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M-Ideals in Banach Spaces and Banach Algebras : Lecture Notes in Mathematics - Peter Harmand

M-Ideals in Banach Spaces and Banach Algebras

Lecture Notes in Mathematics

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Published: 29th July 1993
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This book provides a comprehensive exposition of M-ideal theory, a branch ofgeometric functional analysis which deals with certain subspaces of Banach spaces arising naturally in many contexts. Starting from the basic definitions the authors discuss a number of examples of M-ideals (e.g. the closed two-sided ideals of C*-algebras) and develop their general theory. Besides, applications to problems from a variety of areas including approximation theory, harmonic analysis, C*-algebra theory and Banach space geometry are presented. The book is mainly intended as a reference volume for researchers working in one of these fields, but it also addresses students at the graduate or postgraduate level. Each of its six chapters is accompanied by a Notes-and-Remarks section which explores further ramifications of the subject and gives detailed references to the literature. An extensive bibliography is included.

Basic theory of M-ideals.- Geometric properties of M-ideals.- Banach spaces which are M-ideals in their biduals.- Banach spaces which are L-summands in their biduals.- M-ideals in Banach algebras.- M-ideals in spaces of bounded operators.

ISBN: 9783540568148
ISBN-10: 354056814X
Series: Lecture Notes in Mathematics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 396
Published: 29th July 1993
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.11
Weight (kg): 0.56