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Subharmonic function on a twice punctured complex plane

is the twice punctured complex plane parabolic or hyperbolic? In this sense: does $\mathbb{C}-\{0,1\}$ admit a nonconstant, negative, subharmonic function? Thanks,
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Relation between the eigenvalue density and the resolvent?

Disclaimer: This is a cross-post from Math Underflow. Given that there is little activity on the subject (random-matrice) on the aformentioned site, and given that many interesting discussion on this ...
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How to find number of points at infinity of a Riemann surface

Let $X \subset \mathbb C^2$ be a Riemann surface with boundary $\partial X \subset \mathbb C^2$ and without compact components. Let $\bar X = X \cup \{p_1,\ldots,p_N\} \subseteq \mathbb CP^2$ be its ...
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Monotonicity and perturbation of $J$-holomorphic curves

In a symplectic manifold $(M, \omega)$, $J$-holomorphic curves are special minimal surfaces if $J$ is compatible with the symplectic structure and the metric is induced by $\omega$ and $J$. Minimal ...
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Howto plot a specific complex function [closed]

We need to plot the real and imaginary parts of a complex function $k(\omega)$, and cannot find a good way to do this without using "ad hoc tricks." Definitions $k$ is a complex-valued function ...
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Normal family and arithmetic progression

It is basic fact that for a holomorphic (or mermorphic) map $f$, the family of iterates $\{f^n\}_{n=1}^{\infty}$, is normal if and only if $\{f^{mn}\}_{n=1}^{\infty}$, is normal $\forall m\geq 1$. ...
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Introducing new poles

Suppose we have a contour integral of an entire function along a line in the plane (or perhaps a line segment). I am looking for examples of such integrals that are computed by first altering the ...
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elementary proof for existence of point with minimal period 2 for entire function

Fatou proved a very interesting result: for a transcendental entire function $f$, the second itarate $f^{2}$ has at least has one fixed point. (Using the technique of Picard theorem) This result ...
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Abscissa of convergence of Dirichlet series

Let $D(s)$ be a Dirichlet series with abscissa of convergence $\sigma_c=\sigma_a$. Does it follow that the Dirichlet series defined by $P(s)=D(s)\bar D(\bar s)$ has the same abscissa of convergence? ...
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Some questions about inner functions

To avoid trival cases, we assume that $f$ is neither a constant nor a finite Blaschke product. Two celebrated theorems of Frostman say that $f_a(z)$ is actually a Blaschke product for every ...
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Derivative of a function related to Dedekind zeta function

Lef $K$ be an algebraic number field of degree $[K:\mathbb{Q}]=n$. For simplicity suppose $K$ is totally real. Define $f(s) = \zeta_K(s) \zeta(1-s)^{n-1}$ where $\zeta = \zeta_{\mathbb{Q}}$. From the ...
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How to characterize the value which assumed by an inner function infinitely often but is an asymptotic value？

The Frostman Shift of an inner function at the value which assumed infinitely and is not an asymptomatic value is an infinite Blaschke Product. But how to charaterize it when it is an asymptotic ...
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The influence of eigendecomposition on the periodicity of a (rank 2) Hermitian matrix (of functions)

Let $\boldsymbol{R}(u,v);~u,v\in\mathbb{R}$ be a Hermitian matrix (of Hermitian functions) with entries r_{ij}(u,v) = 1 + Ae^{-2\pi i \phi_{ij}(ul_0 + vm_0)}; ...
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Has a universality theorem been proved for the Davenport-Heilbronn L function?

The question is in the title: has a universality theorem in the sense of Voronin been proved for the Davenport-Heilbronn function, or do we expect such a theorem to hold true only for L functions that ...
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Inequality for certain analytic functions

Suppose that $f(z)$ is analytic for $\Re(z)>0$ and it is positive on the real axis. Suppose that for some $y_0$ we have $$\left| {f\left( {x + iy} \right)} \right| \le f\left( x \right)$$ for any ...
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Does the inverse Laplace transform of the square root exist?

Does the inverse Laplace transform, defined by the integral, $$F(t) = \mathscr L_s^{-1}\left[\sqrt s\right](t) = \int_{c - i\infty}^{c + i\infty} \sqrt s ~e^{-st} ds$$ ...
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A Functional Equation concerning analytic functions

Let $P$ be a polynomial and suppose $f : \Bbb{C}\longrightarrow \Bbb{C}$ is a non-constant analytic function such for all $z \in \Bbb{C}, f(z) = f(P(z))$. Clearly when $P$ is linear we can find such ...
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Finite construction of lacunary functions using algebraic and certain analytic operations

Algebraic functions have a discrete set of singularities. Lacunary functions, e.g. $f(z)=\sum_{n=0}^\infty z^{2^n}$, have a continuum of singularities at every point of the boundary of their disk of ...
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interpolation with derivative of rational fraction

Studying a problem in conformal geometry, I am facing to the following interpolation problem. Let $P$ and $Q$ two coprime polynomials. Then let $A$ and $B$ two coprime polynomials such that ...
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What is the relationship between complex time singularities and UV fixed points?

In this paper it is described how the turbulent kinetic energy spectrum and the flatness (a measure for intermittency) are governed by the position of the (dominant) singularities of the solutions of ...
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computing a certain contour integral [closed]

I want to compute an integral along a vertical line segment. The function I'm integrating involves the zeta-function, and usually the way such integrals are done treats the line segment as one side ...
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Approximation Runge's Theorem

Let $X$ be a Riemann Surface and $K$ a compact subset of $X$. Every holomorphic function in $K$ be uniformly approximable on $K$ by holomorphic functions on $X$ if $X-K$ have no connected component ...
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construct a power series with infinitely many zeros in the complex plane, bounded coefficients???

Hi all. I want to construct a power series $F(z)=\sum_{n=0}^\infty c_nz^n$ centered at zero and with finite radius of convergence in the complex plane, and which has infinitely many zeros (in its ...
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The functional equation of Hofstadter's Q sequence

Hofstadter's Q sequence is defined by $Q(1) = Q(2) = 1$ and $Q(n) = Q(n-Q(n-1)) + Q(n-Q(n-2))$ for $n \geq 3$. So far hardly anything on this sequence has been proved -- not even that $Q(n)$ is ...
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Constructing Riemann maps using Brownian motion?

There's a relation between two-dimensional Brownian motion and conformal maps, see e.g. Thurston's answer to this question. Given two non-empty simply-connected domains $U$ and $V$ in the complex ...
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on completeness of R_mn, the set of all rational functions of type (m,n)

It is known from finite dimensionality of $P_r$, the space of all polynomials of degree less than or equal to $r$, that $P_r$ is complete with respect to uniform norm. Considering ...
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I bet the product $$\prod_{n=2}^\infty\frac 1 {1-n^{-s}},$$ which is convergent for ${\rm Re}(s)>1$, has been studied before. Can it be analytically extended across the line ${\rm Re}(s)=1$? If ...
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Is the homeomorphism class of a connected open set of C determined by its fundamental group?

Let $U,U'\subseteq\mathbf{C}$ be two connected open sets such that $\pi_1(U)\simeq\pi_1(U')$. Q: Does this imply that $U$ is homeomorphic to $U'$? In the case where the $\pi_1$'s are trivial then ...
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Let $\Omega$ be a domain in the complex plane, and $A^1(\Omega)$ be the space of integrable holomorphic functions on $\Omega$ equipped with the $L^1$ norm (it is called the Bergman space). If $\Delta ... 0answers 80 views Pointwise bounds on Hardy space functions with regular boundary behaviour Let$H^2$denote the Hardy space on the strip$S:=\{z\in{\mathbb C}\,:\,0<\Im z <1\}$(or the upper half plane), i.e.$H^2$consists of all holomorphic functions$f:S\to\mathbb C$such that for ... 1answer 350 views Do there exist transcendental numbers which are not hypertranscendental? A complex number is said to be hypertranscendental if the one is not a zero of any entire function with all rational Maclaurin coefficients. Does there exist a transcendental number which is not ... 2answers 261 views Any closed form for series like$F(x)=\Sigma_{i=p}^{\infty}x^p$,p is prime$?

Any closed form for series like $$F(x)=\Sigma_{i=2}^{\infty}x^p,\text{p is prime}$$ or $$F(x)=\Sigma_{i=0}^{\infty}x^{i!}$$? More generally,we can obtain a power series from decimal expansion of a ...
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Anything special (historical?) about surface $x\cdot y\cdot z\ +\ x+y+z=0$?

QUESTION I wanted to introduce and develop the complex logarithm from scratch. As the result I've arrived a couple of months ago at the following identity after which the road to complex logarithm is ...