International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 22 (1999), Issue 4, Pages 885-888

A simple characterization of commutative H*-algebras

Parfeny P. Saworotnow

Department of Mathematics, The Catholic University of America, Washington 20064, DC, USA

Received 23 March 1998

Copyright © 1999 Parfeny P. Saworotnow. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Commutative H*-algebras are characterized without postulating the existence of Hilbert space structure.