C*-algebras generated by scaling elements

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We investigate C*-algebras generated by scaling elements. We generalize the Wold decomposition and Coburn's theorem on isometries to scaling elements. We also completely determine when the C*-algebra generated by a scaling element contains an infinite projection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)213-222
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Operator Theory
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes


  • Coburn's theorem
  • K-groups
  • Scaling elements
  • Topological graphs
  • Wold decomposition

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Algebra and Number Theory


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