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Essentially, I'm trying to find an example of a function that is continuous but not uniformly continuous on $\text{GL}(2,\Bbb{C})$. I'm aware that this group is isomorphic (up to constant multiples) to the Möbius transformations. So I'm having a go at developing some geometric intuition there. However, as my prior inquiries indicate, my epsilon-delta skills are lacking. Hence, I find these sorts of examples tough to fabricate.

Edit: Norm is the boring Euclidean one on $\Bbb{C}^4$.

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What metric do you put on GL(2,C)? –  t.b. May 3 '12 at 2:55
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Well, what's a function on $\mathbf R$ that isn't uniformly continuous? Let's start small. –  Dylan Moreland May 3 '12 at 3:12
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Try $A \mapsto (\det{A})^2$ and the embedding $t \mapsto \begin{pmatrix} t & 0 \\ 0 & 1\end{pmatrix}$, for $t \neq 0$, for example... –  t.b. May 3 '12 at 3:33
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You must be confusing some things and misremember... You can't get much more continuous than being a polynomial in the entries. –  t.b. May 3 '12 at 3:40
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I suggest that you try to concoct a few more examples and post them as an answer. Then ping me and I'll have a look. –  t.b. May 3 '12 at 3:44

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