Mutual existence of product integrals in normed rings

Author:
Jon C. Helton

Journal:
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. **211** (1975), 353-363

MSC:
Primary 28A45; Secondary 46G99

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-1975-0387536-7

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0387536

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Abstract: Definitions and integrals are of the subdivision-refinement type, and functions are from to *N*, where *R* denotes the set of real numbers and *N* denotes a ring which has a multiplicative identity element represented by 1 and a norm with respect to which *N* is complete and . If *G* is a function from to *N*, then on [*a, b*] only if (i) exists for and (ii) if , then there exists a subdivision *D* of [*a, b*] such that, if is a refinement of *D* and , then

*a, b*] only if (i) exists for and (ii) the integral exists and is zero. Further, on [

*a, b*] only if there exist a-subdivision

*D*of [

*a, b*] and a number

*B*such that, if is a refinement of

*D*and , then .

If *F* and *G* are functions from to *N*, on [*a, b*], each of and exists and is zero for , each of and exists for , and *G* has bounded variation on [*a, b*], then any two of the following statements imply the other:

(1) on [*a, b*], (2) on [*a, b*], and (3) on [*a, b*].

In addition, with the same restrictions on *F* and *G*, any two of the following statements imply the other:

(1) on [*a, b*], (2) on [*a, b*], and (3) on [*a, b*].

The results in this paper generalize a theorem contained in a previous paper by the author [Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. **42** (1974), 96-103]. Additional background on product integration can be obtained from a paper by B. W. Helton [Pacific J. Math. **16** (1966), 297-322].

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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-1975-0387536-7

Keywords:
Sum integral,
product integral,
subdivision-refinement integral,
existence,
interval function,
normed complete ring

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