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### Sequences in $L_{p}(1<p<\infty)$ that is equivalent to the unit vector basis of $l_{p}$ or $l_{2}$

Let $1<p<\infty$. Johnson and Schechtman (Multiplication operators on $L(L_{p})$ and $l_{p}$-strictly singular operators, 2008) observed that if $(x_{n})_{n}$ is a sequence in $L_{p}$ that is ...

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### A universal operator between separable Banach spaces

The Banach space $C[0,1]$ is universal for all separable Banach spaces in the sense that for a separable Banach space $X$ there is an isometric isomorphism from $X$ into $C[0,1]$. My question is ...

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### Subspaces of $L_{p}(2<p<\infty)$

Let $p>2$ and $X$ a subspace of $L_{p}$.
Then Kadec and Pelczynski proved that either $X$ is isomorphic to $l_{2}$ or $X$ contains a subspace isomorphic to $l_{p}$.
Question: if $X$ is ...

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### Weakly null sequences in $L_{p}(1<p<2)$

Let $1<p<2$. Let $(f_{n})_{n}$ be a normalized weakly null sequence in $L_{p}$ such that the sequence $(f_{n})_{n}$ contains no subsequence that is equivalent to the unit vector basis of $l_{p}$....

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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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### Banach spaces: A ball being a subset of the interior of the union of two balls

Let $X$ be a separable reflexive Banach space and let $A$, $B_1$, and $B_2$ be three closed balls in $X$. Is there a `handy' necessary and sufficient condition for checking whether $A \subseteq (B_1 \...

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### Equivalence of questions regarding restrictions of pure states

In Davidson and Szarek's article "Local Operator Theory, Random Matrices and Banach Spaces" in the Handbook of the Geometry of Banach Spaces, the authors discuss the (now solved) Kadison-Singer ...

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### When is the sum of complemented subspaces complemented?

Let $X$ be a Banach space.
Question. Suppose $X_1,...,X_n$ are complemented subspaces of $X$. When is the sum $X_1+...+X_n$ complemented? Further, suppose we know some projections $P_1,...,P_n$ onto $...

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### When do two quasi-Banach spaces with identical dual spaces have equivalent norms?

Let $X$ and $Y$ be two quasi-Banach spaces such that the dual spaces satisfy $X^*=Y^*$.
I want to know if there are some conditions that imply $X=Y$ (in the sense of equivalent norms).

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### Renorming a Banach space to make projections contractive

Let $X$ be a Banach space and $P$ be a projection in $B(X)$. Then $X$ can be renormed so that $P$ has norm $1$.
Can the same be done for a family of projections? That is, given finitely many ...

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### almost invariant half space for a dual of a restricted operator

Let $X$ be an infinite-dimensional Banach space and $T\in\mathcal{L}(X)$ a continuous linear operator acting on $X$. A closed subspace $Y$ of $X$ is said to be an almost-invariant halfspace (...

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### Self-adjoint, strictly singular operators on Hilbert spaces

Let $X$ and $Y$ be infinite-dimensional Banach spaces. Recall that an operator $T: X\rightarrow Y$ is strictly singular if it is not an isomorphic embedding when restricted to any infinite-dimensional ...

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### Products of strictly singular operators on $L_{p}[0,1]$ or on $C[0,1]$

In 1970, V.D. Milman (Operators of class $C_{0}$ and $C^{*}_{0}$, Teor. Funkc. Funkc. Anal. Ih Priloz. 10(1970),15-26) proved that the product of two strictly singular operators on $L_{p}[0,1](1\leq p&...

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### A unital algebra with norm and continuous multiplication is a Banach algebra

In my research in functional analysis, I came across this rather simple result:
For a normed algebra A over $ \mathbb{C} $ with unit, in which multiplication , right and left are both continuous w....

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### Meager subspaces of a Banach space and weak-* convergence

I previously asked a version of this question on Math.SE, but didn't receive an answer. (But there is a bounty there if you want to claim it!)
Let $X$ be a Banach space. (If it helps, feel free to ...

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### Interpolation between $L_1^0$ and $L_2^0$

Let $L_p^0$ be the mean zero functions in $L_p(G)$, where, say, $G$ is an infinite compact group endowed with normalized Haar measure. Suppose that $T$ is a bounded linear operator on $L_1$ that maps $...

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### Elements of Minimal Norm on an affine subset of a Banach Space

Let $v_1$ and $v_2$ be two elements of a real Banach space $(X,\lVert\;\rVert)$, each of unit norm. Consider the one-dimensional affine subspace $v_1+tv_2$ for real $t$. Is there a general formula for ...

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### On the Lorentz sequence space $d(w,1)$

I am interested in examples of dual Banach spaces $X$ with the Schur property (weakly convergent sequences in $X$ are norm convergent) like $\ell_1$.
The Lorentz spaces $d(w,1)$ [Lindenstrauss and ...

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### Cameron Martin space

I have seen two definitions of Cameron Martin space of a Gaussian measure $\nu$ on a Banach space (say $W$) and am unable to establish their equivalence. Any help would be appreciated.
1) It is the ...

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### Set of w*-continuous operators closed for the weak* topology or not?

Let $X$ be a dual Banach space, i.e. $X=(X_*)^*$ for some Banach space $X_*$. Consider the weak* topology of $B(X)$, i.e. the topology of pointwise convergence on $X$ endowed with the $\sigma(X,X_*)$-...

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### quasi-nilpotent part of a dual operator

Definitions and notation.
Let $X$ be a complex Banach space and $T\in\mathcal{L}(X)$ a continuous linear operator on $X$. We define the quasi-nilpotent part of $T$ as
\begin{equation*}H_0(T):=\left\{...

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### A singleton as domain sum of a series [migrated]

Consider the series
$$e_1+\frac{1}{2}e_2-\frac{1}{2}e_2+\frac{1}{4}e_3-\frac{1}{4}e_3+\frac{1}{4}e_3-\frac{1}{4}e_3+\frac{1}{8}e_4-\frac{1}{8}e_4+\cdots-\frac{1}{8}e_4+\frac{1}{16}e_5-\cdots$$
in the ...

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### Dominated convergence to characteristic function

Let $\phi_m(x):=\chi_{[0,1]} * \chi_{[0,1]} *...* \chi_{[0,1]}$ be the m -times convolution (so $m+1$ characteristic functions are involved).
Then the Fourier transform of this function is given by
$...

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### About $C(K)$-spaces containing no copy of $l_{1}$

Let $K$ be a compact Hausdorff space. I wonder whether there are characterizations of $K$ such that $C(K)$ contains no copy of $l_{1}$. There are some compact Hausdorff spaces $K$ such that $C(K)$ ...

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### Smooth Approximation of Indicator Function of Convex Sets in $\mathbb{R}^n$

Let $( \mathbb{R}^n, \| \cdot \|_P)$ be the $n$-dimensional Euclidean space equipped with $\ell_p$-norm $\| \cdot \|_p$ for some $p\in [1, + \infty]$. Let $A$ be a convex set in $\mathbb{R}^n$ and ...

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### Davis, Figiel, Johnson and Pełczyński factorization through spaces with a bases

Davis, Figiel, Johnson and Pełczyński's Factorization Theorem states that each weakly compact operator $T:X \to Y$ between Banach spaces $X$ and $Y$ factors through a reflexive Banach space $Z$. In ...

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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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### Sequentially continuous but not continuous linear map $(X^*, w^*)$ to $(Y^*,w^*)$

Let $X, Y$ be Banach spaces and let $T : (X^*, w^*) \rightarrow (Y^*,w^*)$ be a linear map. Suppose that $T$ is sequentially continuous. Must $T$ be weak*-to-weak*-continuous ?

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### Subprojectivity of the spaces $B_{p}(1<p<\infty)$

Fix $1<p<\infty$. In his thesis, C.J.Seifert adapted the construction of Baerstein's space $B$ by replacing the number 2 by $p$ to construct the space, called "$B_{p}$" space. He showed that ...

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### Subprojectivity of $L_{p}(p>2)$

Let $p>2$. Following from M.I. Kadec and A. Pełczyński's results (Studia Math. 1962), R.J.Whitley (Trans. Amer. Math.Soc. 1964) observed that $L_{p}$ is subprojective, that is, every infinite-...

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### On the complemented subspaces of $L_{p}(p>2)$

M.I. Kadec and A. Pełczyński proved that if $E$ is a subspace of $L_{p}(p>2)$ isomorphic to $l_{2}$, then $E$ is complemented in $L_{p}$. My question is:
Is there a constant $C_{p}$ depending only ...

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### Reflexive subspaces of dual spaces

If $X$ is a Banach space, is it true that $X^{*}$ must contain an infinite dimensional reflexive subspace? I know of Gowers' example of a Banach space not containing $c_0$, $l_1$, or reflexive, but I ...

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### Biorthogonal functionals

If $X$ is a separable Banach space and $(x_n)$ is a basic sequence, then we can define biorthogonal functionals $(x^{*}_n)$ in $X^{*}$ such that $x^{*}_n(x_k)=\delta_{nk}$.
What about conversely? If ...

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### Trivial intersection of kernels

This is a follow up to the question: Biorthogonal functionals. A positive answer to that question implies a negative answer to this one.
If $X$ is a separable Banach space, can we find a basic ...

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### Dual of colimit in $\text{Ban}_1$

I learned in J. Castillo's Hitchhiker guide to categorical Banach space theory that, by a theorem of Semadeni and Zidenberg, limits and colimits exist in the category $\text{Ban}_1$ of Banach spaces ...

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### A single point as sum range of a series

Can anyone give some clues to show that any infinite dimensional Banach space have a conditionally convergent series whose sum range is a single point?
Thanks in advance for any help.

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### Extension of a function from almost everywhere to everywhere

The informal general question is: let $f$ be a "sufficiently nice" function, defined "almost everywhere". Can we develop a method to uniquely extend $f$ to the "remaining" points?
Example: Let $f(x)=\...

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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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### Two questions on the James $p$-space $J_{p}(1<p<\infty)$

Let $1<p<\infty$. The James $p$-space $J_{p}$ is the Banach space of all sequences of real numbers $(a_{i})_{i}\in c_{0}$ such that
$$\|(a_{i})_{i}\|=\sup\{(\sum_{j=1}^{n}|a_{p_{j-1}}-a_{p_{j}}|...

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### A question on the quantification of compact operators

Let me first fix some notations.
If $A$ and $B$ are nonempty subsets of a Banach space $X$, we set $$d(A,B)=\inf\{\|a-b\|:a\in A,b\in B\},$$$$\widehat{d}(A,B)=\sup\{d(a,B):a\in A\}.$$
Let $A$ be a ...

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### Can $L^p(\mathbb{R})$ and $ L^q(\mathbb{R})$ be isomorphic?

Let $p,q \in (1,\infty)$ with $p\neq q$. Are the Banach spaces $L^p(\mathbb{R})$, $L^q(\mathbb{R})$ isomorphic?

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### A possible norm on a subspace of $C^\infty([0,1])$?

I have posted the following question (with minimal differences) on MSE some days ago, without receiving a satisfactory answer, so let me try here again.
Take the vector space of infinitely ...

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### quasi-weakly compact operators, co-ideals of operator ideals, and Banach spaces $X$ with $X^{**}/X$ separable

Throughout, $X$ and $Y$ will denote Banach spaces with $T\in\mathcal{L}(X,Y)$ (the space of continuous linear operators between $X$ and $Y$). We define the operator $\overline{T}\in\mathcal{L}(X^{**}/...

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### Various limits of the Christoffel Darboux Kernel

In a different thread, we stumbled upon the following question:
Given a continuous finite measure $w(x)dx$ on some interval $(a,b)$, $-\infty \leq a <b \leq \infty$, and the set of respective ...

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### Weak compactness in the James space and its dual

It is known that there are characterizations of weak compactness in most of classical non-reflexive spaces (e.g. $L_{1}$-spaces and $C(K)$-spaces). I wonder whether there are characterizations of weak ...

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### Equivalent ways to study a semilinear parabolic equation as a perturbed abstract Cauchy problem

I am considering the following abstract Cauchy problem on Banach space $X$:
\begin{cases}
u'(t)=Au(t)+\big(f(t)+Bu(t)\big),&t\in[0,T],\\
u(0)=x_0,
\end{cases}
Suppose $A$ generates an analyitc ...

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### Who proved that $l^1$ and $L^1[0,1]$ are not isomorphic?

$l^1$ has the Schur property (every weakly convergent sequence is norm convergent) and $L^1[0,1]$ does not, so the two spaces cannot be isomorphic.
Is this folklore, or is it credited to someone? (...

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### Banach-Mazur distance from finite-dimensional subspaces of $\ell_p$ to the Hilbert space

I am reading a paper http://www.math.tamu.edu/~johnson/TF3.4.pdf by Bill Johnson and Andrzej Szankowski and having trouble grasping why
$d_n(Z_m) \leq d_n(\ell_{p_{m+1}} ) = n^{|p_{m+1}-2|}$ in the ...

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### How do you compute the dual norm of an induced norm on a subspace of a finite-dimensional $\ell^p$-normed vector space?

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

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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 ...