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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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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Nuclear vs Integral operators on Hilbert spaces

Consider the Hilbert space $L_2=L_2[0,1]$. Is it true that for each nuclear (trace-class) operator on $L_2$ there exists a function $K\in L_1(L_2)$ such that $$Tf = \int\limits_0^1 K(s) f(s) ...
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Banach space interpolation theory in terms of categories

I have recently learned a bit about higher category theory. And there is a question I would like to ask. Can we enrich banach space interpolation theory by using higher category theory? Is it ...
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Structure of an intersection of $L^p$-spaces

In what follows, $L^p$ denotes the space of functions from $\mathbb{R}$ to $\mathbb{R}$ such that $\int_{\mathbb{R}} |f(x)|^p\mathrm{d}x < \infty$. I am interested to understand the structure we ...
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Products of spaces containing no copies of $\ell_2(\Gamma)$

Given an infinite set $\Gamma$, I would like to know if the class of Banach spaces containing no copies of $\ell_2(\Gamma)$ is stable under finite products. When $\Gamma$ is countable the answer is ...
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Is $\partial^\alpha$ a map $H^{s,p}(\mathbb R^N,F)\to H^{s-|\alpha|,p}(\mathbb R^N,F)$?

More precisely, the question is formulated as follows. Let $F$ be an arbitrary Banach space, especially not having the UMD−property. Let $N\in\mathbb N$ and $s\in\mathbb R$ and $1\le p\le +\infty$ . ...
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What's the dual space of $c_{0}^{\mathcal {A}}(X)$?

Suppose that $X$ is a Banach space and $({\mathcal {A}},\alpha)$ is a Banach operator ideal. A sequence $(x_{n})_{n=1}^{\infty}$ in $X$ is said to be ${\mathcal {A}}-$convergent to zero if there exist ...
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Final topology of surjective linear map on Banach space

Let $L:X\rightarrow Y$ be a surjective linear map from Banach space $(X,||\cdot||_X)$ to vector space $Y$ and denote with $\tau_L$ the final topology on $Y$ induced by $T$. Is $\tau_L$ equivalent ...
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Ultrapowers and complemented subspaces

Let $Y$ be a closed subspace of a Banach space $X$, and let $\mathcal{U}$ be a nontrivial ultrafilter on the set $\mathbb{N}$ of all integer numbers. It is not difficult to see that if $Y$ is ...
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Introducing a dual space structure

Suppose that we have a Banach space $X$ together with some locally convex Hausdorff topology on $X$, weaker than the one given by the norm, which makes the unit ball of $X$ compact. Is $X$ ...
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A differentiable version of the Michael selection theorem

Assume that $X$ and $Y$ are Banach spaces and $T:X\to Y$ is a bounded surjective linear map. Is there a Gateaux differentiable function $g:Y\to X$ such that $T\circ g=Id_{Y}$?
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Mixed Tsirelson Norm

A couple of days ago I posted this question on Mathematics Stack Exchange. Surprisingly, so far, I haven't received any answers or comments about it (besides my own possible answer). Maybe I can get ...
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Understanding reasons for best constants in inequalities

Why, in functional analysis, is so important to calculate best constant in an embedding inequality? Cross-posted from ...
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A (non trivial) continuous map on a Banach space which is nowhere Frechet differentiable

Assume that $X$ is a Banach space. Is there a continuous map $f:X\to X$ such that $f$ is nowhere Frechet differentiable, but its restriction to every finite dimensional subspace is every where Frechet ...
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A useful criterion in vector integration

I would like to know the proof of the following theorem: Consider two Banach spaces $X\hookrightarrow Y$ and $1<p,q\leq\infty$. Let $(f_n)_{n\geq 0}$ be a bounded sequence in $L^q(I,Y)$ and let ...
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Complemented subspaces of ultrapowers

It's a famous result of Maurey that a Banach space $E$ is finitely representable in $X$ if and only if it is a subspace of some ultrapower of $X$. Is there an analogous result for complemented ...
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Banach spaces with no reflexive complemented subspaces

If $X$ is a Banach space with the Dunford Pettis Property (DPP), then no infinite reflexive subspace can be complemented. Suppose now that the Banach space has the property, that no infinite reflexive ...
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Non-strictly singular quotients

Every separable subspace, in particular, $\ell_p$ for $p\in (1,\infty)$ is a quotient of $\ell_1$. However, every map from $\ell_1$ to $\ell_p$ is strictly singular (as $\ell_1$ is self-saturated). ...
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Separable Banach spaces which are absolute Lipschitz retracts

A subset $F$ of a metric space $M$ is called a Lipschitz retract of $M$ if there is a Lipschitz map from $M$ onto $F$ which coincides with the identity on $F$. A metric space which is a Lipschitz ...
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On the existence of embeddings of $\ell_r$ into $L_1([0,1], \ell_p)$ for $r<p$

If $2<r<p$, is it true or false that $\ell_r \not \!\hookrightarrow L_1([0,1], \ell_p)$ ? In other words, if $r< p$, is it true or false that $L_1([0,1], \ell_p)$ contains a copy of $\ell_r$ ...
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Birkhoff orthogonal of a Banach space in its bidual

Let $X$ be a Banach space embedded in $X^{**}$ in the usual way. We consider the set $$ O_X := \{ x^{**}\in X^{**} : \|x^{**}-x\|\geq \|x\| \textrm{ for all }x\in X\}. $$ I think this is the ...
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Existence of injective operators with dense range

Given two separable (infinite dimensional) Banach spaces $X$ and $Y$, it is not difficult to show that there exists an injective (bounded linear) operator $T:X\to Y$ with range dense in $Y$. See S. ...
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Contractively complemented subspaces without contractively complemented complement

Can someone give me an example of a Banach space $X$ and contractive projection $P\in\mathcal{B}(X)$ such that $\ker P$ is not a range of any contractive projection $Q\in\mathcal{B}(X)$?
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Morita equivalence for operator algebras and tensor products, question about proof

This is a bit of a dumb question I know, but I was reading "Morita equivalence for C*-algebras and W*-algebras" by Rieffel, in this section about Morita equivalences and how they relate to forming ...
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tensorial product with Lp

Let us consider E a finite-dimensional normed space on $\mathbb{R}$ and a real number $p\geq 1$. Is it true that the projective tensorial product $E \widehat{\otimes}_\pi L^p(\mathbb{R},\mathbb{R})$ ...
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When is the bound in Riesz-Thorin Interpolation Theorem attained?

Let me recall the statement of Riesz-Thorin theorem (see also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riesz%E2%80%93Thorin_theorem). Theorem (Riesz-Thorin): Let $(X,\mu)$ and $(Y,\nu)$ be $\sigma$-finite ...
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Banach-Mazur distance to complex $\ell^1$ of a space containing real $\ell^1$

Consider a complex Banach space $X$ with a real subspace isometric to $\ell^1_{\mathbb R}$. What is the best constant $c$ such that $X$ contains a complex subspace $c$-isometric to $\ell^1_{\mathbb ...
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Centralizers and containment of $c_0$

I have this question also in MSE (see: http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/666053/centralizers-and-containment-of-c-0), but I have not got an answer there. So I thought I try my luck here. Let ...
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On sequences which converge to zero with respect to an operator ideal

Let $X$ be a Banach space and $\mathcal{A}$ be an operator ideal. A sequence $(x_{n})_{n=1}^{\infty}$ in $X$ is called $\mathcal{A}$-convergent to zero if there exist an operator $S\in ...
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On the classification of injective Banach spaces

A Banach space $E$ is injective when it is complemented in each Banach space $X$ that contains it as a closed subspace. The space $E$ is $1$-injective if the copy of $E$ in $X$ is the range of a ...
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Rosenthal like inequality for weak $\mathbb L^p$-norms

Let $p$ be a real number greater than $1$. It is well known (see Hall and Heyde's Martingale limit theory and its applications, Theorem 2.10) that there exists a constant $C_p$ such that if ...
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Constructing a continuous matrix valued function

Given $d<k$. Let ${\cal M}_{d\times k}(\mathbb{R})$ denotes the set of all $d\times k$ real matrices and suppose that $H:\mathbb{R}^k\rightarrow {\cal M}_{d\times k}(\mathbb{R})$ is a continuous ...
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Grothendieck spaces and total subspaces of the dual

There is probably an embarrassingly simple counter-example to my question but I couldn't figure it out myself. Let me give it a try here. A Banach space $X$ is Grothendieck if weak*-convergent ...
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The importance of basis constant in Banach spaces

Let $X$ be a Banach space an let $(e_n)_{n=1}^{\infty}$ be a Schauder basis of $X$. If we denote the sequence of the natural projections associated with $(e_n)_{n=1}^{\infty}$ by ...
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A homogeneous but slightly asymmetric inequality

I need to prove the following inequality: for any $Z=(z_1,\dots,z_l)\in\mathbb{C}^l$ for any $p\geq 2$ and $l\geq 2$ \begin{equation} \left|\left|\sum_{j=1}^l ...
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Commutativity of convex hulls and closed balls

Let $X$ be a closed convex subset of a Banach space, and let $A\subseteq X$ be a Borel set. Denote $$ B_r(A) :=\{y\in X:\exists x\in A \text{ such that }\|x-y\|\leq r\} $$ and by $H(A)$ the convex ...
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Self-Adjointness for Banach Spaces

Good evening. Is there a reasonable notion of being self-adjoint for the adjoint operator on Banach Spaces? Kind regards, Alex