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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Weak*-closure of finite rank operators on dual space

Given a Banach space $X$, we consider the space $B(X^*)$ of bounded, linear operators on $X^*$ with the weak*-topology from its canonical predual $B(X^*)_*=X^*\hat{\otimes}X$. What is ...
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A quantitative version of Pełczyński's property ($V^{*}$)

Let me first fix some notations. Let $A$ be a bounded subset of a Banach space $X$. Set $$wk_{X}(A)=\widehat{d}(\overline{A}^{w^{*}},X)=\sup\{d(x^{**},X):x^{**}\in \overline{A}^{w^{*}}\},$$ where ...
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Weakenings of the Bounded Approximation Property

Let $X$ be a Banach space, and let $F(X)$ be the finite-rank operators on $X$. Then $X$ has the $\lambda$-BAP if there exists a net $(S_i)_i$ in $F(X)$ with $\sup_i\|S_i\|\leq\lambda$ such that ...
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Nonseparable Hilbert spaces

Being nonseparable Banach space is in fact nothing special: one meets the first examples in the standard functional analysis course, when one learns about $\ell^p$ or $L^p[0,1]$ spaces-these spaces ...
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A quantity measuring weak compactness

Let us fix some notations. If $A$ and $B$ are nonempty subsets of a Banach space $X$, we set $d(A,B)=\inf\{\|a-b\|\mid a\in A,b\in B\},\widehat{d}(A,B)=\sup\{d(a,B)\mid a\in A\}.$ Let $A$ be a ...
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Normed space between $H^{0+}$ and $L^2$

In the space $\in L^2(\mathbb{R}^3)$, consider the following condition. $$\int_{\mathbb{R}^3}\frac{|\widehat{f}(x)|}{1+|x|^{3/2}}dx<+\infty\qquad\mbox{(*)}$$ Of course if $f\in H^s(\mathbb{R}^3)$ ...
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p-summable sequence

Let Y be a closed linear subspace of X and suppose that Y does not have copy of l1 .Does each weakly p-summable sequence in X/Y has a subsequence that's the image of a weakly p-summable sequence in X ...
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Description of $\big(\ell^\infty(\mathbb N)\big)^{\!*}$ via ultrafilters

Let $\beta\mathbb N$ is the set of ultrafilters on $\mathbb N$ and $\mathscr F\in\beta\mathbb N$. Assume that $l_{\mathscr F}\in\big(\ell^\infty(\mathbb N)\big)^{\!*}$ is the functional which assigns ...
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Dense subspaces of $L^p(0,T;X)$

Given a Banach space $X$ and $1\leq p<\infty$, let's define the space $L^p(0,T;X)$ as the set of all strongly measurable functions $f:(0,T)\mapsto X$ such that $$\int_0^T\Vert ...
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Complemented subspaces in the dual of James' space $J$

James' space $J$ is subprojective; i.e., every infinite dimensional (closed) subspace of $J$ contains an infinite dimensional subspace which is complemented in $J$. This fact can be found in Corollary ...
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Hermitian Projections on $C[0,1]$

If $X$ is a normed linear space and $S(X)$ its unit sphere, $X′$ its dual space and $Π=\{(x,f)∈S(X)×S(X′) \ | \ f(x)=1\}$, then for an operator $T$ on $X$, the numerical range $V(T)$ is defined by ...
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Antiproximanal subspace of $L_1[0,1]$

Could someone give a reference or construct an example of closed subspace of $Y\subset L_1[0,1]$ such that $\operatorname{dist}(x,Y)$ is not attained of for any $x\notin Y$. I read somewhere that $Y$ ...
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Spectrum of unitary elements of a Banach algebra

Unitary elements of a Banach space have been defined in this paper as follows: Let $A$ be a Banach space and $a\in A, \|a\|=1$. Let $S_{a}=\{f\in A':\|f\|=1=f(a)\}$. Then $a$ is said to be ...
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Coersivity of a bilinear form [closed]

I need to proof the coersivity of the following bilinear form. a,b and c are scalars, u is the velocity vector field and p is the pressure. Any help is much appreciated! $$ B(\textbf{u},\textbf{v}) = ...
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A quantity measuring weak non-compactness

Let $A$ be a bounded subset of a Banach space $X$. Set: $wk_{X}(A)=\inf\{\epsilon>0:\overline{A}^{w^{*}}\subset X+\epsilon B_{X^{**}}\}$, where $\overline{A}^{w^{*}}$ denotes the $weak^{*}$ closure ...
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The completeness of locally convex space generated by relatively weakly $p$-compact sets

Let $X$ be a Banach space and $1\leq p<\infty$. A bounded subset $K$ of $X$ is relatively weakly $p$-compact if $K$ is contained in $S(B_{l_{p^{*}}})$for some operator $S$ from $l_{p^{*}}$ into ...
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Finitely isometrically persistent metric spaces

The goal of this question is to develop further the discussion initiated in Under which conditions is it possible to find points with same distances under bi-Lipschitz map. The mentioned question was ...
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A Hilbert space characterization via retractions--a conjecture

Given a Banach space $X$ and a functional $f:X\rightarrow \mathbb R$, let $$ X_f := \{x\in X : f(x)\ge 0\} $$ ("functional" means "non-zero linear functional"). Also, given a topological space $E$ ...
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Is $\ell_p$ $(1<p<\infty)$ finitely isometrically distortable?

Let $Y$ be a Banach space isomorphic to $\ell_p$, $1<p<\infty$. Is it true that any finite subset of $\ell_p$ is isometric to some finite subset of $Y$? It seems to me that it is an interesting ...
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Is $L_q(X^*)$ complemented in $(L_p(X))^*$?

Let $X$ be a Banach space and let $p\in (1,\infty)$. If $q$ denotes the conjugate exponent to $p$, then $L_q(X^*)$ is easily seen to be isometric to a subspace of $(L_p(X))^*$ via the map $$f\mapsto ...
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Embedding of real trees into $\ell_1(\Gamma)$

It seems plausible that any real tree or ${\mathbb{R}}$-tree in the sense of the definition in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Real_tree admits an isometric embedding into the Banach space ...
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Under what conditions can we put a complete norm on a linear subspace of a separable Banach space?

Question 1 Let $X$ a separable Banach Space and $Y\subset X$ linear subspace. When can we put a norm on $Y$ in such a way so that $Y$ is a Banach space? Clearly if $Y$ is closed in the norm topology ...
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Generalizing the Mazur-Ulam theorem to convex sets with empty interior in Banach spaces

The Mazur-Ulam theorem (1932) states that any isometry of a normed linear space is affine. See Nica (Expo. Math. 30 (2012), 397-398; arXiv:1306.2380) for a very elegant proof. Question: Let $M$ be a ...
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A question on weakly $p$-convergent sequences

Let $1<p<\infty$. A sequence $(x_{n})_{n}$ in a Banach space $X$ is said to be weakly $p$-convergent to $x\in X$ if the sequence $(x_{n}-x)_{n}$ is weakly $p$-summable in $X$. We say that a ...
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example of an $\ell_1$-saturated Banach space without an unconditional basis

Giorgos Petsoulas, in his paper "A class of $\ell^p$ saturated Banach spaces," has constructed for each $1<p<\infty$ a space $\mathfrak{X}_p$ which is complementably $\ell_p$-saturated but ...
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Banach spaces $X$ with $\ell_2(X)$ not isomorphic to $L_2([0,1],X)$

Let $X$ be a Banach space. I think that some time ago I read somewhere that, in general, the space $\ell_2(X)$ of all sequences $(x_n)$ in $X$ with $\sum_{n=1}^\infty \|x_n\|^2<\infty$ is not ...
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A weak topology generated by weakly $p$-summable sequences

Let $1\leq p<\infty$ and $X$ be a Banach space. $N_{p}(X)$ is to denote the subspace $\{x^{**}\in X^{**}:$ there exists a weakly $p$-summable sequence $(x_{n})_{n}$ in $X$ such that the sequence ...
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Structure of $C^k$ ($k<\infty$)Riemannian metrics on a manifold

$M$ is a smooth manifold. It's known that if $M$ is compact, then the space of smooth Riemannian metrics has a Frechet manifold structure. For the space of $C^k$($k<\infty$) Riemannian metrics, ...
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Which Banach spaces are realcompact?

I have a question about the topological space underlying a Banach space. A topological space $X$ is realcompact iff it is homeomorphic to a closed subset of an infinite product of the form $\mathbb ...
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On a theorem by Mooney and Khavin on the weak sequential completeness of the predual of $H^\infty(\mathbb{D})$

There is a theorem by Mooney http://msp.org/pjm/1972/43-2/pjm-v43-n2-p.pdf#page=185 and independently proved by Havin which says that the predual of $H^{\infty}(\mathbb{D}),$ $L^{1}/H^{1}_{0}$ is ...
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When is the closed unit ball in a smaller Banach space closed in a larger Banach space?

Recently I saw an interesting lemma: For any $s>0$, the closed unit ball in $H^s$ is also closed in the $L^2$ norm. That is, suppose $u_j\in H^s$ and $\|u_j\|_{H^s}\le 1$. Suppose $u_j\to u$ in ...
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On the operators from $l_{p}$ into Tsirelson's space $T$

Let $1<p<2$. My question is: Is any operator from $l_{p}$ into Tsirelson's space $T$ compact? Thank you.
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Thin large subspaces of $\ell^N_1$

Consider a sequence $V_N$ of subspaces of $\ell^N_1$ so that $\dim V_N = N- n$ and $n$ is $\mathsf{o}(N)$. Is it true that these spaces are "thick" (unofficial terminology), i.e. are there constants ...
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On the normalized weakly $p$-summable sequences in Banach spaces

Let $X$ be a Banach space and $1\leq p<\infty$. My question is: Are the following two statements equivalent: (1). Every normalized weakly $p$-summable sequence in $X$ contains a basic subsequence ...
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A characterization of relatively weakly $p$-compact sets

Let $X$ be a separable Banach space and $1<p<\infty$. We say that a sequence $(x_{n})_{n}$ in $X$ is weakly $p$-convergent to $x\in X$ if the sequence $(x_{n}-x)_{n}$ is weakly $p$-summable. A ...
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Subspaces of $H^{\infty}(\mathbb{D})$ which contains a nontrivial weak* closed subalgebra

Let $H^{\infty}(\mathbb{D})$ denotes the Banach space of bounded holomorphic functions in the unit disc. Consider the weak* topology on $L^{\infty}(\mathbb{T})$ that it inherits as the dual of ...
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On the normalized block basic sequences in $c_{0}\widehat{\otimes}_{\pi} c_{0}$

Let $c_{0}\widehat{\otimes}_{\pi} c_{0}$ be the projective tensor product of $c_{0}$ and $c_{0}$. Let $(e_{n})_{n}$ be the unit vector basis of $c_{0}$. For each $n$, define ...
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Equivalent definitions of $\mathscr{L}_p$-spaces

Let $p\in [1,\infty]$ and let $X$ be a separable Banach space. Then $X$ is said to be a $\mathscr{L}_p$-space if there exists an increasing union of finite dimensional Banach spaces $F_n\subset ...
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On the unconditional basis on the Hardy space $H^{1}$ and the Lorentz function space $L_{w,1}$

Question 1. Does the Hardy space $H^{1}$ have an unconditional basis? This problem appeared in S.Kwapien and A.Pelczynski's paper: Some linear topological properties of the hardy spaces $H^{p}$, ...
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Reference: Finsler Derivative?

On the wikipedia page "Generalizations of derivative" the author mentions: " in Finsler geometry, one studies spaces which look locally like Banach spaces. Thus one might want a derivative with some ...
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Does the Lorentz spaces $\Lambda(w,1)$ have nontrivial cotype?

I have the following question: does the Lorentz spaces $\Lambda(w,1)$ have nontrivial cotype and admit an unconditional basis(or even a symmetric basis)?Thank you.
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Geodesic on Banach Manifold [closed]

Is there a way of defining a geodesic on a Banach Manifold $M$ which is not itself a Hilbert Manifold?
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Weakly $p$-summable sequences in $L_{r}$

By Bessaga-Pelczynski Selection Principle, it is easy to check that both $l_{p}(1\leq p<2)$ and $l_{r}(1<r<p^{*})$ contains no normalized weakly $p$-summable sequences. I do not know if it is ...
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$M_Λ(A) → A ⊗ M_Λ(C)$

I saw this in here. Let $A$ be a Banach algebra, and let $\Lambda$ be a non-empty set. We denote by $M_\Lambda(A)$ be the set of $\Lambda\times\Lambda$ matrices $(a_{ij})_{i,j\in\Lambda}$ with entries ...
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skorokhod integral as Weak Integral

Is it possible to express the skorokhod integral on a Banach space $B$ as a special case of the weak (or Pettis) integral over an appropriate Banach space $E$? For example if $E$ is the space of ...
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Weakly null sequences in $X^{**}/X$

Let $X$ be a space and $Q_{X}:X^{**}\rightarrow X^{**}/X$ be the canonical quotient map. Given a weakly null sequence $(f_{n})_{n}$ in $X^{**}/X$. Is there a weakly Cauchy sequence $(x^{**}_{n})_{n}$ ...
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Weak continuity of a vector valued function [closed]

Let $f:[0,1]\to \ell_\infty[0,1]$ be defined by $f(t)=\chi_{[0,t]}$. Is it true that $f$ is weakly continuous almost everywhere w.r.t. Lebesgue measure ? Here $\ell_\infty[0,1]$ represents the ...
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Isometric embeddings of finite subsets of $\ell_2$ into infinite-dimensional Banach spaces

Question: Does there exist a finite subset $F$ of $\ell_2$ and an infinite-dimensional Banach space $X$ such that $F$ does not admit an isometric embedding into $X$? There are some results of the ...
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A question about weak convergence on the unit ball of a reflexive space

Which class of reflexive spaces $X$ having the property: if a sequence $(x_{n})_{n}\subset B_{X}$ converges to $x$ weakly and $\|x_{n}\|\rightarrow 1$, then the norm of $x$ must be 1. Of course, the ...
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Is every ideal part of an operator ideal?

An operator ideal $\mathfrak J$ is a class of continuous operators. Namely, for every pair of complex Banach spaces, $\mathfrak X,\mathfrak Y$, we have that $\mathfrak J(\mathfrak X,\mathfrak Y) ...