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Ola Bratteli (24 October 1946 – 8 February 2015) was a Norwegian mathematician.

Ola Bratteli
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Born(1946-10-24)24 October 1946
Oslo, Norway
Died8 February 2015(2015-02-08) (aged 68)
Oslo, Norway
Parent(s)Trygve Bratteli (father)
Randi Bratteli (mother)

He was a son of Trygve and Randi Bratteli. He took the dr.philos. degree in 1974, and was appointed professor at the University of Trondheim in 1980, and at the University of Oslo in 1991.[1] He is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.[2]

Selected worksEdit

  • with Derek W. Robinson: Operator Algebras and Quantum Statistical Mechanics (Springer-Verlag, 2 volumes, 1980)[3]
  • Derivations, Dissipations and Group Actions on C*-algebras (Springer-Verlag, 1986)
  • with Palle T. Jørgensen: Wavelets through a looking glass, the world of the spectrum (Birkhäuser, 2002)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Ola Bratteli". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 29 October 2009.
  2. ^ "Gruppe 1: Matematiske fag" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Retrieved 28 October 2009.
  3. ^ Sakai, Shōichirō (1982). "Review: Operator algebras and quantum statistical mechanics by Ola Bratelli and Derek W. Robinson". Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. (N.S.). 7: 425–427. doi:10.1090/S0273-0979-1982-15056-X.
Preceded by
Per Brandtzæg
Recipient of the Fridtjof Nansen Excellent Research Award in Science
Succeeded by
Hans Prydz