Quasi-normed space

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A linear space on which a quasi-norm is given. An example of a quasi-normed space that is not normed is the Lebesgue space $L_p(E)$ with $0<p<1$, in which a quasi-norm is defined by the expression

$$\| f \|_p = \left[ \int_E |f(x)|^p \; dx \right]^{1/p}, \quad f \in L_p(E)$$

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The quasi-normed topological vector spaces are precisely the locally bounded topological vector spaces, cf. Quasi-norm.

How to Cite This Entry:
Quasi-normed space. Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Quasi-normed_space&oldid=38878
This article was adapted from an original article by L.D. Kudryavtsev (originator), which appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098. See original article