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C[0,1] with sup metric refers to the set of all continuous functions defined on the interval [0,1], with the metric of supremum norm. This means that the distance between two functions is measured by finding the maximum value of the absolute difference between the two functions over the interval [0,1].
The supremum norm, denoted as ||f||_{sup}, is defined as the maximum absolute value of a function f(x) over a given interval. In the case of C[0,1] with sup metric, the interval is [0,1]. Mathematically, it can be written as ||f||_{sup} = sup{|f(x)| : x ∈ [0,1]}.
The supremum norm is a useful metric for measuring the distance between functions because it takes into account the entire range of values of a function, rather than just a single point. This makes it a stronger metric than other norms, such as the L_{p} norm, which only consider a finite number of points.
The sup metric is commonly used in various fields of mathematics and science, such as functional analysis, optimization, and numerical analysis. It is also used in engineering and physics, particularly in the study of differential equations and control systems.
Yes, besides the sup metric, there are other commonly used metrics in C[0,1], such as the L_{p} norm and the uniform norm. Each metric has its own applications and properties, and the choice of which one to use depends on the specific problem at hand.