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Metric approach to limit operators V

In the previous post I sketched out the condensation of singularities argument which finishes the proof under the assumption that the underlying metric space \(X\) is a group.  In this case all limit operators act on the same Hilbert space, namely \(\ell^2(X)\), and the weak compactness of the set of all limit operators plays a critical role.

In the more general situation described by Spakula and Willett, each limit operator (say at a boundary point \(\omega\)) acts on its own Hilbert space \(\ell^2(X(\omega))\).   In order to bring this situation under sufficient control to continue to make the weak compactness argument, we are going to need some kind of bundle theory. Continue reading