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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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About a partial converse to the Banach-Steinhaus Theorem

I've been reading the GTM text Topics in Banach Space Theory by Albaic and Kalton. In the appendix, it states the following partial converse to the Banach-Steinhaus theorem: Let $\{S_n\}$ be a ...
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Examples of compact sets that are infinite dimensional and not bounded

In an infinite dimensional Banach space, does a compact subset have to be finite dimensional? I know it cannot contain any infinite dimensional balls, if this mean it has to be finite dimensional, ...
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distance between two eigen vectors corresponding to two different matrices in a normed space

Let $A$ and $B$ are two $n\times n$ matrices. Let 1) $Ax = \lambda x$ and 2) $By=\mu y$ for $x,y$ in a normed space. $\lambda, \mu$ are scalar. Also, for $x,y$ are unique eigen vectors (upto a ...
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Is it possible to characterize completeness of a normed vector space by convergence of Neumann series?

If $X$ is a normed vector space and if for each bounded operator $T \in B(X)$ with $\| T\| < 1$, the operator ${\rm id} - T$ is boundedly invertible, does it follow that $X$ is complete? Context: ...
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Norm of convolution

Let $f,g: \mathbb{R}^n \to R$. Let $|| \cdot ||_T$ be a translation invariant norm on functions on $\mathbb{R}^n$. How can I prove that $||f*g||_T \leq ||f||_1 ||g||_T$ (where $f*g$ means convolution ...
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A linear map $S:Y^*\to X^*$ is weak$^*$ continuous if and only if $S=T^*$ for som $T\in B(X,Y)$

As the title says, the question is how to prove $S:Y^*\to X^*$ is weak$^*$ continuous if and only if $S=T^*$ for som $T\in B(X,Y)$
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Continuous function with support continuously embedded [duplicate]

Can someone give me a solution for this? We define $$C^1_c(\mathbb R_+) := \{f \in C^1(\mathbb R_+): \overline{\{x \in (\mathbb R_+) : f(x) \neq 0\}} \text{ compact in } (\mathbb R_+,|\cdot|)\}$$ ...
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Is $\mu A+\lambda B$ closed? [duplicate]

Let $E$ be a real normed space, $\mu>0, \lambda >0$ and $A,B \subset E$ closed and convex sets such that $0 \in A$ and $0\in B$. Is $\mu A+\lambda B$ closed? This is what I did so far: ...
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Let $\lVert\cdot\rVert_1,\lVert\cdot\rVert_2$ be norms on vector space $X$. Prove that they generate the same topology iff they are equivalent. [duplicate]

Note that by "generate the same topology" we mean that any set that is open with respect to $\lVert\cdot\rVert_1$ is also open with respect to $\lVert\cdot\rVert_2$ and vice versa. By "equivalent" we ...
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Prob. 6, Sec. 4.3 in Kreyszig's Functional Analysis Book: What are all possible extensions?

Here's Theorem 4.3-2 in Introductory Functional Analysis With Applications by Erwine Kreyszig: Let $X$ be a normed space, let $Z$ be a subspace of $X$, and let $f$ be a bounded linear functional ...
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Continuous embeddings

Given the following exercise: We define $$C^1_c(\mathbb R_+) := \{f \in C^1(\mathbb R_+): \overline{\{x \in (\mathbb R_+) : f(x) \neq 0\}} \text{ compact in } (\mathbb R_+,|\cdot|)\}$$ (the ...
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Prove or disprove: $\lVert T\rVert=\sup_{\lVert x\rVert=1}|\langle Tx,x\rangle|$, where $H$ is a Hilbert space and $T$ is bdd linear operator.

Edit: To clarify, note that $T:H\to H$. This is a problem on an old preliminary exam in Analysis that I'm working through to prep for my own prelim. My initial thought was to disprove it, but I can'...
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