Algebras and Representation Theory

, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 255–276 | Cite as

The Primitive Ideals of some Étale Groupoid C -Algebras



We consider the Deaconu–Renault groupoid of an action of a finitely generated free abelian monoid by local homeomorphisms of a locally compact Hausdorff space. We catalogue the primitive ideals of the associated groupoid C -algebra. For a special class of actions we describe the Jacobson topology.


C-algebra Primitive ideal Groupoid Irreducible representation 

Mathematics Subject Classification (2010)

Primary 46L05 Secondary 46L45 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mathematics and Applied StatisticsUniversity of WollongongWollongongAustralia
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsDartmouth CollegeHanoverUSA

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