Some remarks on stronger versions of the Boundary Problem for Banach spaces


  • Jan-David Hardtke Freie Universität Berlin



Boundary, Weak compactness, Convex hull, Extreme points, e- weakly relatively compact sets, e-interchangeable double limits


Let X be a real Banach space. A subset B of the dual unit sphere of X is said to be a boundary for X, if every element of X attains its norm on some functional in B. The well-known Boundary Problem originally posed by Godefroy asks whether a bounded subset of X which is compact in the topology of pointwise convergence on B is already weakly compact. This problem was recently solved by Pfitzner in the positive. In this note we collect some stronger versions of the solution to the Boundary Problem, most of which are restricted to special types of Banach spaces. We shall use the results and techniques of Pfitzner, Cascales et al., Moors and others.


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Author Biography

Jan-David Hardtke, Freie Universität Berlin

Department of Mathematics,Arnimallee 6, 14195 Berlin, Germany


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How to Cite

J.-D. Hardtke, “Some remarks on stronger versions of the Boundary Problem for Banach spaces”, Appl. Gen. Topol., vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 67–80, Apr. 2011.



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