International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 13 (1990), Issue 2, Pages 387-392

The structure of homomorphisms from Banach algebras of differentiable functions into finite dimensional Banach algebras

Viet Ngo

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach 90840, California, USA

Received 1 June 1988

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We show that the structure of continuous and discontinuous homomorphisms from the Banach algebra Cn[0,1] of n times continuously differentiable functions on the unit interval [0,1] into finite dimensional Banach algebras is completely determined by higher point derivations.