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An Overview of Topological Groups: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Faculty of Science and Technology, Federation University Australia, Victoria 3353, Australia
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
Academic Editor: Humberto Bustince
Axioms 2016, 5(2), 11;
Received: 18 April 2016 / Accepted: 20 April 2016 / Published: 5 May 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Topological Groups: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow)
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It was in 1969 that I began my graduate studies on topological group theory and I often dived into one of the following five books. My favourite book “Abstract Harmonic Analysis” [1] by Ed Hewitt and Ken Ross contains both a proof of the Pontryagin-van Kampen Duality Theorem for locally compact abelian groups and the structure theory of locally compact abelian groups.[...] View Full-Text
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