A vector space $E$, generally over the field $\mathbb R$ or $\mathbb C$ with a map $\lVert \cdot\rVert\colon E\to \mathbb R_+$ satisfying some conditions.

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$H_\infty$ norm of a transfer function by Matlab

Consider the simplest case: $$H(z) = \frac{z+1}{z+2}$$ I use two methods to find $H_\infty$-norm: ...
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Stuck because a possible error in the statement of a functional analysis exercise.

I was given this exercise: Let $X$ and $Y$ be two normed spaces, with $X$ a reflexive space. Suppose that $T:X\rightarrow Y$ is an operator such that: $\lim\limits_{n\to\infty}x_n{=}0_X$ ...
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Is this fact true $T:X \longrightarrow Y$ linear and bounded operator with $X$ reflexive then $T$ is compact?

I wonder if this fact is true. I consider a linear operator $T:X \longrightarrow Y$, with $Y$ and $X$ two normed spaces. I suppose that $X$ is a reflexive space and that $T$ a bounded operator. Is ...
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Nonlinear discontinuous convex function

Let $X$ be a normed vector space. Construct nonlinear discontinuous convex function $f:X \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$. I tried something with $\frac{-1}{\|x\|}$ but had no success.
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Intersection of a Hyperplane and a Subspace

Let $Y$ be a dense linear subspace of a normed space $X$, and let $M$ be a closed hyperplane in $X$. I'm trying to show that $M \cap Y$ is a hyperplane in $Y$ and dense in $M$. I've been trying to ...
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Banach space of p-Lipschitz functions

Given $p\in\mathbb{R}$, consider the space: $$ Lip(p) = \left\{f:[0,1] \longrightarrow \mathbb{R} : \mbox{ $f$ is $p$-Lipschitz} \right\}$$ i.e.: there is $M>0$ such that ...
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Infinite dimensional spaces other than functional spaces

"Functional analysis" is the study of infinite dimensional spaces equipped with inner product, norm, topology...etc. The most interesting spaces are the spaces of functions/operators and sequences. I ...
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How to develop an intuitive feel for spaces

I'm a physicist who's currently delving deeper into what I would call more 'hardcore' maths (e.g. FEM and control theory). Every now and then, I come across various spaces, such as vector spaces, ...
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How to write Holder's inequality for random vectors?

For $1 < p,q < \infty$ satisfying the constraint $1/p + 1/q =1$ and for $X, Y$ random variables such that $\mathbb E [\vert X \vert ^p ], \mathbb{E} [\vert X \vert ^q ] < \infty $ we have ...
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Why is $A:X\to Y$ linear between two normed spaces is continuous iff bounded?

Why is it that every linear operator $f: \mathbb R^n \to \mathbb R^m$ is bounded and therefore continuous, but why is it that $A:X \to Y$ between two normed spaces is continuous iff bounded? That ...
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Prob. 14, Sec. 2.7 in Erwine Kreyszig's INTRODUCTORY FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS WITH APPLICATIONS

Let $A \colon = [\alpha_{ij}]_{m\times n}$ be a given $m \times n$ matrix of real numbers. Let $\mathbb{R}^n$ be the normed space of all ordered $n$-tuples of real numbers with the norm defined as ...
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Compute $\| T \|$ with the norm $\| \cdot \| := \max_{j=1,\ldots,n} (|\cdot_j|)$

Let $A \colon = [\alpha_{ij}]_{m\times n}$ be a given $m \times n$ matrix of real numbers. Let $\mathbb{R}^n$ be the normed space of all ordered $n$-tuples of real numbers with the norm defined as ...
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Upper bound for norm of matrix (cf. Example 2.7-7 in Erwine Kreyszig's book)

Let $A \colon = [\alpha_{ij}]_{m\times n}$ be a given $m \times n$ matrix of real numbers. Let $\mathbb{R}^n$ be the norm space of all ordered $n$-tuples of real numbers with the norm defined as ...
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Holder's inequality with expectation norm

One defines the ``p-expectation norm" of a function $f$ as $\vert f \vert_p = (\mathbb E ( f^p) )^{ \frac{1}{p}}$. What is the intuition for this norm? Now why are the following true? $\vert ...
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Show that dual space of $R^n$ with norm 3 is equal to the $R^n$ with norm 1.5.

How can one prove that dual space ($R^n$,$||.||_3$)*= ($R^n$,||.||1.5). How to go about using the holder's inequality? Any help will be appreciated! Hint: I know I've to use holder inequality to make ...
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What is the norm of the pre-multiplication by a fixed matrix operator?

Let $A \colon= \left(\alpha_{ij} \right)_{m\times n}$ be a given $m \times n$ matrix of complex numbers, and let the operator $T \colon \mathbb{C}^n \to \mathbb{C}^m$ be defined by $$T(x) \colon= Ax ...
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Let $V$ be a NLS (over $\mathbb R$ ) of dimension $>1$, then for any $0 \le a < b$ , is the set $\{v \in V : a < ||v|| < b\}$ connected?

Let $V$ be a normed linear space (over $\mathbb R$ ) , then for any $0 \le a < b$ , is the set $\{v \in V : a < ||v|| < b\}$ connected ? I know that if $V$ is the space of complex numbers ...
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show that the normed linear vector space $\mathbb{R}^n$ with norm $||x|| = \max{(|x_1|, |x_2|, … , |x_n|})$ is complete.

I am trying to show that the normed linear vector space $\mathbb{R}^n$ with norm $||x|| = \max{(|x_1|, |x_2|, ... , |x_n|})$ is complete. My approach was as follows: First, construct a Cauchy ...
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Show that a linear form $\mathbb{R}^n \to\mathbb{R}$ is continuous

$f(x)$=$n∑k=1$ $g$($x_k$) ou $x_k$ is the kth component of the vector x. $x_k=\langle e_k,x\rangle$. I have the option of showing this with sequences (which I dont know how, I never understood how to ...
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$T$ linear operator s.t. $\lim\limits_{n\to\infty}x_n{=}0_X$ $\Longrightarrow$ $\lim\limits_{n\to\infty}T(x_n){=}0_Y$ then $T$ is bounded

Let $X$ and $Y$ be two normed spaces, with $X$ a reflexive space. I suppone that $T:X\rightarrow Y$ is an operator such that: $\lim\limits_{n\to\infty}x_n{=}0_X$ $\Longrightarrow$ ...
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Properties maintained by the direct sum of normed spaces.

Let $(X_i)_{i=1}^\infty$ be a sequence of normed spaces. We define the $\ell_p$-direct sum $[\bigoplus_{i=1}^n X_i]_p$ as the normed space of elements $(x_i)_{i=1}^n\in \prod_{i=1}^n X_i$ with norm $$ ...
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Prove that $S:F \to \mathcal{L}(E,F)$ is a topological isomorphism

Let $E$ and $F$ be normed spaces, $E \neq \{ 0 \}$ and $x_0 \in E \backslash \{ 0 \}$, $x_0 \in E'$ such that $x_0'(x_0)=1$. Prove that the function $S: F \to \mathcal{L}(E,F)$, $S(y)=T_y$ defined ...
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How can I fix this proof using transfinite induction of the existence of bases of normed vector spaces?

I want to prove that every normed vector space has a basis. The following proof relies on the principle of transfinite induction. I believe that it is flawed because I'm not so sure if it's possible ...
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Is there a proper subspace of $T$ that includes $T^{n}x$ for all $n\in \mathbb{N}$?

Suppose $E$ is a normed space, $T$ is a bounded operator from $E$ to $E$ and $B_E$ is closed unit ball of $E$. If there is $\exists \epsilon >0$ and $% \exists y\in B_{E}$ such that $\left\Vert ...
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Integrate function under $L^2$ Norm

I am following the book of Salsa (2008), BTW very good book, and I found the this example that I can't really understand how he expanded the integral. Let's say you want to use the $L^2$ norm under a ...
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Converse of uniform boundedness principle

The uniform boundedness principle says if we have a collection of bounded linear operators $\Gamma$ from a banach space $X$ into a normed vector space $Y$, which is pointwise bounded on $X$, i.e. ...
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Why is this an nuclear norm?

The following figure is from a paper: "The Convex Geometry of Linear Inverse Problems" Just on p.3. As in the figure, the red lines are $2 \times 2$ symmetric unit-Euclidean-norm rank-one ...
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Functional analysis, normed space

Can you please help me with this exercise.. I have to check if in interval $[a,b]$ continuously differentiable functions $x=x(t)$ norm can be defined as: $$\vert x(b) - x(a) \vert + \max_{a \leq t ...
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Can one find a stronger norm on a Banach space?

Given a Banach space $V$ of infinite dimension with norm $\|\cdot\|_1$, is that possible to find a norm $\|\cdot\|_2$ on $V$ such that the topology induced by $\|\cdot\|_2$ is strictly stronger than ...
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plane angle calculation problem

in calculating the angle between the plane $2x + y -2z +4 = 0$ and $z$ axis I got that the angle between the normal and $z$ axis is $131.81$. however if I take $90°$ minus that I get a negative angle ...
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How can I prove this operator is not continuos

Let $X$ be the normed space of all polynomials on $[0,1]$ such that $\| x \| = \max \limits _{t \in [0,1]} |x(t)|$ and we have the following operator $Tx(t)=x'(t)$. Prove this operator is not ...
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Proving a set is open.

Let $E,||\cdot||$ be a finite dimensional normed space over $\mathbb R$. Let $U$ be an open subset of $E$ and $a\in U$ Let $A=\{x\in E \;|\; \forall t\in [0,1], (1-t)a+tx\in U\}$ ...
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When does continuous (or uniformly continuous ) function between normed linear spaces carries bounded sets to bounded sets ?

I know that if $f:\mathbb R^m \to \mathbb R^n$ is continuous then $f$ carries bounded sets to bounded sets . What if we say $X,Y$ are normed linear spaces and $f:X \to Y$ where $f$ is continuous ? ...
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Find all $ p \ge 1 $ for which the Hölder norm $\|\cdot\|_p $ is generated by a scalar product.

Find all $ p \ge 1 $for which the Hölder norm $$ \|x\|_p := \left(\sum^{n}_{i=1} |x_i|^p\right)^{\frac{1}{p}} $$ is generated by a scalar product. We know that norm is generated by a scalar product ...
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Mahalanobis distance to the ellipsoid center

I am confused about the following description: If we parameterize the ellipsoid $E$ as: $E = \{x|\ ||Ax-b||_2 \leq 1\}$. $A \in S_{++}^n$ Then the Mahalanobis distance to the ellipsoid center is ...
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Convergence Problem in Normed Space

Probably easy, but I'm stuck atm: A sequence converges in norm 1 if and only if it converges in norm 2, for all sequences. Are the two norms necessarily equivalent?
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One more AC equivalence question

Is "Every vector space admits a norm" weaker than AC? I know that the statement follows from "Every vector space has a basis", which is equivalent to AC.
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Convergence of a sequence in a normed vector space [duplicate]

help with homework problem... I feel like its easy, I'm just missing something Show that $\{||x_k||\}$ converges in $\mathbb{R}$ if $\{x_k\}$ converges in a normed vector space V. merci :) its ...
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If $\|u\|^2 = c^2$, then $\|\dot x\|^2 \to a $ for $\ddot x = -\dot x + u(t)$?

I am dealing with the next simple equation $$ \ddot x = -\dot x + u(t), $$ where $u, x\in\mathbb{R}^m$, with $m \geq 1$, and I am wondering if for $\|u\|^2 = c^2 > 0$ then $\|\dot x\|^2\to a$, ...
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Completion of a vector space inside a given Banach space

Let $X$ be a normed vector space and $Y$ be a Banach space such that $X$ is continuously embedded into $Y$ (this will be denoted by $X\hookrightarrow Y$ in the sequel). Is it always possible to find ...
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Proving that a subspace of $L^2$ is closed.

Suppose $Z$ is a random variable on a probability space $(\Omega, F, P)$. $M(Z)$ is the subspace of $L^2$ consisting of all random variables in $L^2$ which can be written in the form $\phi(Z)$ for ...
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Dimension of quotient normed linear space

Suppose $M$ is a normed linear space. $L$ and $N$ are two closed subspaces of $M$ such that $L \subseteq N$. Then $L$ is a closed subspace of $N$. Let $\text{dim}(M/N)=r$ and $\text{dim}(N/L)=s$. My ...
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Show that $X$ is Banach space and describe $X^*$.

Let $X=L^2(\mu)\times L^2(\mu)=\{(f,g)|f,g\in L^2(\mu)\}$ be the linear space normed by $\|(f,g)\|=(\|f\|_2^3+\|g\|_2^3)^{1/3}$. Show that $X$ is Banach space and describe $X^*$. My Work: We ...
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Show that given $ϵ>0,$ there exists $x∈X$ such that $∥x∥=1$ and $d(x,M)>1−ϵ.$

Let $X$ be a normed linear space and $M$ be a proper closed linear subspace of $X$. Show that given $ϵ>0,$ there exists $x∈X$ such that $∥x∥=1$ and $d(x,M)>1−ϵ.$ My Work: Let $ ϵ>0$. Since ...
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Exercise in Hahn-Banach Theorem; Finding linear functional $-p(-x)\leq f(x)\leq p(x)$

(The following exercises are in Kreyszig's book 218 page; EXE 10) I want to solve the following exercise : If $X=l^\infty$, let $p(x)=\lim\sup x_i $, whichi is sublinear. Then find a linear functional ...
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About a technique used in the proof of Hahn-Banach Theorem

Recall Hahn-Banach (cf. Kreyszig's book) : If $X$ is a real vector space with a sublinear functional $p$ and if $f$ is linear on a subspace $Z$ with $p(z)\geq f(z),\ z\in Z$, then there exists an ...
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prove that $\{Lx:\|x\|\leq 1 \}=\mathbb{C}$

Let $X$ be a linear normed space over $\mathbb{C}$. If a linear functional $L$ on $X$ is not continuous, prove that $\{Lx:\|x\|\leq 1 \}=\mathbb{C}$ Clearly $\{Lx:\|x\|\leq 1 \}\subseteq ...
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How does finite linear combinations of the $x_n$'s looks like?

Let $X$ be a normed linear space and let $\{x_n\}\subseteq X$. Prove that $x\in X$ is the limit of finite linear combinations of the $x_n$'s iff $Lx=0$ for all continuous linear functionals $L$ on ...
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Question about Stone-Weierstrass theorem

I have a question about Stone - Weierstrass theorem. In the space $C[0,2\pi]$ of continuous functions on $[0,2\pi]$ with the sup norm. Consider the spaces $M$ of all trigonometric polynomials. It's ...
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A question involving normed spaces and strictly convex spaces

Let $(X, \| \cdot \|_X)$ be a normed space and let $\| \cdot \|$ be a norm on $X$ such that $(X, \| \cdot \|)$ is strictly convex. How can I find a strictly convex space $(Y, \| \cdot \|_Y)$ and a ...