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An alternate description of the Szlenk index with applications

R. M. Causey

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We discuss an alternate method for computing the Szlenk index of an arbitrary $w^{*}$ compact subset of the dual of a Banach space. We discuss consequences of this method as well as offer simple, alternative proofs of a number of results already found in the literature.

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Illinois J. Math., Volume 59, Number 2 (2015), 359-390.

Received: 16 July 2015
Revised: 31 October 2015
First available in Project Euclid: 5 May 2016

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Primary: 46B20: Geometry and structure of normed linear spaces 47L20: Operator ideals [See also 47B10]


Causey, R. M. An alternate description of the Szlenk index with applications. Illinois J. Math. 59 (2015), no. 2, 359--390. doi:10.1215/ijm/1462450706.

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