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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 2005, Issue 16, Pages 2533-2545

Double-dual types over the Banach space C(K)

Department of Mathematics, Indiana University East, Richmond 47374, IN, USA

Received 27 February 2005; Revised 5 July 2005

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Let K be a compact Hausdorff space and C(K) the Banach space of all real-valued continuous functions on K, with the sup-norm. Types over C(K) (in the sense of Krivine and Maurey) can be uniquely represented by pairs (,u) of bounded real-valued functions on K, where is lower semicontinuous, u is upper semicontinuous, u, and (x)=u(x) for all isolated points x of K. A condition that characterizes the pairs (,u) that represent double-dual types over C(K) is given.