I have continued to work through Murphy http://books.google.com/books?id=emNvQgAACAAJ&dq=gerald+murphy+c*+algebras+and+operator+theory&h

I managed to get through two sections last week: Compact Hilbert Space Operators and The Spectral Theorem. I also have 9 of 12 chapter 2 exercises completed. I have been writing my study up here and this is proving fruitful on three counts:

  1. I can put questions in red for my supervisor to see
  2. I am not happy putting up something on this page that I haven’t justified to myself. This means I have to fill in some extra steps (in blue)
  3. I should have a nice set of notes to peruse should I need them

Unfortunately this week will be mostly concerned with preparing lectures for two modules that I will be lecturing in CIT: