Operator Theory Seminar

November 19, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
309 Van Allen Hall

Professor Sayan Das; Department of Mathematics; University of Iowa

Cont. “On Connes's Rigidity Conjecture”

Abstract: A bold conjecture of Alain Connes states that all icc property (T) groups are W*-superrigid, i.e., L(G) completely remembers the group G.  So far, no examples of W*-superrigid property (T) groups are known.  In my talk, I will describe some positive evidence toward Connes's conjecture.  This talk is based on joint work with Prof. Ionut Chifan and Krishnendu Khan.