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Gromov-Hausdorff distance for quantum metric spaces


Speaker: Prof. Marc Rieffel, UC Berkeley
Location: 593 Kerr
Start time: Mon, Nov 27 2000, 4:10PM

I will give the definition of "compact quantum metric spaces", with motivation and examples, including quantum tori. Then I will recall the definition of Gromov-Hausdorff distance for ordinary compact metric spaces, and show how to adapt this definition to quantum metric spaces. I will discuss its properties. Finally I will show that this notion applies nicely to the quantum tori.