gradient-based regularization for registration is introduced, and a fast and stable implementation is developed. In contrast to the physically motivated elastic and fluid registrations, the ... More

## Methods in Theoretical Quantum Optics

*Stephen Barnett and Paul Radmore*

- Published in print:
- 2002
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198563617
- eISBN:
- 9780191714245
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198563617.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book provides a firm grounding in those techniques needed to derive analytic solutions to relevant model problems. The book begins with a brief review of the mathematical foundations of quantum ... More

## Interest‐Relative Invariantism versus Relativism

*Jason Stanley*

### in Knowledge and Practical Interests

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- May 2006
- ISBN:
- 9780199288038
- eISBN:
- 9780191603679
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0199288038.003.0008
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Relativism about knowledge-attributions is the thesis that knowledge attributions express propositions the truth of which is relative to a judge. On this view, a knowledge attribution may express a ... More

## Representing Time

*Berit Brogaard*

### in Transient Truths: An Essay in the Metaphysics of Propositions

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- May 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199796908
- eISBN:
- 9780199933235
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796908.003.0004
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

In a recent influential paper, King offers empirical evidence against the assumption that there are tense operators in English. King argues that the metalinguistic truth-conditions for tensed ... More

## Emerging Role of the System Operator

*Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee*

### in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- September 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780198082279
- eISBN:
- 9780199082063
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0011
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Power system operation is a critical function and the role of the system operator becomes crucial in the context of the emerging imperatives of competition and promoting renewables in the electricity ... More

## Toeplitz Operators and Hitchin's Projectively Flat Connection

*Jørgen Ellegaard Andersen*

### in The Many Facets of Geometry: A Tribute to Nigel Hitchin

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- September 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199534920
- eISBN:
- 9780191716010
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534920.003.0010
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter reviews some of the results that have been established regarding representations of the mapping class group and the curve operators. It discusses the geometric construction of these ... More

## From Tourism to Bandi and Naven Rituals

*Andrew Moutu*

### in Names are Thicker than Blood: Kinship and Ownership amongst the Iatmul

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- January 2014
- ISBN:
- 9780197264454
- eISBN:
- 9780191760501
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- British Academy
- DOI:
- 10.5871/bacad/9780197264454.003.0004
- Subject:
- Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter first describes the kinds of interaction between people in Kanganamun, tourists, and tour operators, and then discusses a mock ritual display enacted as a spectacle for tourists. This ... More