Geometric properties on non-complete spaces


The purpose of this paper is to study certain geometrical properties for non-complete normed spaces. We show the existence of a non-rotund Banach space with a rotund dense maximal subspace. As a consequence, we prove that every separable Banach space can be renormed to be non-rotund and to contain a dense maximal rotund subspace. We then construct a non-smooth Banach space with a dense maximal smooth subspace. We also study the Krein-Milman property on non-complete normed spaces and provide a sufficient condition for an infinite dimensional Banach space to have an infinite dimensional, separable quotient. © 2011 Taylor and Francis Group, LLC.

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Quaestiones Mathematicae