# Locally compact group

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• Locally compact group — In mathematics, a locally compact group is a topological group G which is locally compact as a topological space. Locally compact groups are important because they have a natural measure called the Haar measure. This allows one to define… …   Wikipedia

• Locally compact space — In topology and related branches of mathematics, a topological space is called locally compact if, roughly speaking, each small portion of the space looks like a small portion of a compact space.Formal definitionLet X be a topological space. The… …   Wikipedia

• Compact group — In mathematics, a compact (topological, often understood) group is a topological group whose topology is compact. Compact groups are a natural generalisation of finite groups with the discrete topology and have properties that carry over in… …   Wikipedia

• Locally compact quantum group — The locally compact (l.c.) quantum group is a relatively new C* algebraic formalism for quantum groups, generalizing the Kac algebra, compact quantum group and Hopf algebra approaches. Earlier attempts of a unifying definition of quantum groups… …   Wikipedia

• Group algebra — This page discusses topological algebras associated to topological groups; for the purely algebraic case of discrete groups see group ring. In mathematics, the group algebra is any of various constructions to assign to a locally compact group an… …   Wikipedia

• Group representation — In the mathematical field of representation theory, group representations describe abstract groups in terms of linear transformations of vector spaces; in particular, they can be used to represent group elements as matrices so that the group… …   Wikipedia

• Compact space — Compactness redirects here. For the concept in first order logic, see compactness theorem. In mathematics, specifically general topology and metric topology, a compact space is an abstract mathematical space whose topology has the compactness… …   Wikipedia

• Group (mathematics) — This article covers basic notions. For advanced topics, see Group theory. The possible manipulations of this Rubik s Cube form a group. In mathematics, a group is an algebraic structure consisting of a set together with an operation that combines …   Wikipedia

• Group action — This article is about the mathematical concept. For the sociology term, see group action (sociology). Given an equilateral triangle, the counterclockwise rotation by 120° around the center of the triangle acts on the set of vertices of the… …   Wikipedia

• Compact operator on Hilbert space — In functional analysis, compact operators on Hilbert spaces are a direct extension of matrices: in the Hilbert spaces, they are precisely the closure of finite rank operators in the uniform operator topology. As such, results from matrix theory… …   Wikipedia

• Amenable group — In mathematics, an amenable group is a locally compact topological group G carrying a kind of averaging operation on bounded functions that is invariant under left (or right) translation by group elements. The original definition, in terms of a… …   Wikipedia

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