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Let (U,H) denote a continuous,unitary, linear representation of G in the complex Hilbert space H. For k E ™u {+ let H-k be the strong topoiogicai antidual of the locally convex topological vector space Hk of k-times differentiable vectors for (U,H); cf. 2, Remark 3. Then we get the ascending filtration of continuous linear injections 00 } I o _co where H = H and the natural continuous sesquiiinear form <· ·> on H x H extends the restriction of the scalar product of H onto H x H • For every ~ E D(G) the t-linear mapping 00 00 00 U1(~) : H-oo ~Hoo is continuous with respect to the inductive limit topology of H- 00 and the projective limit topology of H = n Hk.

Indeed, for any element h EH the right translation by h- 1 EH in G defined according to is a homeomorphism of G into itself, we have 06 (1 6 ) = id 6 , o6 (hk) = o6 (h) o6 (k) for all pairs (h,k) E H x H, and the mapping defined via the prescription H x G 3 (h,x) ~ oG(h)x € 0 G is continuous with respect to the product topology of the direct product group H x G and the given group topology of G. H of H in G. , with the quotient by Hof the topology of G, then the locally compact topological space G/H is said to be the homogeneous space of left cosets of H in G.

G for y E G. 2. The unitarily induced linear representation (U,H) = Ind~(U 0 ,H0 ) of G is topologically irreducible only if (U ,H ) is a topologically irreducible 0 0 continuous, unitary, linear representa-don of H. Indeed, if (Ua,Hcx) are continuous, unitary, 1 i near representat i 011s of G for ex E { 1 ,2}, then Ind~(u 1 ~ u2 , H1 @ H2 ) and Ind~(u 1 ,H 1 )@ Ind~(u 2 ,H 2 ) are isomorphic, continuous, unitary, linear representations of G (cf. 4). Let Xu denote the central 0 character of ( U0 ,H0 ) (see 1.

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