A Banach space is a complete normed vector space: A vector space equipped with a norm such that every Cauchy sequence converges.

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About the Intersection of the nested sequence of Chebyshev centers of weakly compact convex sets

Let $K_0$ be a weakly compact convex subset of a Banach space $X$. For each $n\in\mathbb{N}$, let $K_n$ be the set of Chebyshev centers of the set $K_{n-1}$. Suppose $K_0$ has a normal structure. Is ...
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Operators on $\ell_\infty(\Gamma)$ and almost disjoint families of subsets

It is well known that given an operator $T:\ell_\infty\to\ell_\infty$ such that $Tx=0$ for each $x\in c_0$ there exists an infinite subset $M$ of the positive integers so that $Tx=0$ for each $x\in ...
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Two basic questions on $p-$summable sequences

Let $X$ be a Banach space and $(x_{n})_{n=1}^{\infty}$ be a $p-$summable sequence in $X$. My basic questions are the following: For any $\epsilon>0$, is there a sequence ...
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Chebyshev centres of a bounded closed convex set in a strictly convex Banach space

Suppose $X$ is a strictly convex Banach space. Does there exist a bounded closed convex set $K$ in $X$ such that the set of all Chebyshev centers $C(K)$ of $K$ is a proper subset of $K$ with diameter ...
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Examples of continuous differential equations with no solution

Several theorems regarding differential equations are true not only in finite dimension but also in infinite dimension Banach spaces. This is in particular the case for the Cauchy–Lipschitz theorem. ...
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A question on $p$-approximation property

We say that a subset $K$ of a Banach space $X$ is relatively $p$-compact($1\leq p<\infty$)if there exists a $p$-summable sequence $(x_{n})_{n=1}^{\infty}$ in $X$ such that $K$ is contained in ...
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Finitely generated groups non-embeddable into $L_1(0,1)$

I am interested in finitely generated groups which, endowed with their word metrics, do not admit bilipschitz embeddings into $L_1(0,1)$. I know two classes of such groups: (1) Heisenberg group ...
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Embeddings of finitely generated groups into uniformly convex Banach spaces

de Cornulier, Tessera, and Valette (Geom. Funct. Anal. 17 (2007), 770-792) conjectured that a finitely generated group $G$ with its word metric admits a bilipschitz embedding into a Hilbert space if ...
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Transferring locally uniformly convex norm by bounded linear operator from one Banach space to another

I'm trying to find a simple proof this theorem Let $Y$ be a locally uniformly convex Banach space and $X$ be a Banach space and let $T$ be a bunded linear operator from $X$ into $Y$ such that for ...
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Two questions about convex subsets of Hilbert Space

Let H be an infinite dimensional and separable Hilbert Space. Do there exist disjoint, closed and bounded subsets A,B of H which satisfy the following conditions? (1) Each of A,B is convex and has a ...
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Relation between modulus of smoothness and reflexivity

Baillon proved that if $X$ is a Banach space with $\rho'_X(0)<\frac{1}{2}$, then $X$ has the fixed point property (by $\rho_X(t)$ we denote the modulus of smoothness). My questions are as ...
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Is the ideal of functions vanishing at a set complementable in $C(X)$?

Let $X$ be a compact Hausdorff topological set, and $Y$ be its closed subset. Is the ideal of functions vanishing on $Y$ $$ I=\{f\in C(X):\ \forall y\in Y\ f(y)=0\} $$ complementable (as a closed ...
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Decreasing sequence of closed convex sets in a Banach space

Let $(C_n)$ be a decreasing sequence of closed convex subsets in a Banach space $(E,\Vert \cdot \Vert)$. The question I have is about the content of $C=\bigcap_{n=0}^\infty C_n$. If the $C_n$ are ...
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The Banach space of bounded functions with countable support

Let $X$ be a set of cardinality $\aleph_1$ and consider the Banach space $\ell_\infty^c(X)$ of all scalar-valued bounded functions on $X$ which are non-zero only for countably many elements of $X$ ...
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Positive definite quadratic forms on Banach spaces

This is a question about characterizing Hilbert spaces in terms of quadratic forms. Let $X$ be a real Banach space and $E$ a bounded quadratic form on it, it is called positive definite if ...
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Large subspaces with small basic constants in finite-dimensional Banach spaces

Let $B\in(1,\infty)$. I am interested in estimates for the function $f_B(n)$ defined as the largest $k\in\mathbb{N}$ satisfying the condition: Each $n$-dimensional Banach space contains an ...
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Representation of piecewise functions using variational inequalities

I need some help about how to represent piecewise smooth functions defined over N subintervals by using variational inequalities. From a paper I'm analyzing I get: "If we can find a function ...
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König-Wittstock norm on Banach space

Let $(E,\Vert.\Vert)$ be a real Banach space and $\ell\ne 0$ an non-continuous linear form on $E$. Let $a\in E$ be such that $\ell(a)=1$. König-Wittstock [Non-equivalent complete norms and would-be ...
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A formally weaker form of the extendable local reflexivity for Banach spaces

Rosenthal introduce the notion of the extendable local reflexivity for Banach spaces as follows: Let $X$ be a Banach space and let $\lambda\geq 1$. $X$ is said to be $\lambda$-extendably locally ...
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The reflexivity of the space generated by a convex, balanced and compact set

Let $K$ be a convex,balanced and compact subset of a Banach space $X$. We let $X_{K}:=span\{K\}$. Define the norm $\|x\|_{K}:=\inf\{\alpha>0: x\in \alpha K\}, x\in X_{K}$. Then $(X_{K},\|\|_{K})$ ...
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Subspaces of $l_{1}$ are not Lipschitz complemented in $l_{1}$

I have thought about the following question for several years. This question may be stupid or not interesting. My question is: Is there a subspace $U$ of $l{_1}$ such that the quotient $l_{1}/U$ is ...
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On injective Banach space $C_0(X)$

Let $X$ be a locally compact Hausdorff space, such that $C_0(X)$ is an injective Banach space, i.e. a $\mathfrak{P}_\lambda$ space for some $\lambda\geq 1$. Is it true that $X$ is compact? If ...
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Clarkson's inequalities for Banach space valued functions

In standard analysis, Clarkson's inequalities expresses the norms of the sum and difference of two functions in $L^p$ in terms of the norms of the individual functions. In particular, one may use the ...
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Existence of normal structure in strictly convex Banach spaces

Does there exists a strictly convex Banach space which is not uniformly convex and has normal structure ?
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Measurability of a map that takes a functional to its composition with a linear operator

Let $(X,\Sigma_X)$ be a measurable space such that $\Sigma_X$ is countably generated. Let $B_b(X)$ be the Banach space of all bounded $\Sigma_X$-measurable functions $X\to\mathbb{R}$ equipped with ...
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a question about Tsirelson's space

NOTE: I asked this question over at math.stackexchange.com but got no answer or comments after 3 days, probably because it's a bit specialized. Hopefully it is interesting enough to ask over here. ...
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A question about Smulian lemma

Smulian lemma says Let $(X, ||.||)$ be a Banach space and$(X^*, ||.||^*)$ and let $x\in S_X=\{x\in X:||x||=1\}$ then (i) $||.||$ is Frechet diffrentiable at $x$ iff ...
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Productivity of Corson's property (C)

H.H. Corson in [C] introduced the following version of Lindelöf property for convex closed subsets of Banach spaces: A Banach space $X$ has property (C) if every family of convex closed subsets of ...
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Denseness of finite rank operators in $\mathcal{B}(X,Y)$

Let $X$ and $Y$ be Banach spaces and let $\mathcal{B}(X,Y)$ be the space of bounded linear operators from $X$ to $Y$. As noted in the answers to a question on ...
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Banach spaces admitting no proper quasi-affinity

I am interested in examples of Banach spaces $X$ satisfying the following two conditions: (1) Every (continuous linear) injective operator $T:X\to X$ with dense range is surjective. (2) $X$ is ...
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Predual of a Direct Sum of Banach Spaces

This may be basic, and if it is I apologize, but I have found no references to it in literature. I would appreciate a reference at least if I am wrong. I have supplied background for those interested, ...
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Frechet differentiable implies reflexive?

Let $X$ be a Banach space. Is it true that if dual norm of $X^*$ is Frechet differentiable then $X$ is reflexive? Can any one help me? thanks
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Tokarev's theorem on Banach lattices which are Grothendieck spaces

When browsing the literature, I have found the following theorem of E. Tokarev: Let $X$ be a Banach lattice with weakly sequentially complete dual space. Then for any Banach space $Y$, every ...
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Non-reflexive Orlicz spaces

I am looking for a good reference on Orlicz spaces; I would appreciate any books treating this topic from the Banach-space perspective. For example, I would like to find a reference to the following ...
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relation between of uniformly rotund in every direction and uniformly rotund and locally uniformly rotund

The norm of a Banach space $X$ is said to be uniformly rotund in every direction if $$\lim_{n→∞}\|x_n−y_n\|=0$$ whenever $$x_n,y_n∈SX$$ are such that $$\lim_{n→∞}\|x_n+y_n\|=2$$ and there is a $z∈X$ ...
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Differentiability: Partially Defined Functions

These ideas came to my mind while reading Lee's Introduction to Smooth Manifolds. (Cf. discussion on p. 45.) Definition Let $E$ and $F$ be two Banach spaces together with a plain subset ...
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Is $H^\infty$ a second dual space?

Let $H^\infty$ denote the Banach space of all bounded analytic functions on the open disc $\mathbb{D}$. It is easy to see that $H^\infty$ is a dual space. However, is there a Banach sapce $Y$ such ...
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Sequential closure of a set: standard terminology, notation, and properties

Let $X$ be a topological vector space (or, perhaps, more generally uniform space). Let $A\subset X$ be a subset. Let $A^s$ denote the set of limits of all convergent sequences (I guess $A^s$ is called ...
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How does one prove that $L_1(\mu)$ is weakly sequentially complete for any measure?

It is a theorem of Steinhaus that for any finite measure $\mu$, the Banach space $L_1(\mu)$ is weakly sequentially complete. Using the Radon-Nikodym theorem one can extend this easily to ...
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On the projective tensor product of $c_{0}$ by $c_{0}$

Let $E$ be the projective tensor product of $c_{0}$ by $c_{0}$. Does it follow that $E$ is isomorphic to no subspace of $C(K)$, where $K$ is countable compact metric space? When $C(K)$ is isomorphic ...
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Interpolation and embeddings for parabolic function spaces

I have a somewhat easy looking question on parabolic function spaces: Let $B$ be a ball in $\mathbb R^n$ and let $T>0$. Denote $Q:=B \times [0,T]$. Assume $f \in L^2(Q) \cap L^\infty(0,T; L^q(B))$ ...
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Closure of $L(\ell^2,\ell^2)$ in $L(\ell^2,\ell^\infty)$

Let $\ell^2$, $\ell^\infty$ denote the usual sequence spaces and let $L(\ell^2,\ell^2)$ the Banach space of bounded linear operators from $\ell^2$ to $\ell^2$ as well as $L(\ell^2,\ell^\infty)$ the ...
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Example of a Banach lattice satisfying some conditions

Let a Banach lattice $E$ satisfying in the following conditions: The lattice operations of the dual $E'$ are weak* sequentially continuous. $E$ is not $σ$-Dedekind complete. Is there such Banach ...
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Characterization of $l_p$ up to a linear isometry

There is a science called "Geometry of Banach spaces". I wonder if they managed to give a geometric characterization of $\ell_p$ ($p\in[1,\infty]$) up to isometric isomorphism (among all Banach ...
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$\|T\|_2 \le \sqrt{\|T\|_1\|T\|_\infty}$

Let $T$ be a linear operator acting on a finite-dimensional real or complex vector space. As a direct consequence (or rather a particular case) of the Riesz-Thorin theorem, we have $$ \|T\|_2 \le ...
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Absolute value inequality for complex numbers

I asked this question on stackexchange, but despite much effort on my part have been unsuccesful in finding a solution. Does the inequality $$2(|a|+|b|+|c|) \leq |a+b+c|+|a+b-c|+|a+c-b|+|b+c-a|$$ ...
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Operators from $\ell_\infty$

It is well-known that non-weakly compact operators from $\ell_\infty$ into any Banach space act as isomorphisms on some subspace of $\ell_\infty$ isomorphic to $\ell_\infty$. I have a question in this ...
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Operator norms of circulant matrices

The definition and basic properties of circulant matrices can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circulant_matrix. For complex numbers $a_1,\ldots,a_n$, I will use the notation $$ ...
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Can I define Fredholm Index using $\dim \ker ST - \dim \ker TS$?

$X$, $Y$ are Banach spaces. Let $S \in L(X, Y)$, $T \in L(Y, X)$, where $L(X, Y)$ denotes the Banach algebra of bounded linear operators from $X$ to $Y$. If we have that $Id_Y - ST \in \mathbb{K}(Y)$ ...
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Is there always a subspace of $L^p$ isomorphic to direct sums of $\ell^2,\ell^p$? [closed]

It is known that each $L^p$ (on a space with finite measure like $[0,1]$) $p>1$ space contains an isomorphic complemented copy of $\ell^2$ and $\ell^p$. I think this is the Kadets-Pelczynski ...