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### Self-dual finite-dimensional complex normed spaces

Suppose $X$ is a complex normed space of dimension 2 or 3 and $X$ is isometrically isomorphic to its dual. Is $X$ a Hilbert space?
Remarks: There are easy counterexamples in the real case, and in ...

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### Quotients with unconditional bases

Gowers' dichotomy theorem asserts that every Banach space either contains an HI subspace or a subspace having an unconditional basis. There are examples of HI spaces without quotients having ...

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### Is this result of Spain correct?

Let us have a look on the proof of Theorem 2 in [P. G. Spain, Boolean algebras of projections, Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society (Series 2) 19, 03, March 1975, 287-289]
The author ...

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### Complexifying a real Banach space and its dual

A standard way to define the "complexification" $E_\mathbb{C}$ of a real Banach space $E$ is to define a complex linear structure on $E\times E$ by (1) $(x,y)+(u,v)=(x+u, y+v)$, (2) ...

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### Extension of $S_+$ type operators

Let $X$ be a reflexive Banach space and $G\subset X$ a open bounded set. Let $F:\overline{G}\rightarrow X^\star$ be a $S_+$ operator, i.e., if for any sequence $x_n$ in $G$ for which ...

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### Given that a conditional measure is Gaussian, how bad can the original measure be?

Let $X$ and $Y$ be Banach spaces, and let $\varphi : X \to Y$ be a continuous linear map. Suppose that $\mathbb P$ is a probability measure on $X$ which satisfies the continuous disintegration ...

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### Banach lattice subspace of $C([0,1])$ not a sublattice

This is probably easy, but I did not see it in standard texts. Describe a closed subspace $V$ of $C([0,1])$ such that $V$ is a Banach lattice (in the pointwise ordering), but $V$ is not a sublattice ...

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### Subspaces of $l_p$ and Banach-Mazur distance

This is a question I posted on SE, and I have been advised to post it here.
http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/146427/subspaces-of-l-p-and-banach-mazur-distance
It is well-known that every ...

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263 views

### Decomposing bilinear forms in Hilbert spaces

You are given a complex Hilbert space $H$ with two equivalent Hilbert space structures $<,>$ and $<,>'$. Define $<,>''=<,> + <,>'$ to be the sum of our two scalar ...

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### Norms agreeing on dense subspace [closed]

Suppose $(B,\|\cdot\|)$ is a Banach space, $V\subset B$ a dense subspace, and $V$ is equipped with a norm $\|\cdot\|_V$ such that $\|x\|_V = \|x\|$ for all $x\in V$.
Is $(B,\|\cdot\|)$ a completion ...

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### question about bidual normed space

Consider a Banach $\mathbb{R}$-space E and an element $u\in E''$ such that :
for all sequence $\phi_n\in E'$ which $\sigma(E',E)$-converges to $\phi \in E'$, one has $\lim u(\phi_n)=u(\phi)$.
Is it ...

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### Absolute norms and 1-unconditional sums

Absolute norm
Let $X$ and $Y$ be Banach spaces. Let $Z=X\times Y$ a norm $\|\cdot\|_N$ on $Z$ is called absolute if there is a function $N\colon R^2\rightarrow R$ such that
$$
\|(x,y)\|_N=N((\|x\|, ...

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### Non-super reflexive space

Suppose $X$ is a reflexive space (possibly non-separable) which is not super-reflexive. Then (by definition) there exists a non-reflexive Banach space $Y$ which is non-reflexive but is finitely ...

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### Uniform closure of subspaces of Baire class 1

Describe a uniformly closed linear subspace $A \subset C([0,1])$ such that the space $B_1(A)$ is not uniformly complete. Here $B_1(A)$ is the set of all bounded functions $f$ which are pointwise ...

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### Generator of a $C_0$-semigroup restricted to a subspace

Suppose we have a decreasing filtration of Banach spaces $(E_t)\_{t\geq0}$, inclusions $V_{s+t,t}:E_{s+t}\to E_t$ and projections $P_{t,s+t}:E_t\to E_{s+t}$ such that $P_{t,s+t}V_{s+t,t}=I_{E_{s+t}}$. ...

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### Reflexive-saturated Banach spaces

Say that a Banach space $X$ is strongly saturated by reflexive subspaces if every closed subspace $Y\subset X$ contains a further reflexive subspace $Z\subset Y$ with $\mbox{dens }Y=\mbox{dens Z}$. If ...

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### split of s.e.s. of Banach spaces

Let $l^{\infty}$ be the Banach space of all bounded real sequences with the $sup$-norm and $c$ the closed subspace of convergent sequences. Is there a continuous linear map $T: l^{\infty} \rightarrow ...

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### Minkowski's Inequality for Integrals in Orlicz spaces

EDIT: I have changed the question to have less parameters, fitting it into the context of Orlicz spaces.
Suppose $f:[0,\infty)\to[0,\infty)$ is convex and increasing, ...

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144 views

### Algebras with countable chains only

Is there an example of an uncountable Boolean algebra $B$ in which every chain is countable and such that $\ell_\infty$ embeds into the Banach space $C(\mbox{Stone }B)$? The latter requirement is not ...

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### Embedding of $\ell_p$ into infinite direct sums

Let $p\in (1,\infty)$ and let $q$ be conjugate to $p$. Is there a subspace of $\ell_1(\ell_p)$ isomorphic to $\ell_q$? Of course, I am uninterested in the case $p=2$.

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### Gaussian Valued Random Variables in Geometry of Banach Spaces

Why are Gaussian valued random variables so important in the Geometry of Banach spaces? I am reading the monograph by Pisier - "Probabilistic Methods in the Geometry of Banach Spaces" and in the very ...

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### Pitt's theorem for non-separable $\ell_p$ spaces

A short variant of Pitt's theorem is the followig: for $1\leq p < r <\infty$ holds
$$
\mathcal{B}(\ell_r(\mathbb{N}),\ell_p(\mathbb{N}))=\mathcal{K}(\ell_r(\mathbb{N}),\ell_p(\mathbb{N}))
$$
Now ...

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### Ultrapowers of operators

Can we prove that for each infinite dimensional Banach space $X$ and any free ultrafilter (possibly over uncountable set of indices) $\mathcal{U}$ the obvious embedding
...

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### ANR Subsets of banach spaces

I need a reference for conditions on a closed subspace of a Banach space to have the homotopy type of an ANR.

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### Complemented subspaces of $\ell_p(I)$ for uncountable $I$

I was looking for an article mimicing result of Pelczynski for $\ell_p$. I have found this one
Rodriguez-Salinas, B. (1994). On the Complemented Subspaces of $c_0(I)$ and $\ell_p(I)$ for $1 < p ...

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### Projections in Banach spaces

Dear All,
I am absolutely lost in the following problem:
Let $P_s, \: s \in [0,1],$ be a uniformly bounded family of projections (idempotents) in a Banach space $X$ such that $P_s P_t = P_{{\rm ...

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### Form of finite dimensional contractive projection in $L_p$

Let $P$ be a finite dimensional contractive (norm 1) projection in $L_p$, $1 < p < \infty$. Then $P$ is of the following form:
$Pf = \sum_{k=1}^n g_k \int h_kf$
Where $\|g_k\|_p = \|h_k\|_q = ...

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### Density of adjoint operators

I am interested in operators on a non-reflexive Banach space. Let $X$ be a Banach space and let $L(X)$ be the algebra of operators acting on $X$. We may embed $L(X)$ into $L(X^{\ast\ast})$ by ...

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### Isometric embeddings of $\ell_q^m$ into $\ell_p$ and $L_p$ for $p,q\in[1,+\infty]$

I'm looking for articles describing or proving nonexistence of isometric embeddings of $m$-dimensional space $\ell_q^m$ into $L_p$ and $\ell_p$ for $q,p\in[1,+\infty]$.
Since $\ell_q^m$ is finite ...

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### Direct proof of injectivity of $L_\infty$

I would like to know a simple proof of isometric injectivity of $L_\infty$. The proof I've found in Topics in Banach space theory. F. Albiac, N. Kalton uses two deep result.
$L_\infty$ as ...

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### $\ell_\infty^*$ has Dunford--Pettis property

hi, I'm trying to prove that $\ell_\infty^*$ has the Dunford–Pettis property. It's enough to show that $\ell_\infty$ does not contain a copy of $\ell_1$ … but I'm having some trouble doing that. Can ...

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### Isometric automorphism of $c_0$ different than coordinate permutation

Does there exist an isometric automorphism of $c_0$ which is not a permutation of coordinates?

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### Weak topology of WOT

Let $E$ be a reflexive Banach space and let $B(E)$ be the space of bounded operators on $E$ endowed with the weak operator topology. In particular, the unit ball of $B(E)$ is then WOT-compact. $(B(E), ...

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### Projections onto $n$-codimensional subspaces of a Banach space: norms.

Hello, I'd like some help to find an answer I've been looking for since this morning.
Let $X$ be a Banach space and let $Y$ be an $n$-codimensional subspace of $X$. Let $P$ be a projection from $X$ ...

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179 views

### BM-distances between $B(\ell_p^n)$ and $\ell^{n^2}_p$

Let $\ell_p^n$ be the $n$-dimensional real or complex $\ell_p$-space and let $\mathscr{B}(\ell_p^n)$ be the space of matrices on $\ell_p^n$ endowed with the operator norm. I am looking for any ...

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319 views

### Inequivalent complete norms and the axiom of choice

Hi,
I've been wondering about the following :
Is it possible, without the axiom of choice, to have two inequivalent complete norms on a vector space?
All the examples of inequivalent complete norms ...

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**1**answer

189 views

### Subalgebras of $B(E)$

Let me fix an infinite-dimensional (complex) Banach space $E$. There is a cute result of Bracic and Kuzma which says that every maximal abelian subalgebra of $\mathscr{B}(E)$, the algebra of bounded ...

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209 views

### Reflexive Besov spaces

I don't know whether the Besov space $B^1_{1,1}$ on a one dimensional torus is reflexive or not? Can someone help me please?

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651 views

### Non-probabilistic proof of the Johnson–Lindenstrauss lemma

The Johnson–Lindenstrauss lemma states that a small set of points in a high-dimensional space can be embedded into a space of much lower dimension in such a way that distances between the points are ...

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325 views

### Double duals characteristic [closed]

Recall that (for $1\le p<\infty$), $\ell^p = \{\{a_n\}_{n=1}^\infty:\sum\limits_{i=1}^\infty|a_i|\lt\infty\}$, with norm $||\{a_n\}||=(\sum\limits_{i=1}^\infty|a_i|^p)^{\frac{1}{p}}$.
It is well ...

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241 views

### Extension of lipschitz functions along a curve

Given a curve $\gamma$ in a Banach space $X$ and a function f defined along the curve s.t.
$$\big\Vert f(\gamma(t))-f(\gamma(s))\big\Vert\\leq L\big\Vert\gamma(t)-\gamma(s)\big\Vert$$
is it possible ...

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224 views

### Convergence of a function in a metric space to its metric.

Given a metric space $(\mathbb{A},d)$ in $\mathbb{R^n}$ with a metric $d$ being the Euclidean metric:
If $\lim_{t \rightarrow \infty}||A_{t+1}-A_t||\rightarrow 0$ is a convergent sequence where $A$ ...

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**1**answer

327 views

### Complemented Subspaces and Riesz-Thorin interpolation

Riesz-Thorin interpolation may sometimes be applied to subspaces (of $\ell^p$ or $L^p$) when these are complemented and the spaces in the complementation comes from a common dense subspace. To be a ...

**0**

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488 views

### Infinite linear span vs closed linear span

Hi,
Suppose we have a (real, separable) Banach space $V$ and a (linear) set $A\subseteq V$. I presume in general it might not be possible to write every element of the closed span of $A$ as an ...

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469 views

### How do you compute the dual norm of an induced norm on a subspace of a finite-dimensional Lp-normed vector space?

Say you have a finite-dimensional vector space $V$ with an $L^p$ norm on it. In general, the norm induced on a subspace $V_s$ of doesn't have to be another $L^p$ norm, so the unit sphere in $V_s$ ...

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449 views

### Around Banach isomorphism theorem

Let $E$ be a normed (real) space which is not complete. Is it always possible to find $f$ a continuous bijective linear function from $E$ to $E$ such that $f^{-1}$ is not continuous?

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### Set of unitaries with “spread-like” properties

I'm interested in finding two sets of $N$ unitary $N \times N$ matrices $U_{1}, \ldots, U_{N}$, $V_{1}, \ldots, V_{N}$ such that:
$
\sup\limits_{X, Y}\sum\limits_{j,k = 1}^{N} ...

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### Surjectivity of operators on $\ell^\infty$

Can anyone give me an example of an bounded and linear operator $T:\ell^\infty\to \ell^\infty$ (the space of bounded sequences with the usual sup-norm), such that T has dense range, but is not ...

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### How (and when) to factor a function defined on a product of metric spaces?

Suppose we have a set of regular functions defined on a product of metric spaces, for instance the Banach space of the smooth functions from $\mathbb R^n$ to $\mathbb C$. We know, thanks to the Taylor ...

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461 views

### Continuous projections in $\ell_1$ with norm $>1$

I was trying to find papers and articles about non-contractive continuous projections in $\ell_1(S)$ where $S$ is an arbitrary set. If it is not studied yet, I would like to know results for the case ...