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How do we define trace of an infinite dimensional space? How one can compute the trace of an infinite dimensional matrix?

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closed as off topic by Dan Petersen, Pietro Majer, Suvrit, Alain Valette, Yemon Choi Nov 14 '11 at 22:10

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Since I'm casting the final vote to close, a word of explanation: MathOverflow is intended for research-level questions, and your question, while natural, would belong better on which is intended for a broader range of questions in mathematics. – Yemon Choi Nov 14 '11 at 22:10

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