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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 6 (1983), Issue 1, Pages 189-192

Dual characterization of the Dieudonne-Schwartz theorem on bounded sets

Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Washington State University, Pullman 99164, Washington, USA

Received 3 August 1982

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The Dieudonné-Schwartz Theorem on bounded sets in a strict inductive limit is investigated for non-strict inductive limits. Its validity is shown to be closely connected with the problem of whether the projective limit of the strong duals is a strong dual itself. A counter-example is given to show that the Dieudonné-Schwartz Theorem is not in general valid for an inductive limit of a sequence of reflexive, Fréchet spaces.