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Can a non-commutative C*-algebra be a minimal operator space?

By an operator space structure on a Banach space $X$ I mean a sequence of norms on spaces $M_n \otimes X$ that satisfies Ruan's axioms. Among such admissible sequences there is always the smallest ...
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What is the significance of matrix ordered algebras?

I am trying to grok matrix ordered operator algebras, but I am having a hard time understanding their significance from the definition. Here is the definition (or at least, one way of stating it): ...
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On complemented von Neumann algebras

Edit: according to Narutaka Ozawa, question 3) is still open in the type $\mathrm{II}_1$ case. In other terms, it is not known whether every topologically complemented type $\mathrm{II}_1$ factor in ...
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Isometries between Hilbertian homogeneous finite dimensional operator spaces

We know that if $i:R_n\rightarrow C_n$ is an isometry then for any $n$-dimensional operator space E, there is a factorization $i=uv$ with $v:R_n\rightarrow E$, $u:E\rightarrow C_n$ such that ...
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Containment of an element to an operator system

This question will probably appeal to people in operator systems theory as it is very much related. However, I'm interested in down-to-earth concrete systems with finite dimensional Hilbert space ...
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Extensions of completely positive mappings

I would like to ask the following two questions. Let $1_{\mathcal{H}}\in \mathcal{A}\subset\mathcal{B}\subset\overline{\mathcal{A}}^{SOT}\subset\mathbb{B}(\mathcal{H})$ be a sequence of ...
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Projections which are not completely bounded

There are 'canonical' examples of maps on operator spaces which are not completely bounded. Nevertheless, I couldn't produce any examples of bounded projections on relatively easy to understand ...
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Decomposition of order-3 tensors over the complex numbers

This is a question about decomposition of order-3 tensors. The survey Tensor Decompositions and Applications give a good account of recent developments in this area. Let $T$ be an order-3 tensor, ...
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Completely bounded maps on Mn

The aim of this question is to collect nice maps on $M_n(\mathbb{C})$ with the following property: $\phi_n:M_n(\mathbb{C})\rightarrow M_n(\mathbb{C})$ with $||\phi||=1$ and ...
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When are certain group C*-algebras exact?

This is somewhere between a "reference request" and "ask an expert", but I hope it is not too trivial or off-topic. Anyway. There has been a lot of attention given to showing that for certain ...
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Ordering of completely bounded maps

Let A be a C*-algebra, let H be a Hilbert space, and let $T:A\rightarrow B(H)$ be a completely bounded (cb) map (that is, the dilations to maps $M_n(A)\rightarrow M_n(B(H))$ are uniformly bounded). ...