a1 Department of Mathematics, University of Stirling Tabriz, Iran
a2 Department of Mathematics, The University, Tabriz, Iran
We give a survey of the current state of knowledge on the Arens second dual of a Banach algebra, including some simplified proofs of known results, some new results, some open problems and a full bibliography of the subject.
(Received February 09 1979)
(Revised June 11 1979)
(Online publication October 29 1979)
* This paper was assisted in publication by a grant from the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland.