A groupoid approach to C*-algebras. (English) Zbl 0433.46049

Lecture Notes in Mathematics. 793. Berlin-Heidelberg-New York: Springer-Verlag. III, 160 p. DM 21.50; $ 12.70 (1980).


46L05 General theory of \(C^*\)-algebras
18B40 Groupoids, semigroupoids, semigroups, groups (viewed as categories)
20L05 Groupoids (i.e. small categories in which all morphisms are isomorphisms)
22D25 \(C^*\)-algebras and \(W^*\)-algebras in relation to group representations
54H15 Transformation groups and semigroups (topological aspects)
46-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to functional analysis
46L30 States of selfadjoint operator algebras
46L40 Automorphisms of selfadjoint operator algebras