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On the weak$^*$ continuity of $LUC({\cal G})^*$-module action on $LUC({\cal X},{\cal G})^*$ related to $\cal G$-space $\cal X$

Research paper by Hossein Javanshiri, Narguess Tavallaei

Indexed on: 06 Jan '16Published on: 06 Jan '16Published in: Mathematics - Functional Analysis



Abstract

Associated with a locally compact group $\cal G$ and a $\cal G$-space $\cal X$ there is a Banach subspace $LUC({\cal X},{\cal G})$ of $C_b({\cal X})$, which has been introduced and studied by Lau and Chu in \cite{chulau}. In this paper, we study some properties of the first dual space of $LUC({\cal X},{\cal G})$. In particular, we introduce a left action of $LUC({\cal G})^*$ on $LUC({\cal X},{\cal G})^*$ to make it a Banach left module and then we investigate the Banach subalgebra ${{\frak{Z}}({\cal X},{\cal G})}$ of $LUC({\cal G})^*$, as the topological centre related to this module action, which contains $M({\cal G})$ as a closed subalgebra. Also, we show that the faithfulness of this module action is related to the properties of the action of $\cal G$ on $\cal X$ and we extend the main results of Lau~\cite{lau} from locally compact groups to ${\cal G}$-spaces. Sufficient and/or necessary conditions for the equality ${{\frak{Z}}({\cal X},{\cal G})}=M({\cal G})$ or $LUC({\cal G})^*$ are given. Finally, we apply our results to some special cases of $\cal G$ and $\cal X$ for obtaining various examples whose topological centres ${{\frak{Z}}({\cal X},{\cal G})}$ are $M({\cal G})$, $LUC({\cal G})^*$ or neither of them.