Kyoto Journal of Mathematics

Examples of groups which are not weakly amenable

Narutaka Ozawa

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Abstract

We prove that weak amenability of a locally compact group imposes a strong condition on its amenable closed normal subgroups. This extends non–weak amenability results of Haagerup (1988) and Ozawa and Popa (2010). A von Neumann algebra analogue is also obtained.

Article information

Source
Kyoto J. Math. Volume 52, Number 2 (2012), 333-344.

Dates
First available: 24 April 2012

Permanent link to this document
http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.kjm/1335272982

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1215/21562261-1550985

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1242.43007

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR2914879

Subjects
Primary: 43A22: Homomorphisms and multipliers of function spaces on groups, semigroups, etc.
Secondary: 22D15: Group algebras of locally compact groups 46L10: General theory of von Neumann algebras

Citation

Ozawa, Narutaka. Examples of groups which are not weakly amenable. Kyoto Journal of Mathematics 52 (2012), no. 2, 333--344. doi:10.1215/21562261-1550985. http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.kjm/1335272982.


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