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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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Approximation Property: Decomposition

This thread originated from MSE: Approximation Property: Decomposition Given a Banach space $E$. Consider a finite rank operator $F\in\mathcal{F}(X,E)$. Introduce a basis on the finite dimensional ...
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Approximation Property: Characterization

Problem Given a Banach space $E$. Denote compact sets by $\mathcal{C}$, compact operators by $\mathcal{C}(X,Y)$, and finite rank operators by $\mathcal{F}(X,Y)$. Suppose it has the approximation ...
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Compact Approximation

This thread originated from MSE: Compact Approximation This is meant as lemma for: Approximation Property Given a Banach space $E$. Denote compact domains by $\mathcal{C}$. Denote compact ...
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Non-reflexive Banach space s.t. X,X*,X**,… are separable

Is there an infinite-dimensional Banach space $X$, which is not reflexive, such that all the spaces $X,X^{\ast},X^{\ast\ast}, X^{\ast\ast\ast},\dots$ are separable?
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Continuity in Banach space for non-linear maps

I want to find an example of a Banach space $X$ and a continuous map $f:X\rightarrow X$ such that $f$ is not bounded on the unit ball. I do not doubt that such an example exists, but I cannot make it ...
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Necessary conditions for optimality in Banach spaces

Let $X$ denote the non-negative "orthant" of the Banach space $L^2$ (or whatever you call the set of functions in $L^2$ that are non-negative), and let $C$ be a closed, convex subset of $X$. Let $f$ ...
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Counterintuitive consequences of the Hahn-Banach theorem

The axiom of choice has many counterintuitive consequences like the Banach-Tarski paradox. The Hahn-Banach theorem is a consequence of the axiom of choice, but it is weaker. I would like to know ...
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Aronszajn measure

In a geometric measure theory (GMT) course I'm following this year, the professor told us about the Aronszajn measure, and asked us to go check by ourselves what it reprensents (the course was about ...
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James $\ell_1$-theorem

This question was asked at MSe before but with no answer. I am struggling with the very last estimate in the proof of James' $\ell_1$-theorem. (Please see below an excerpt from Albiac and Kalton's ...
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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 $(\xi_{n})_{n=1}^{\infty}$...
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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. ...
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\subseteq \left\{\...
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 \$\...