Bundles of C*-algebras and the KK(X;−,−)-bifunctor

  • Ezio Vasselli
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An overview about C*-algebra bundles with a ℤ-grading is presented, with particular emphasis on classification questions. In particular, we discuss the role of the representable KK(X;−,−)-bifunctor introduced by Kasparov. As an application, we consider Cuntz-Pimsner algebras associated with vector bundles, and give a classification in terms of K-theoretical invariants in the case in which the base space is an n-sphere.


KK-theory Continuous bundle Vector Bundle Cuntz-Pimsner-algebra 


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  • Ezio Vasselli
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di MatematicaUniversità La Sapienza di RomaRomaItaly

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