An integral of a vector-valued function with respect to a scalar measure, which is a so-called weak integral. It was introduced by B.J. Pettis .
Let be the vector space of functions , , with values in the Banach space and given on a set with a countably-additive measure on the -algebra of subsets of . The function is called weakly measurable if for any the scalar function is measurable. The function is Pettis integrable over a measurable subset if for any the function is integrable on and if there exists an element such that
Then, by definition,
is called the Pettis integral. That integral was introduced for the case with the ordinary Lebesgue measure by I.M. Gel'fand .
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Pettis integral. V.I. Sobolev (originator), Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Pettis_integral&oldid=13712