# Tagged Questions

**3**

votes

**0**answers

66 views

### Variational Principle for a System of Differential Equations

I am studying a differential operator of the form $$ L\left(\begin{array}{c} u \\ v \end{array}\right) = -\Delta \left(\begin{array}{c} u \\ v \end{array}\right) + V(x)\left(\begin{array}{c} u \\ v ...

**0**

votes

**0**answers

74 views

### elliptic regularity when right hand side in weak $L^p$

I am interested in the following question (whose answer i assume is well known) but just not by me. Suppose $u,f$ are smooth functions defined on $B_1$ and $ \Delta u = f$ in $B_1$ with $u=0$ on $ ...

**2**

votes

**0**answers

53 views

### Holder continuity of Poisson equation with divergence free drift

I am interested in the following PDE.
Suppose $u_m$ is a smooth solution of a elliptic equation of the form
$$ -\Delta u_m(x) + a_m(x) \cdot \nabla u_m(x) = f_m(x) \qquad B_1 $$ with $ u_m=0 $ on ...

**3**

votes

**2**answers

202 views

### Existence of an integral equation (Faedo-Galerkin, Banach fixed point, Picard-Lindelof)

Let $m \geq 2$ and let $m'$ be its conjugate. Let $w_j$ for $j=1, ..., k$ be a basis of $H_1 \cap L^{m'}$. The task is to show that there is a $u(t) \in \text{span}(w_1, ..., w_k)=:A$ such that
...

**1**

vote

**2**answers

270 views

### Spectrum of Mathieu equation

I have the differential equation $-f''(x)-q \cos(x) f(x) = \lambda f(x)$ and I want to find all the eigenvalues of this equation analytically on $[0,2\pi]$ that satisfy the boundary condition $f(0) = ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

190 views

### Can I approximate Schwartz functions which integrate to zero by $C_0^\infty$ functions which integrate to zero?

Let $X$ be the closed subspace of Schwartz space $\mathcal{S}(\mathbb{R}^N)$ defined by
\begin{equation*}
X=\left\{f\in\mathcal{S}(\mathbb{R}^N):\quad \int f\; dx=0\right\}.
\end{equation*}
My ...

**10**

votes

**1**answer

230 views

### smooth Luzin theorem

For measurable functions $f(x)$, $g(x)$ on $[0,1]$ define the distance $\rho(f,g)$ as a Lebesgue measure of the set $\{x:f(x)\ne g(x)\}$. Then Luzin's famous theorem states that $C[0,1]$ is dense with ...

**4**

votes

**2**answers

268 views

### Abstract ODE; PDE; uniqueness of solution

I have a somewhat vague question regarding an abstract ODE in a Banach space.
Suppose $A:D(A) \subset X \rightarrow X$ is some linear operator (let's assume it's closed) and maybe add some other ...

**17**

votes

**2**answers

597 views

### What can be said about the Fourier transforms of characteristic functions?

What can be said about the Fourier transform of the characteristic function $1_A$, where $A\subset \mathbb{R}^n$ is of finite Lebesgue measure? In particular,
What properties are common to ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

201 views

### Theorem with an example [closed]

i have this theorem
in the paper they gives an example:
but here $H_1$ is not satisfied !
How to correct it please?

**3**

votes

**2**answers

145 views

### Existence for ODE in Banach space (accretive operators and Crandall-Liggett)

There is a theory of mild solutions $u \in C^0(0,T;X)$ where $X$ is a Banach space for equations of the form
$$\frac{du}{dt} + Au = f$$
where $A$ is an accretive nonlinear operator under some ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

157 views

### A differentiable version of the Michael selection theorem

Assume that $X$ and $Y$ are Banach spaces and $T:X\to Y$ is a bounded surjective linear map.
Is there a Gateaux differentiable function $g:Y\to X$ such that $T\circ g=Id_{Y}$?

**3**

votes

**1**answer

226 views

### A (non trivial) continuous map on a Banach space which is nowhere Frechet differentiable

Assume that $X$ is a Banach space. Is there a continuous map $f:X\to X$ such that $f$ is nowhere Frechet differentiable, but its restriction to every finite dimensional subspace is every where Frechet ...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

184 views

### Inverse Transpose of Jacobian Matrix

Let $f:\mathbb{R}^n\mapsto\mathbb{R}^n$ be a bijective function. Fixed $a\in\mathbb{R}^n$. For any $x$ closes to $a$, using Taylor's series we can approximate $f(x)$ by
\begin{equation}
f(x)\approx ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

132 views

### Is the speed of a curve in $ \ell^\infty $ zero a.e. if the derivative of each component is zero a.e.?

Let $ A $ be an $ \mathcal{H}^1$-measurable subset of $ \mathbb{R} $ and $ \gamma \colon A \subseteq \mathbb{R} \to \ell^\infty $ be a Lipschitz mapping with the Lipschitz constant $ L $. Also, assume ...

**2**

votes

**0**answers

95 views

### A two dimensional integral equation

I have the following integral equation:
$\phi(x, y) = \frac{a}{x-y} \int_y^x \phi(s, y) ds + \frac{b}{x-y} \int_y^x \phi(x, s) ds$
where $a > 1$ and $b> 1$ are constants, and $x \geq y$. The ...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

151 views

### matrix Khintchine inequality

The usual Khintchine inequality says that if $\{\epsilon_n\}_{n = 1}^N$ are i.i.d. random variables with $\mathbb{P}(\epsilon_n = \pm 1) = \frac{1}{2}$ for each $n$ then
\begin{equation*}
\left( ...

**5**

votes

**2**answers

391 views

### What is the translation in Fourier transform for a function to have exp. decay at $x\to -\infty$

It is known that smooth functions with exponential decay at $\pm\infty$ are functions whose Fourier transform have analytic continuation in some suited complex strip. I was wondering what happens if ...

**27**

votes

**2**answers

2k views

### Dynamical properties of injective continuous functions on $\mathbb{R}^d$

Let $\varphi:\mathbb{R}^d\to\mathbb{R}^d$ be an injective continuous function.
Denote by $\varphi_n$ the $n$-th iterate of $\varphi$, i.e.
$\varphi_n(x)=\varphi_{n-1}(\varphi(x))$ for all ...

**1**

vote

**3**answers

252 views

### What are the basis functions for a product space?

Let $X=L^1\left([0,1]^3\right)$,
for numerical purpose, what are the possible basis function for $X$?
In finite element method, the basis functions are tooth functions, or polynomial functions.
Is ...

**1**

vote

**2**answers

190 views

### specific improper integral involving erf

I have encountered an integral, and kindly ask for help with a solution. It is beyond my own capabilities, and neither Maple nor Mathematica were of any help:
$$
\int_{1}^{\infty} ...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

90 views

### growth bound for solution of an ordinary integro-differential equation

I am considering the following ordinary integro-differential equation
$$
A g = \sigma^2(y) + \int_\mathbb{R} \nu(y,dz) z^2
$$
where
$$
A = b(y) \partial + \frac{1}{2} \sigma^2(y) \partial^2
+ ...

**4**

votes

**1**answer

280 views

### Pseudo-differential operators with compactly supported symbols

If the symbol $p(x,\xi)$ of a pseudodifferential operator $P$ has compact $x$-support, then for any Schwartz function $f$, $Pf$ has compact $x$-support.
Is the reverse true? Namely that if some PDO ...

**2**

votes

**0**answers

153 views

### A contradiction to do with continuity? (involves chain rule)

Suppose for each $t$, $S(t) \subset \mathbb{R}^n$ is a domain (hypersurface). We have a diffeomorphism $D^0_t:S(0) \to S(t)$ for each $t$ such that it solves the ODE
$$\frac{d}{dt}D^0_t(\cdot) = ...

**4**

votes

**0**answers

191 views

### decreasing rearrangements: why the asymmetry of measure-preserving maps?

Ryff proved in 1970 that the decreasing rearrangement $f^*$ of a, say, continuous function $f:[0,1]\to\mathbb{R}$ admits a measure preserving map $\phi$ such that $f=f^*\circ\phi$. In general it is ...

**4**

votes

**1**answer

290 views

### On the convergence of the the function series $\sum_{n=0}^\infty(-1)^n\frac{f^{(n)}(x)}{n!}x^n$

Let $f$ be a smooth real function defined around origin. If we
informally differentiate from the series
$\hat{f}(x):=\sum_{n=0}^\infty(-1)^n\frac{f^{(n)}(x)}{n!}x^n$ term
by term we get ...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

82 views

### Conditions on a measure to satisfy certain relation on moments.

Suppose we have a measure $\mu$ on $\mathbb R_+$ such that $\forall s>-1$ $t^s\in L^1(\mathrm d\mu(t))$.
I'd like to impose some conditions on $\mu$ so the function
$$f:p\to \frac{\int_0^\infty ...

**4**

votes

**2**answers

253 views

### Bruhat-Schwartz functions and derivatives in p-adic numbers

First of all, I am not an expert in neither classical, nor $p$-adic functional analysis, but anyway, I stumbled over the following lately:
Let $\varphi:\mathbb{Q}_p\rightarrow\mathbb{C}$.
...

**3**

votes

**0**answers

196 views

### Constructing a Sobolev space containing the differential k-forms of a Riemannian manifold

I am currently writing a paper about the Hodge theorem for an algebraic topology course. The specific formulation I am proving can be stated thus. Let $M$ be a compact, orientable n-dimensional ...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

90 views

### Fundamental solutions for degenerate elliptic equations

Hello,
I am looking for a paper or a book that says about the existence and some estimates (like these in the non-degenerate case) of the fundamental solutions for degenerate elliptic equations $L = ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

186 views

### Variation on Fatou's lemma for Sobolev norms

Recall that Fatou's Lemma says that for every sequence $f_n$ of non-negative measurable functions
$$\int \liminf_{n\to \infty} f_n \ d\mu\leq \liminf_{n\to \infty} \int f_n\ d\mu \ .$$
If I am not ...

**6**

votes

**1**answer

285 views

### Could we interpolate the compactness of compact operators?

Classical theorems of Marcinkiewicz and Riesz and their extensions to general Banach spaces by CalderĂ³n, Lions, Peetre, et al. allow us to interpolate the continuity of two operators, viz., the ...

**2**

votes

**2**answers

270 views

### A sufficient condition for a probability measure to have compact support

Consider a probability measure $\mu$ on, let's say, $\mathbb R$.
Is there a necessary and sufficient condition so that $\mu$ has compact support $Supp(\mu)$ ?
I agree this question is too vague, ...

**6**

votes

**2**answers

420 views

### For what spaces is the Hardy-Littlewood maximal operator of strong type $(p,p)$ if and only if $p > p_0 > 1$?

(This is essentially a continuation of my previous question, here.)
Let $(X,d,\mu)$ be a metric measure space, i.e. $\mu$ is a Borel measure on the metric space $(X,d)$. Further assume (though you ...

**4**

votes

**3**answers

1k views

### Does the derivative of log have a Dirac delta term?

Dirac writes down the following formula on page 61 of his "Principles of quantum mechanics":
$\frac{d}{dx}\log x = \frac{1}{x} -i\pi\delta(x)$, see http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1947pqm..book.....D ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

148 views

### weak*closure of {f:||f||=1} in dual.

What is the weak* closure of {f:||f||=1}? I am sure this set is not closed in weak* topology.
So what is the weak* closure of this set. Thanks.

**0**

votes

**2**answers

324 views

**5**

votes

**1**answer

152 views

### Convolution in $\ell_p$ when $0<p<1$

Background
It is known that given real sequences $a = (a_n)_{n \in \mathbb Z} \in \ell_p$ and $b = (b_n)_{n \in \mathbb Z} \in \ell_q$, their convolution defined as
$$ a * b (n) = \sum_{k \in \mathbb ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

165 views

### Weierstrass Approximation Theorem with an additional condition

Good afternoon:
Let $f$ be a continuous function defined on an closed interval $[a, b]\subset\mathbb R$.
By Weierstrass Approximation Theorem, for any $\epsilon>0$, there is a polynomial $p$ such ...

**4**

votes

**1**answer

284 views

### Riemann-Lebesgue lemma for measures

Riemann Lebesgue Lemma states that Fourier transform of an $L^1$ function, $\hat{f}(\lambda)$ is continuous and goes to zero as $|\lambda|\to \infty$. If $\mu$ is a finite nonatomic measure then is it ...

**6**

votes

**1**answer

257 views

### For which metric measure spaces is the Hardy-Littlewood maximal operator not of weak type (1,1)?

Let $(X,d,\mu)$ be a metric measure space, i.e. $\mu$ is a Borel measure on the metric space $(X,d)$. I'll denote the Hardy-Littlewood maximal operator - either centred or uncentred, I don't mind ...

**6**

votes

**1**answer

230 views

### Poincaré lemma in infinite dimensions

Hi everyone,
Is the PoincarĂ© lemma true in infinite dimensions?
Here's a precise statement:
Let $X$ be a Banach (or maybe Hilbert) vector space, $U$ a simply connected open set in $X$. Is it true ...

**4**

votes

**2**answers

347 views

### Proving that a complicated function is eventually concave

I have a function $f:\mathbb{R}^+ \to \mathbb{R}^+$ that I want to prove is eventually concave - i.e. that there exists $\gamma _0 > 0$ such that for every $\gamma>\gamma_0$, $f(\gamma)$ is ...

**0**

votes

**0**answers

144 views

### Continuity of the Shadow of a Nondecreasing Function

So I'm working a lot with monotone nondecreasing functions $f : [0,1] \rightarrow [0,1]$, and I'm defining a certain discrete dynamics on them. Here nondecreasing means $x < y \Rightarrow f(x) \leq ...

**3**

votes

**6**answers

646 views

### Real functions with finitely many zeroes

I am looking for as general a class as possible of real functions defined on $\mathbb{R}^+$ that are guaranteed to have a finite number of zeroes - no, polynomials are not enough :).
Specifically, ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

239 views

### Growth rate of a sum

Consider a positive sequence $x_n >0$ that satisfy the condition that there exists a constant $0<\alpha<1$ such that $x_{n+1} \geq \alpha (x_1+\ldots{} +x_{n})$.
What can be said about the ...

**6**

votes

**0**answers

241 views

### Birth-Death Process associated with Orthogonal Polynomials

I have read in various places the following objects are related:
orthogonal polynomials
birth-death processes
Lattice paths
continued fractions
After a lot of searching online, I found sketches ...

**5**

votes

**3**answers

451 views

### Continuity with values in L^2

Hi,
let $T>0$, $\Omega\subset\mathrm{R}^n$ be a bounded smooth domain and suppose
$$u\in L^2(0,T;W^{1,2}(\Omega))\cap L^\infty((0,T)\times\Omega))\ \text{and } \partial_tu\in ...

**4**

votes

**2**answers

390 views

### Can we calculate the inner product of a semicontinous function with the Dirac delta function?

Dear all,
It is clear that if $f:R\mapsto R$ is a continuous function, than $< f, \delta_x >=f(x)$. Now, if $f$ is only semicontinous, can we say that $< f, \delta_x >=f(x)$? I think this ...

**6**

votes

**2**answers

584 views

### What is the simplest oscillatory integral for which sharp bounds are unknown?

I have either heard or read that sharp asymptotics and bounds for oscillatory integrals of the form
$ \int e^{i \lambda \Phi(x)} \psi(x) dx \quad \lambda \to \infty $
are unknown when the critical ...