nLab Uffe Haagerup

Uffe Haagerup was a Danish mathematician. He received a Master’s degree in 1973 from the University of Copenhagen, advised by Gert Pedersen?, and went on to become a professor at the University of Odense in 1981 without a doctorate.

His work is concentrated around the field of von Neumann algebras (and noncommutative measure theory). He is responsible for developing many fundamental concepts in this area, including the standard form of a von Neumann algebra? (analogous to the L^2-space), noncommutative L^p-spaces?, weights and operator valued weights? on von Neumann algebras (analogous to (fiberwise) measures), and many others.

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