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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 2004, Issue 70, Pages 3877-3884

Bounds for total antieigenvalue of a normal operator

1Department of Mathematics, Jhargram Raj College, Vidyasagar University, Jhargram Midnapore, West Bengal 721507, India
2Department of Mathematics, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, West Bengal 700032, India
3Department of Mathematics, The University of Texas – Pan American, 1201 West University Drive, Edinburg, TX 78539, USA
4Department of Mathematics, New Alipore College, University of Calcutta, New Alipore, Calcutta, West Bengal 700053, India

Received 12 January 2004; Revised 22 March 2004

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We give an alternative proof of a theorem of Gustafson and Seddighin (1993) following the idea used by Das et al. in an earlier study of antieigenvectors (1998). The result proved here holds for certain classes of normal operators even if the space is infinite dimensional.