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Topological vector space with a locally convex topology, i.e. induced by a system of seminorms.

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On Köthe sequence spaces

I asked this a week ago at math.stackexchange, but without success. As far as I understand, there are several meanings of the notion of the Köthe sequence space, in particular, Hans Jarchow in his "...
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Infra-Pták space that is not Pták

From reading the literature of the 1970s heyday of locally convex spaces, it seems that it was an important open question whether there is an infra-Pták (i.e. $B_r$-complete) space that is not Pták (i....
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Useful notion for locally convex spaces - well known?

In my current work the following property of maps between locally convex spaces showed up at several places and proved to be useful. It seems quite elementary to me, so I would like to know whether it ...
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Metrizability of a topological vector space where every sequence can be made to converge to zero

This is a follow-up to this answer. If $E$ is a (real or complex) topological vector space, we say that a sequence $\{x_n\}_{n=1}^\infty$ in $E$ can be made to converge to zero if there exists a ...
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Density and the projective tensor product

Let $X$ be a locally convex space (over $\mathbb{R}$), $D\subset X$ be dense, $B$ be a Banach space (again over $\mathbb{R}$) with Schauder basis $\{b_i\}_{i =1}^{\infty}$. Is the set $$ D^+\...
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Associated barrelled topology of norm topology on $C_c(X)$

Let $X$ be a locally compact Hausdorff space, $C(X; K)$ the Banach space of continuous functions on $X$ with support in $K$, for compact $K \subseteq X$, and $C_c(X) = \lim_K C(X; K)$ the locally ...
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Continuous function on colimit

Let $X$ be a Banach space and $f:X\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ be continuous. Suppose that $\{X_n\}_{n \in \mathbb{N}}$ is a strictly nested sequence of sub-Banach spaces, for which $\cup_{n \in \mathbb{N}...
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$L^{\infty}$ as colimit

I recently read a result (in Jarchow's book) that any ultrabornological space can be expressed as a colimit (in the category LCS) of Banach spaces. My question is the following. Let $\mu$ be a ...
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Refinement: Can $L^1_{loc}$ be represented as colimit?

Let $\mu$ be a $\sigma$-finite measure on a measure space $(\mathbb{R}^d,\Sigma)$. Can $L^1_{\mu,loc}$ be represented as an injective-limit in the category of LCS (locally convex spaces and ...
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Gluing together mixed normed vector spaces with mixed topologies

This is a variant of this question. Definitions/Facts $Ball_1(X)$ denotes the unit ball (about $0$) in a normed vector space $X$. MixTop of triples of pairs $(X,\tau)$ of normed vector spaces $X$ ...
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Gluing together dense subset of Projective Limit in $Ban_1$

Let $(X_n,\pi_n^{m})$ be a countable projective system in the category Ban$_1$ of Banach spaces and short linear maps (is (continuous) linear constructions). Then (co)-completeness of this category ...
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Does every locally convex space with a Schauder basis have the approximation property?

For Banach spaces, the existence of a Schauder basis implies that this space has the approximation property. Since both the notion of Schauder bases and of the approximation property are well ...
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A different kind of weighted Hardy space

Let $\mathbb{D}$ denote the open unit disk in $\mathbb{C}$, let $\mathcal{A}\left(\mathbb{D}\right)$ denote the vector space of all complex-valued functions which are holomorphic on $\mathbb{D}$, and ...
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Elements of vector-valued $L^1$-spaces

Let $E$ be a complete locally convex space and let $(X, \Sigma, \mu)$ be a measure space where $\mu$ is a Radon measure. Then the space $L^{1}(X,E)$ is defined as a the completion of the space $S(X,E)$...
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Is the strong topology of a locally convex space always barrelled?

For a locally convex space $E$ let $E_\beta$ be the space $E$ endowed with the locally convex topology $\beta(E,E')$ whose neighborhood base at zero consists of barrels, i.e., closed absolutely convex ...
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A new topology on the dual of a locally convex space?

Working with the separable quotient problem for locally convex spaces we (with Saak Gabriyelyan) arrived to an interesting topology on the dual of a locally convex space and we would like to know if ...
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Inductive limit commutes with topological tensor product

Consider $H \left(U \right); U \subset \mathbb{C}$ - space of holomorphic functions with compact-open topology. In this topology, this space is Montel, nuclear and Frechet. I want to take the ...
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direct limit in locally convex modules and continuous map

Let we have short exact sequences of LCM over LC algebra $A$ with continuous linear maps $$ 0\to B_j\;{\xrightarrow {\ f_j\ }}\;C_j\;{\xrightarrow {\ g_j\ }}\;D_j\to 0. $$ We can take inductive limit (...
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A characterization of nuclear functionals in terms of continuity with respect to some special topologies on $B(X)$?

I think, nuclear functionals on the space of operators $B(X)$ (on a Banach space $X$) must have a characterization in terms of some special continuity. I would be grateful if somebody could help me ...
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When does the dual to the space $K(X)$ of compact operators consist of nuclear functionals?

Let $X$ be a Banach space and $B(X)$ be its space of all (bounded) operators. A nuclear functional on $B(X)$ is a linear functional $u:B(X)\to{\mathbb C}$ that can be represented in the form $$ u(A)=\...
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When is a totally bounded set of an inductive limit contained in a component of this limit?

A. P. Robertson and W. Robertson in their "Topological Vector Spaces" VII, 1.4, (and H.Jarchow in "Locally convex spaces", 4.6, Theorem 2) prove the following proposition: Let $E=\lim_{n\to\infty}...
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Is a set of nuclear functionals equicontinuous in compact-open topology if it is equicontinuous on each compact set?

Let $H$ be a Hilbert space and $B(H)$ be its space of all (bounded) operators. A nuclear functional on $B(H)$ is a linear functional $f:B(H)\to{\mathbb C}$ that can be represented in the form $$ f(A)=\...
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Two notions of boundedness in metrizable topological vector space [closed]

In a metrizable topological vector space X with the metric d, a subset A is said to be bounded if it can be absorbed by any neighbourhood of 0 and a subset A is said to be d-bounded if its diameter ...
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Extension of Valdivia-Vogt isomorphism from $\mathscr{D}(K)$ to $\mathscr{E}'(K)$

Let $M$ be a $d$-dimensional (say, Hausdorff, paracompact, connected and oriented) smooth manifold, and $K\subset M$ compact with $\mathring{K}\neq\varnothing$. M. Valdivia has shown (based on ...
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Is the Baireness a 3-space property of topological groups

It is known that the product of two Baire spaces can be meager. On the other hand, by a recent result of Li and Zsilinszky the product of two Baire spaces is Baire if one of the spaces is countably ...
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Can smoothness of curves into a convenient locally convex vector space be tested with just a dense subspace of the dual?

Let $E$ be a (Hausdorff) locally convex vector space (from now on just "lcs" for short). We say that $E$ is convenient (also called locally complete, Mackey-complete or $c^\infty$-complete) if, given ...
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Openness of invertibility in Fréchet spaces for families parameterized by compact spaces

Consider the following setup. Let $K$ be a compact topological space, $X$ a Fréchet space and $T:K \times X \to X$ a continuous family of linear maps (i.e. $T$ is a continuous map and $T_k \equiv T(k, ...
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A property on some unbounded metric spaces

Suppose that $(X,d)$ is a metric spaces. Which condition(s) can guaranties the following property: $\forall x, \forall y \in X, \exists \{z_n\}$ such that $\lim_{n\to +\infty } d(x,z_n)=+\infty$ and $\...
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The completeness of spaces of continuous functions with the compact-open topology

For a Tychonoff space $X$ let $C_k(X)$ denote the space of continuous real-valued functions on $X$, endowed with the compact-open topology. Problem. Is the space $C_k(X)$ Polish if it is Polishable ...
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Continuity and sequential continuity of a linear functional

Let $E = C_c^0(\mathbb{R}^n;\mathbb{R}^m)$ be the space of compactly supported continuous functions on $\mathbb{R}^n$ with values on $\mathbb{R}^m$. There is a natural norm on this space: given $\...
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$L^p$-spaces for locally convex spaces

Let $(X,\sigma)$ be a locally convex space, say generated by a family of seminorms $\mathfrak{P}$. I know that there is the notion of the space of integrable functions $f:\Omega\rightarrow(X,\sigma)$ ...
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Hereditary Lindelöfness in $C_p$-spaces

Let $X$ be a (infinite) separable topological space and consider $C_p(X)$, the space of continuous functions on $X$ endowed with the point-wise convergence topology. Q. I am looking for ...
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Does separability of the strong operator topology imply separability of the underlying space?

Let $X$ be a Banach space and $B(X)$ be the space of bounded operators on $X$. Suppose that the strong operator topology on $B(X)$ is separable and that the cardinal number of $B(X)$ is continuum. ...
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Relation between the weak star topology and hereditary Lindelöfness

Let $X$ be a Banach space. Is the following implication valid? $$ (X,w) \textrm{ is hereditarily Lindelöf}~ \Rightarrow X^*~ \textrm{is separable} $$ The converse is clearly true, since the ...
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pointwise convergence to the identity

Let $X$ be a separable topological vector space with size (cardinal number) no larger than $\mathfrak{c}$. Does there exist any sequence of finite rank linear maps $\phi_n:X\to X$ pointwise converging ...
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point-wise approximation of the identity in hereditary Lindelof spaces

Let $X$ be a topological vector space. Assume that there exists a sequence of finite range measurable functions $\phi_n:X\to X$ with $\lim\phi_n(x)=x$. Q. Can we concluded that $X$ is hereditery ...
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The second dual of $C(X)$ with the compact-open topology

Let $X$ be a compact Hausdorff space. Then $C(X)$ is a Banach algebra with the supremum norm and so is $A=C(X)^{**}$ under either Arens product. Moreover, it is easy to verify that $A\cong C(Z)$ for ...
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Approximation of the identity by finite range functions in topological vector spaces

Let $X$ be a topological vector space. Assume that there exists a sequence $\phi_n:X\to X$ of finite range measurable functions with $\lim\phi_n(x)=x$ for every $x\in X$. Can we concluded there exists ...
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Are second-countable subsets of topological vector spaces metrizable?

Let $X$ be a topological vector space of size $\mathfrak{c}$. Assume that there exists a countable union $X=\cup X_n$ such that all subsets $X_n$'s are relatively second countable. Q. Does there ...
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A point concerning Fremlin's example on Borel sets in non-separable Banach spaces

Let $E$ be a Banach space. Let us consider the following three sigma algebras on $E$. $~~~~\mathcal{B}$= The $\sigma$-algebra coming from the norm topology. $~~\mathcal{M}$= The sigma algebra ...
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A particular separation example

Q1. Does there exist a separable Banach space $X$ satisfying in the following property? 1- $X^*$ is non separable. 2- For every countable subset $F\subset X^*$ there exists $0\neq x_F\in X$ ...
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Point-wise limit of finite valued functions

Let $X$ be a second countable topological vector space. Does there exist any sequence of finite valued functions $f_n\colon X\to X$ converging point-wise to the identity mapping on $X$?
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Separable Lindelöf locally convex spaces that are not second-countable

A Lindelöf space is a topological space in which every open cover has a countable subcover. Does there exists a Lindelöf locally convex space which is not second countable? I am also looking for a ...
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A particular example of topological vector spaces

I am looking for a topological vector space $(X,\tau)$ enjoying the following conditions: 1- $(X,\tau)$ is not locally convex. 2- There exists a metric $d$ on $X$ and a sequence $\{X_n\}$ of ...
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Is the strong operator topology metrizable?

Let $X$ be a separable Banach space. Is the strong operator topology metrizable on $B(X)$, the space of all bounded operators on $X$? SOT-$\lim T_i=0~$ if and only if $~\lim \|T_ix\|=0$ for every $x\...
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Given projection PP is weak-star to weak-star continuous [closed]

Let $X$ be a Banach space, and $P$ be a projection of $X^*$ such that $\Vert P \Vert\leq 1$ and $\ker(P)$, ${\bf ran}(1-p)$ are weak-star closed. Show that $P$ is weak-star to weak-star continuous. ...
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Does $End(V)$ remember $V$, where $V$ is a locally convex space?

Let $V$ be a locally convex topological vector space over $\mathbb C$, and let $A=\mathrm{End}(V)$ be its algebra of continuous linear endomorphisms (viewed just as a $\mathbb{C}$-algebra, not as a ...
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Dual of representation is irreducible implies the representation is irreducible?

Suppose $V$ is an infinite dimensional $\mathbb{Q}_p$-representation of Lie algebra $\mathfrak{g}$ over $\mathbb{Q}_p$. If its dual representation $V^{\prime}$ is irreducible then, is it always true ...
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Recognizing locally convex spaces on which all bounded linear functionals are continuous

Is it possible to characterize the Hausdorff locally convex spaces on which all bounded linear functionals are continuous? It is known that a space is bornological if and only if the space is Mackey ...
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Who first defined locally convex topological vector spaces?

Who first defined the class of locally convex topological vector spaces?