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Immediate consequence of the definition of Operator Norm. Explain

||Av|| $\leq$ ||A||$_{op}$||v|| for every v $\in$ V I was wondering why this is true. Wikipedia says it's an immediate consequence of the definition but I just do not follow. I am using the ...
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Largest? smallest cross norm? Simple question about cross norms on tensor products of Banach spaces.

This is a very simple dumb question, I'm completely new to this topic, I was reading wikipedia's entry on "Topological tensor product" and there's one thing I'm confused about. Let $A$ and $B$ be ...
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renorm a Banach space to make an operator have spectral radius equal to norm

Let $X$ be an infinite-dimensional complex Banach space equipped with the norm $\lVert\cdot\rVert$, and let $T\in\mathcal{L}(X)$ a bounded linear operator on $X$. Let $r(T)$ denote the spectral ...
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norm of differential operator on $P^n[0,1]$

Consider the space $P^n[0,1]$ of polynomials of degree $\leq n$ on $[0,1]$, equipped with the sup norm. Now, this is a finite dimensional space, so all linear operators have to be continuous, hence ...
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Integral Operator Theory on $L^2[0,1]$

Let K be the integral operator on l^2[0,1] defined by itex(t) = \int_0^t (t-s)f(s)\,ds[/itex] where 0\leq t\leq 1 Show that ||K|| <1 and that tex(t)= \int_0^t ...
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Operators and Differential Equations

I have a question about m-dissipative operators. Thus let $T$ be an closed operator with dense domain. Then $(Tx,x)\leq0$ for all $x\in D(T)$ and $\lambda I-T$ surjective for all $\lambda>0$. I ...
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Prove this sequence in $L(\ell_1)$ does not converge to zero?

I have a linear operator $$A: \ell_1 \rightarrow \ell_1$$ $$A_nx=(0,0,...,0,x_{n+1},x_{n+2},...)$$ with $n$ zeros. I am asked to show two things: that for any $x \in \ell_1$, $\lim_{n \rightarrow ...
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Upper bound for norm of Hilbert space operator

It is a standard result that for a bounded self-adjoint operator $T$ on a complex Hilbert space $H$, we have $||T||=\sup_{||x||=1}|\langle Tx,x\rangle|:=M$. It seems that for any bounded operator on ...
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Compute the norm of matrix

Let $M$ be $n\times n$ matrix, consisting entirely of 1's. Show, that $\|M\|_{op}=\sup_{x\in C^n}|Mx|=n$.
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Relation of norms of matrices

Let $A$ be $m \times n$ matrix. Let $B=\frac 1n AA^*$, where $A^*$ is a transposed matrix. Let $X_i, I\leq m$ be row-vectors of $A$. Show $$ \|B\|=\frac 1n \|A\|^2\geq \max_{i\leq m}|X_i|, $$ Where, ...
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Norm of operator $T_x(f) = f(x)$

Let $X$ be a normed vectorspace and $X'$ be the dual space of $X$. For $x \in X$ we can define $T_x: X' \to \mathbb F$ by $T_x(f) := f(x)$. This is indeed an operator in $X''$. I read that $\| T_x \| ...
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$\lambda_k \to 0$ implies $T$ is compact?

I am doing an exercise which asks to show that if $\{\varphi_k\}$ is an orthonormal basis in a Hilbert space with $T$ a bounded operator satisfying $T\varphi_k = \lambda_k \varphi_k$, then $\lambda_k ...
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Does this show the norm of this operator is zero?

We have $$T: C[-1,1]:\to \mathbb{R}$$ $$T(f)=\int_{-1}^1 x f(x) dx$$ The norm considered in $C[-1,1]$ is $$||f||=\max_{x\in[-1,1]} |f(x)|$$ So using $$||T||=\inf\{M:||Tf||\leq M||f||\}$$ in this ...
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Limit of nth power of operator norm

I am given a compact operator $A$ which lives in a Banach algebra and whose spectral radius obeys $\rho(A)=\lim_{n\rightarrow\infty}||A^n||^{\frac{1}{n}}<1$. Now I want to prove that this implies ...
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Norm space, linear operator exercise, help please!

$f \in L_2[a,b]$ $Uf(s):=\int_a^bk(s,t)f(t)dt$ $k(s,t):[a,b]^2\to R $ continuous. show 1) $U:L_2[a,b]\to L_2[a,b]$, in other words, $Uf(s)\in L_2[a,b] \quad \forall f$ 2) $U$ is linear and ...
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bounding operator norm by quadratic forms on orthonormal basis

Let $\{u_i\}_{i=1}^n$ be a set of orthonormal basis and $M$ a symmetric matrix. Suppose \begin{equation} \left|\langle u_iu_i^T,M\rangle\right|\leq \tau\ \ \forall i=1,\dots,n. \end{equation} Can I ...
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Operator attains norm

We have the following linear and well-defined mapping $T_{a}(b):=\sum_{j=1}^{\infty}a_{j}b_{j}$, with $\{a_{j}\}\in \ell^{1}$ and $\{b_{j}\} \in c_{0}$. Show that $\|T_{a}\|=\|a\|_{1}$. My work: ...
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How to determine a operator norm?

How to solve following: In Hilbert space $W_2^1=\{f:[0,1]\rightarrow \mathbb{C}|f\in AC[0,1], f'\in L^2[0,1]\}$ with scalar product $(f,g)=\int_0^1 f\overline{g}dx+\int_0^1 f'\overline{g'}dx$ is ...
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Counterexample using counting measure

While proving that the norm of the mulplicative operator from $L^2(X) \to L^2(X)$ is the essential supremum of $|g|$ where $g \in L^\infty(X)$, I found that I need the $\sigma$-finiteness of the ...
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Help showing $\phi _k$ is a bounded linear functional

Let $V$ be the space of continuous functions on the interval $[-\pi , \pi]$ with the $L^2$ norm $$\lVert f\rVert_2=\left(\int_{-\pi}^\pi |f(t)|^2\mathrm dt)\right)^\frac{1}{2}$$ For $f$ in $V$, define ...
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What is an operator norm?

I came across this symbol where they are mentioning operator norms. I am not sure how it is different from the Frobenius norm. It was something like this: $|||\Omega-\hat{\Omega} |||_2$ where ...
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Norm of Hilbert's operator $H f(x)= \int_0^{\infty} \frac{f(y)}{x+y}\, dy$ [duplicate]

Hilbert's operator $$H f(x)= \int_0^{\infty} \frac{f(y)}{x+y}\, dy \quad\text{ for all } f \in {L}^2(0,+\infty) \text{ and } x \in(0,+\infty),$$ is regular integral operator on $L^2(0,+\infty)$ ...
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Norm of integral operator

Consider the operator $T(f(t)) = \int_0^t f(s)ds$, where $t \in [0,1]$, and $f(t) \in C[0,1]$. To prove $$\|T^n\| = \frac{1}{n!}$$ Thanks for suggestions.
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Calculating the norm of $S\otimes T$ for bounded linear $S,T$.

Let $X,Y,W,Z$ be Banach Spaces. Let $X\otimes_{\pi}Y$ denote the tensor product endowed with the projective norm. If I have $S\in B(X,Z)$, $T\in B(Y,W)$, it is straightforward to show that $S\otimes ...
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Operators from $L^{\infty}$ to $L^{\infty}$, below bound of the norm

If $T(f)(x)=\int K(x,y)f(y)dy$, where $K(x,y)$ is locally integrable, is bounded on $L^{\infty}$, how can we show that $\|\int|K(\cdot,y)|dy\|_{L^{\infty}}\le \|T\|_{L^{\infty}\rightarrow ...
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Bounded operator inverse, norm and spectrum

I need help with an operator, I am not very good at functional analysis and need to find some properties of following operator: $X=C[(0,1)], A \in B(X); A[f(t)]=f(t^2)$ 1. I need to show that an ...
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Finding operator norm

I have to solve the following problem: Find a norm of operator $$A:L^2[-\pi,\pi]\rightarrow L^2[-\pi,\pi]$$ given with $$Af(x)=\int_{-\pi}^{\pi} \cos^2{\left(\frac{x-t}{2}\right)}f(t) \,dt.$$ I ...
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product of bounded linear operators

If I have 2 bounded linear operators $T_1,T_2$ such that $T_2:X\rightarrow Y$ and $T_1:Y\rightarrow Z$. I know that by boundedness, $||T_2(x)||\leq||T_2||\,||x||$ and using the norm of $T$ defined as ...
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What is the role of supremum in operator norm

An operator norm is defined as $\|A\|_S=\sup\{\|Av\|:v\in \Bbb R^n, \|v\|=1\}$. Where $\|\cdot\|$ is some norm on $\Bbb R^n$ and $A\in M_n(\Bbb F)$, space of square matrices of dimension $n$ over ...
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Linear functional $\mathscr{L}(E,F)$

Let $\mathscr{L}(E,F)$ denote the space of all linear functionals from $E \to F$. Let $\mathscr{C}(E,F)$ denote the space of continuous linear functionals from $E \to F$. My question: How to prove ...
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Calculating the Norm of an operator in $L^2(0,1)$

If I have the following operator for $H=L^2(0,1)$: $$Tf(s)=\int_0^1 (5s^2t^2+2)(f(t))dt$$ and I wish to calculate $||T||$, how do I go about doing this: I know that in $L^2(0,1)$ we have that ...
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finding operator norm $T_N$

How do find the operator norm of , $T_N\colon c_0\to \Bbb R$ given by $T_N(y):=\sum_{j=1}^Nx_jy_j$ ,when $N$ is a integer . TIA
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Operator norm converging to 0 for certain condition

Let $X$ be a finite-dimensional normed space and $T_n : X \to X$ a sequence of linear operators such that $\lim_nT_nx = 0$ for all $x$ in $X$. Prove that $\lim_n\|T_n\|=0$.
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The norm of an operator

Let $\rho(x)$ be a weight function in a unit sphere, such that \begin{equation} \begin{array}{l} \displaystyle 1. \rho(x)\ge 0,\int_{\mathbb{R}^n}\rho(x)=1\\ \displaystyle 2. \rho(x)\in ...
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norm equivalence

Exercise 7. of Terence Tao's blog on random matrix, specifically on eigenvalues of Hermitian matrices ...
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Operator norm and spectrum

Let $L$ be a bounded linear operator on a Hilbert space. Without assuming finite dimensions, can we express the operator norm of $L$ in terms of the spectrum of the positive operator $L^{\dagger}L$? ...
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How to find the norm of this bounded linear functional?

Let $C^\prime[a,b]$ denote the normed space of all continuously differentiable real (or complex) valued functions defined on the closed, bounded interval $[a,b]$ in $\mathbf{R}$ with the norm defined ...
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Norm of differentiation operator $Tf(t)=f^{'}$..

Consider $T:C^1[0, 1]\rightarrow C[0, 1]$ given by $Tf=f'$ where $$\|f\|_{C^1}=\|f\|_\infty+\|f'\|_\infty$$ and $\|f\|_\infty=\sup_{x\in [0, 1]}|f(x)|$. How to prove $\|T\|=1$? The inequality ...
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Norm of normal Operator A

I just found the following equality $||A||=sup_{\lambda\in\sigma(A)} |\lambda|$ My question: What exactly means $\sigma(A)$ and why this is true ? I always thouht the only way to get the ...
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The Principle of Condensation of Singularities

Let $X$, $Y$ be Banach spaces and $\{T_{jk} : j,k \in\Bbb N\}$ be bounded linear maps from $X$ to $Y$. Suppose that for each $k$ there exists $x\in X$ such that $\sup\{\lVert T_{jk} x\rVert : j ...
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Finding the norm of the operators

How do I find the norm of the following operator i.e. how to find $\lVert T_z\rVert$ and $\lVert l\rVert$? 1) Let $z\in \ell^\infty$ and $T_z\colon \ell^p\to\ell^p$ with $$(T_zx)(n)=z(n)\cdot ...
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Find the norm of an operator on $\ell_2$

Let $(x_n) \subset \ell_2$ and let operator $L:\ell_2\to \mathbb R$ be defined by: $\displaystyle L((x_n)) := \sum_{n=1}^{\infty} \frac{x_n}{\sqrt{n(n+1)}}$. Find the norm of L.
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Norm of operator $g\mapsto \int fg$

Let $T_f:(C([a,b],\mathbb C), \lVert \cdot \rVert_1) \to \mathbb C$ with $g\mapsto \int_a^b f(x)g(x) dx$ for any given $f\in C([a,b],\mathbb C)$. I have to find the norm of $T_f$. I started with: ...
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Help with an operator norm

Let $T\in \ell_\infty(\mathbb{Z,\mathbb{C}})^*$ such that: $T(1_{\ell_\infty})=1$ where $1_{\ell_\infty}$ denotes the constant function $1$; $T(u)\geq 0$ whenever $u$ is real positive. How to ...
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Norm of integral operator in $L^1$

What is the norm of the operator $$ T\colon L^1[0,1] \to L^1[0,1]: f\mapsto \left(t\mapsto \int_0^t f(s)ds\right) $$ ?
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Equivalence of Schatten and spectral norms

I'd like some help showing the equivalence of these two norms when $p = \log n$. Recall the $p$-th Schatten norm of a linear operator $A$ acting on $\mathbb{R}^{n}$. In the particular case of $p = ...
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The trace norm cannot be increased by composing with a unitary operator

$\newcommand{\tr}{\operatorname{tr}}$ I was reading a proof for the statement $|\tr(US)|\leq |\tr(S)|$, for every endomorphism $S$ on a complex vector space $H$ and every unitary operator $U$ on the ...
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A question on linear transformation

Let $T$ be a linear transformation on $\mathbb{R}^{4}$ whose standard matrix is $$\left(\begin{array}{rrrr} 1 & -1 & -1 & -1\\ 1 & 1 & 1 & -1\\ 1 & 1 & -1 & 1\\ ...