## Elements of Abstract AnalysisIn nature's infinite book ofsecrecy A little I can read. Antony and Cleopatra, l. ii. This is a book about a few elementary concepts of analysis and the mathe matical structures which enfold them. It is more concerned with the interplay amongst these concepts than with their many applications. The book is self-contained; in the first chapter, after acknowledging the fundamental role ofmathematical logic, wepresent seven axioms of Set Theory; everything else is developed from these axioms. It would therefore be true, if misleading, to say that the reader requires no prior knowledge of mathematics. In reality, the reader we have in mind has that level of sophistication achieved in about three years of undergraduate study of mathematics and is already well acquainted with most of the structures discussed-rings, linear spaces, metric spaces, and soon-and with many ofthe principal analytical concepts convergence, connectedness, continuity,compactness and completeness. Indeed, it is only after gaining familiarity with these concepts and their applications that it is possible to appreciate their place within a broad framework of set based mathematics and to consolidate an understanding of them in such a framework. To aid in these pursuits, wepresent our reader with things familiar and things new side by side in most parts of the book-and we sometimes adopt an unusual perspective. That this is not an analysis textbook is clear from its many omissions. |

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We shall describe informally that of Zermelo, Fraenkel and Skolem, usually

We shall describe informally that of Zermelo, Fraenkel and Skolem, usually

**denoted**by ZF. It is based on an axiomatic theory of mathematical logic in which a few self-evident truths, called LOGICAL AXIOMS, are represented by finite ... Pagina 5

Well defined objects of a logical theory can be

Well defined objects of a logical theory can be

**denoted**by particular symbols; but is the same true for objects which are not well defined? Specifically, if there exists a set which satisfies a particular condition, is it valid to ... Pagina 6

It is unique by Axiom I and is called the POWER SET of a; it will be

It is unique by Axiom I and is called the POWER SET of a; it will be

**denoted**by P(a). Definition 1.1.1 Suppose a and b are sets and a € P(b). Then a will be called a SUBSET of b and b will be called a SUPERSET of a; we shall write a C b ... Pagina 8

If b C a, the set difference a\b is also called the SET COMPLEMENT of b in a, it may sometimes be

If b C a, the set difference a\b is also called the SET COMPLEMENT of b in a, it may sometimes be

**denoted**by b° when the intended superset is clear from the context. Theorem 1.1.4 There exists exactly one set which has no members; ... Pagina 9

This set is unique by Axiom I; it will be

This set is unique by Axiom I; it will be

**denoted**by Ua and called the UNION of the members of a. Definition 1.1.8 Suppose a is a set. We define the INTERSECTION of the members of a,**denoted**by Ola, to be {a e Ua V2 € a, a € z}, ...### Ce spun oamenii - Scrie o recenzie

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Counting | 41 |

Algebraic Structure | 57 |

Analytic Structure | 91 |

Linear Structure | 115 |

Geometric Structure | 133 |

Topological Structure | 159 |

Continuity and Openness | 177 |

Connectedness | 207 |

Convergence | 215 |

Compactness | 231 |

Completeness | 245 |

Solutions | 269 |

Bibliography | 285 |

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