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Dirac operator and \(K\)-theory for discrete groups. (English) Zbl 1201.19001
Kotiuga, P. Robert (ed.), A celebration of the mathematical legacy of Raoul Bott. Based on the conference, CRM, Montreal, Canada, June 9–13, 2008. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society (AMS) (ISBN 978-0-8218-4777-0/pbk). CRM Proceedings and Lecture Notes 50, 97-107 (2010).
In this expository paper, dedicated to the memory of Raoul Bott, the author discusses the relationship between the Baum-Connes conjecture and equivariant \(K\)-homology.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1186.00040].
MSC:
19K33 Ext and \(K\)-homology
19K35 Kasparov theory (\(KK\)-theory)
58J22 Exotic index theories on manifolds
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