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If α is an amenable action of a discrete group G on a unital C *-algebra A, then the crossed-product C *-algebra Aα G has the weak expectation property if and only if A has this property.
Multiresolution ideas notably the wavelet transform have been profusely employed for addressing problems in face recognition and other problems in computer vision. However, theoretical studies indicate that wavelets are not the ideal image descriptors; they have very crude directional representations and are not anisotropic. A recent development called the… (More)
This is a case report of a 16-year-old boy presenting with a history of oliguria and anasarca. Workup revealed marked proteinuria to the tune of 8 g/day. He was subsequently found to be hepatitis C positive. Genotype was hepatitis C virus type 6. Renal biopsy revealed mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis with IgA deposits consistent with IgA nephropathy… (More)
The environmental impact of Foreign Direct Investment is still to be explored totally. It is often argued that investment may come to a region or country where environment protection norms are less strict. Investors may be induced to outsource their pollution-intensive production where the expected cost of pollution abatement is significantly less. This… (More)