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Monday, October 4, 2021

5:00 pm in 343 Altgeld Hall,Monday, October 4, 2021

#### Connes' embdding problem and amalgamated free products

###### David Gao (UIUC)

Abstract: we start with a review of Connes' embedding problem and why amalgameted free products of groups and von Neumann algebras are tricky in this context.