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Difficulties that beset Archimedes, Newton, Euler, Cauchy, Gauss, Monge and different greats, able to problem today's would-be challenge solvers. between them: How is a sundial developed? how will you calculate the logarithm of a given quantity with out using logarithm desk? No complicated math is needed. contains a hundred issues of proofs.

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Rosenblum [157]) Let srf be a C*-algebra, S a bounded derivation on s/. e. x*x = xx*) of s/; then 5(x*) = 0. Proof d (exp(i/lx*)) = d (exp(Ux*) exp(iXx) exp( — iXx)) = (5(exp(Ux*)exp(iXx))exp( — iXx) + exp(Ux*) exp(iXx)^ (exp( — iXx)), n+1 n AeC n Suppose that ^(x") = 0; then 5{x ) = S{x )x + x 5{x) = 0. ). Since 3(1) = 0 and 8 is bounded, 8 (exp( - iXx)) = 0. Therefore, S (exp(Ux*)) = 3 (exp(Ux*) exp iXx)) exp( - iXx). Moreover 8 (exp(Ux*)) exp( — Ux*)= (5(exp Ux* exp iXx) exp( — iXx) exp( — Ux*) = (5(expi(Ax* + Xx))exp - i(Xx + >lx*).

Ifn^A) # 0, then it is a factor containing 1 ^ . Proo/ Let (^(y) = (Tr^y)^, 1,,) (ye5). Then there are two elements n^ rj2 in jf^ with gfI<3') = W y ) ^ ^ ) 0" = 1,2) for yeB. Since gx=g2 on X, a mapping defines a partial isometry u' on Jf^ with W'STT^)'. Suppose that n^A) contains a non-trivial central projection z. Set - z)rjhrjd (i = 1,2) for yeB. 40 Operator algebras in dynamical systems Then I2(x) = (n^(x)zt]2,ri2) = (n^zu'n^u'n^) = (n^zrj^rj^ (xeA). Analogously k2 = k1 on A. On the other hand, there is a positive element b in n£A) with n^(5(a)) = [ib,n£a)] (aeA), and so [ift, Tc^fl)] = n^ih, a]) = [Tr^ifc), 7i^)] (aeA).

Hence (froiy) = 0, a contradiction. By the closed graph theorem, 3 is bounded. 1 can be extended to general semi-simple Banach algebras, though the proof is much more complicated and will be omitted here. 2 Theorem (Johnson-Sinclair [84]) Let srf be a semi-simple Banach algebra and let 5 be a derivation on si\ then 3 is continuous. 3 Notes and remarks The notion of derivations can be extended to a linear mapping of a subalgebra into a larger algebra as follows. Let J* be a Banach algebra and let <& be a closed subalgebra of J*.

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