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Bump functions and differentiability in Banach spaces

Author: D. J. Ives
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 129 (2001), 3583-3588
MSC (2000): Primary 46G05; Secondary 46T20
Published electronically: April 24, 2001
MathSciNet review: 1860490
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We show that if a Banach space $E$ admits a continuous symmetrically Fréchet subdifferentiable bump function, then $E$ is an Asplund space.

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D. J. Ives
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom

Received by editor(s): April 14, 2000
Published electronically: April 24, 2001
Communicated by: Jonathan M. Borwein
Article copyright: © Copyright 2001 American Mathematical Society

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