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A in the community compact crew has the Haagerup estate, or is a-T-menable within the feel of Gromov, if it admits a formal isometric motion on a few affine Hilbert house. As Gromov's pun is attempting to point, this definition is designed as a robust negation to Kazhdan's estate (T), characterised by means of the truth that each isometric motion on a few affine Hilbert area has a hard and fast point.

The target of this ebook is to hide, for the 1st time in e-book shape, a variety of features of the Haagerup estate. New characterizations are introduced in, utilizing ergodic idea or operator algebras. a number of new examples are given and new techniques to formerly recognized examples are proposed. hooked up Lie teams with the Haagerup estate are thoroughly characterized.

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