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W$^*$-Bundles and Continuous Families of Subfactors

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Sam Evington University of Glasgow
Tuesday 24th January 2017 - 14:30 to 15:30
INI Seminar Room 1
W$^*$-bundles were first introduced by Ozawa, motivated by work on the Toms-Winter Conjecture and, more generally, the classification of C$^*$-algebras.

I will begin with a brief introduction to W$^*$-bundles, explaining how they combine the measure theoretic nature of tracial von Neumann algebras with the topological nature of C$^*$-algebras. I will then discuss the relationship between the triviality problem for W$^*$-bundles and the Toms-Winter Conjecture. Finally, I will present my work with Ulrich Pennig on locally trivial W$^*$-bundles and my ongoing work on expected subbundles of W$^*$-bundles inspired by subfactor theory.
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