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Meromorphic Functions as Distributions

For the function $\frac{1}{x}$ on the real line, one can use a modified principal value integral to consider it as a distribution p.f.$(\frac{1}{x}),$ and one can do a similar construction to make ...
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A question from complex analysis

Let $n\geq2$. We assume $0<\alpha_n<\cdots<\alpha_2<\alpha_1<1$ and $0<\beta_n<\cdots<\beta_2<\beta_1<1$ , $\alpha_n=\beta_n$, and there exists $1\leq j_0\leq n$ such ...
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Polynomial growth of Fourier transforms

I am looking for a theorem that guarantees the polynomial growth of a function $f$ defined by a Fourier integral, that is, when $$f(x)=\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}F(y)e^{ixy}dy.$$ I am only interested in ...
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A series question related to solution of Laplace equation

Let $u(x,y)$ be the solution of the Laplace equation $\Delta u=0$ on the unit square $(0,1)\times (0,1)$ with boundary condition: $$ u(x,1)=1, u(x,0)=0, u(0,y)=0, u(1,y)=0$$ The series solution is ...
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When does a modular form satisfy a differential equation with rational coefficients?

Given a modular form $f$ of weight $k$ for a congruence subgroup $\Gamma$, and a modular function $t$ with $t(i\infty)=0$, we can form a function $F$ such that $F(t(z))=f(z)$ (at least locally), and ...
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is there any algebraic function that has a specific relation to transcendental one?

given transcendental function $$F(x)=\sum_0^{\infty}a_i x^i,a_i\in \mathcal{N} \bigcup 0,\exists M \space a_i \leq M^i$$. is there algebraic function $$A(x)=\sum_0^{\infty}b_i x^i,b_i\in \mathcal{N} ...
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Variant of the Riemann Mapping Theorem for $Conf(\mathbb H^2)$?

According to the Riemann mapping theorem it is possible to map a simply connected open subset $B \subset \mathbb C$ into any other $B' \subset \mathbb C$ by a (bi-)holomorphic mapping. Moreover, such ...
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infimum of the Calabi energy in a given Kahler class

Given a compact Kahler manifold $M^n$ and a Kahler class $\Omega$. We have the Calabi energy (or Calabi functional) $$\textrm{Ca}(\omega)=\int_Ms^2(\omega)\omega^n,\qquad \forall \omega\in\Omega.$$ ...
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An integral with Gamma functions

I wanted some insights about the integral in equation A.5 (page 19) in this paper, http://arxiv.org/pdf/1301.7182.pdf What is the derivation of this? Is there something more general from where this ...
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Analytic continuation of the Dirichlet generating series of the multiplicative partition function

Apologies for the lengthy question, but it seems it's the only way i can convey my thoughts. Consider the Dirichlet series: ...
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Euler constant transcendality. [closed]

What attempts have been made to prove that $\gamma := \lim_{k\rightarrow \infty} \sum_{k=1}^{n} \frac{1}{k} -\log n$ is transcendental? Any reference for stuff that has been proved on this constant? ...
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the general form of entire functions satisfying:

Define $M(r,F)$ as the maximum value of the entire function $F$ on $|z|=r$ Also define the function $log_n = log(log(log(...)))$ n times with base e. Now, $ lim_{n\rightarrow ...
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Laurent series expansion for ODE.

OK, then I read Frobenius method in mathworld (I learned when I took ODE 2): http://mathworld.wolfram.com/FrobeniusMethod.html My question is: Are there any ODEs where the solution is given by full ...
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Nth root of a matrix as an analytic function?

Let $A$ be a $k \times k$ invertible matrix over complex numbers. If it possible to write its nth root as an analytic function (i.e. power series in $A$)? EDIT: Complex coefficients can be functions ...
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Class of functions that the Fourier inversion holds

The following is from Stein and Shakarchi's Complex Analysis: For each $a>0$ we denote by ${\mathcal F}_a$ the class of all functions $f$ that satisfy the following two conditions: 1. The ...
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Is this min not less than a min

Let $\mathbf{D}$ be the unit disk, is $$\inf_{\begin{array}{c} v_{1},v_{2},v_{3},v_{4}\in\mathbf{D},\\ v_{0}\in\mbox{convexhull}\left(v_{1},v_{2},v_{3},v_{4}\right) \end{array}}\max_{0\le ...
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The Paley-Wiener theorem and exponential decay.

Consider a function whose Fourier transform is supported on a half-ray: $$ A(t)=\int_0^\infty \omega(E) e^{-iEt}d E, $$ where I can suppose $\omega(E)\geq 0$ and any suitable regularity conditions on ...
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Blaschke condition on upper half plane

if f is in $H^{1}$ the Hardy space with integrable norm, and if f is not identically zero, then the zeroes of f (certainly countable in number) satisfy the Blaschke condition.Can any "Blaschke ...
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change of variable from `$dz\,dz^*$` to `$d\Re(z) \, d\Im(z)$`

I'm trying to solve a gaussian integral of the form $$\int dz\,dz^*\exp(zKz^*)$$ I tried to make a change of variables so that $dz \, dz^*\to d\Re(z) \, d\Im(z)$ with the map given by ...
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Undecidability and holomorphic functions (Reference request)

The goal of this question is to recall a certain mathematical fact -not in my field- that I was once briefly told and that I have fogotten, and also to collect similar results. The fact, I think, ...
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Counting complex solutions on a disk.

I am looking for an example of an analytic map $f$ on the complex domain for which there exist $r>0$ such that for $\gamma=\{z:|z|=r\}$, a.s. for $\theta \in [0,2\pi)$ we have that ...
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Complexifying a real Banach space and its dual

A standard way to define the "complexification" $E_\mathbb{C}$ of a real Banach space $E$ is to define a complex linear structure on $E\times E$ by (1) $(x,y)+(u,v)=(x+u, y+v)$, (2) ...
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On analytic function differentiable on the circle of convergence of its Taylor series

For simplicity, we assume that $f(z)$ is analytic in the unit disk $\Delta: |z|<1$ and continous in the closed disk $\overline \Delta$. Let $f(z)=\sum a_nz^n$ be its Taylor series in $\Delta$ ...
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Can a locally defined holomophic function which vanishes on a subvariety $V$ be written in terms of globally defined polynomials vanishing on $V$?

Given a complex algebraic, affine variety $X$ and a subvariety $V$, let $I_V$ indicate the ideal of polynomials on $X$ with vanish on $V$. Given an open subset $U$ of $X$, is it true that the ideal ...
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How to evaluate this complex integral !?

We have the following complex integral : $$\frac{1}{2\pi i}\int_{-i\infty}^{i\infty}e^{-\frac{\pi}{2}\cot\left(\frac{\pi}{s}\right)}\frac{x^{s}}{s}ds$$ Where $x\in\mathbb{R}:x>1$. i tried closing ...
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Can infinite polynomials be expressed as a product of its linear factors?

Background: In the 1700s, Euler solved the Basel Problem, which was to solve $\sum_{n=1}^\infty\frac{1}{n^2}$ in closed-form. Euler showed that it was equal to $\frac{\pi^2}{6}$ by first expressing ...
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Belyi functions on non-compact surfaces; or: Building Riemann surfaces from equilateral triangles

Some background on (compact) Belyi surfaces $\newcommand{\Ch}{\hat{\mathbb{C}}}$ A compact Riemann surface $X$ is called a Belyi surface if there exists a branched covering map $f:X\to \Ch$ such that ...
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Monotonic Increase of the Ratios of Generalized Stirling Functions of the Second Kind

My motivation to the following question stems from the discussion at Complex Zeroes of Stirling functions of the second kind about the location of the complex zeroes of Stirling functions of the ...
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Complex Zeroes of Stirling functions of the second kind

My motivation to the following question stems from the discussion at Zeros of "exponential" function about the real zeroes of Stirling numbers of the second kind, I am curious in exploring ...
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A question on the area of the unit disc w.r.t. a complete conformal metric

Question: Let $\Delta$ be the unit disc in $\mathbb{C}$ and $\rho(z)|dz|^2$ be a complete conformal metric on $\Delta$ where $\rho(z)$ is continuous on $\Delta$. Let $a$ be the infimum of $p ...
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A question about the limit of a sequence of pointwise convergent analytic funtions

Question: Let $\{f_n\}$ be a sequence of analytic functions on the unit disk $\Delta$ and suppose that $f_n$ converges to a continuous function $f$ on $\Delta$ pointwisely. (1) Can we say that $f$ is ...
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variation of the obstacle in the obstacle problem

Suppose $D \subset \Bbb C$ with smooth boundary. Let $f \in C^{1,1}(D)$. Let $\varphi$ be the supremum of all members in the set $$\lbrace g \in C^{\infty}(\overline{D})| g \ is \ subharmonic \ and ...
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Spectra of elements of a Banach algebra and the role played by the Hahn-Banach Theorem.

This problem was posed on Math StackExchange some time ago, but it did not garner any solutions there. I think that it is interesting enough to be posed here on Math Overflow, so here it goes. Let $ ...
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Help with an irregular integral

I am looking for help with doing the following integral : $$\frac{1}{2\pi i}\int_{1}^{\infty}\ln\left(\frac{1-e^{-2\pi i x}}{1-e^{2\pi i x}} \right )\frac{dx}{x\left(\ln x+z\right)}\;\;\;\;z\in ...
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If a formal power series over the complex numbers satisfies a polynomial identity, does it imply that the power series has a radius of convergence?

Let $ P(z) $ be a $\textit{formal}$ power series in $z$ that a priori may not have a non zero radius of convergence. Assume that $P(0) =0$. Let $\Phi(w,z)$ be a polynomial in two variables, that ...
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Real part of a function on a circle in the complex plane

Fix $0 < y <1$. Assume that $n$ is a large positive integer. Let $H(z):= \sum_{i=1}^n \ln(z^i+i-1)$. Is it true that $\Re(H(e^{\xi+i\theta}))$ has asymptotically (for large $n$) a peak at ...
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Entire functions of order 1 and type 0

There is no entire function of order 1 and type 0 which is bounded on the real line. This result can for example be found in the book "Entire functions" by Boas. I wonder under which weaker ...
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Fixed norm problem for analytic functions

Hi there, I have the following problems on my hand: Given arbitrary positive sub-harmonic function $l(x,y)$ on plane, for all analytic functions: $f=a(x,y)+ib(x,y)$ on complex plane, consider the ...
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Residue at an integration border in case of a limit?

I am dealing with an integral in a limit of the following shape: $$\lim_{\epsilon \to 0} \int_0^{\frac{\pi}{2}} dx \frac{2 \epsilon}{1-(1-\epsilon^2)\sin^2(x)}$$ Formally, assuming that ...
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Bernoulli number formula involving roots of Taylor polynomial of $\exp-1$

Please prove, give more symbolic or numeric support (counterexample!?), simplify or drop me a reference (or some vague hunch). We have $$B_n = n!\sum_{\lambda} \frac{\lambda^{2n}}{p'_n(\lambda)}$$ ...
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Constructing the imaginary part of a holomorphic function

Hallo, Let $f: U \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ be a analytic function, where $U \subset \mathbb{C}^{n}$ is a open set (paracompact, starshaped or convex i.e. sufficiently nice). Does there exist a function ...
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Fourier Transform, for entire function

On THIS site, Alexandre used Fourier transform to solve the problem. If we use Fourier transform, how to define it to ensure any entire function has a FT? Classical FT is defined by $$ ...
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A “holomorphic” Peano curve?

A Peano curve is a continuous map $[0,1]\to [0,1]^2$ whose image is the whole square. I would like to know if on can obtain "holomorphic" Peano curves. Namely, is it possible to find a continuous ...
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On equation f(z+1)-f(z)=f'(z)

Original Problem If $f$ is an entire function such that $$ f(z+1)-f(z)=f'(z) $$ for all $z$. Is there a non-trivial solution? ($f(z)=az+b$ is trivial) And here is something uncertainty If we use ...
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Perturbations of zero-dimensional algebraic varieties

Let $P(z,w):\mathbb C^2\to\mathbb C$ be a certain polynomial, and consider $p(s,t)=P(e^{is},e^{it}):\mathbb T^2\to \mathbb C$ its restriction to the real torus. Assume generic situation, so by ...
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Growth in imaginary direction of an entire function with prescribed zeros

Let $\{z_n\}$ be an infinite sequence of complex numbers. Under which conditions on these numbers does there exist an entire function $f$ such that the $z_n$ are the zeros of $f$ and $|f(z)|< C ...
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Similarity between Cauchy-Riemann eqs and Hamilton equations.

I would like to see if this idea has any applications: So CR equations are given by: $$ \frac{\partial u}{\partial x} =\frac{\partial v}{\partial y} ; \ \frac{\partial u}{\partial y}=-\frac{\partial ...
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Corona Theorem in several variables

Hallo, I have read about the Corona Theorem (see link:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corona_theorem). From this one ca deduce that: Let $f_{1}, ..., f_{n}$ be holomorphic bounded functions on the unit ...
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k-Hyperbolic manifolds

A complex manifold $N$ is $k$-hyperbolic ($\dim N \geq k$) if any holomorphic map from $\mathbb C^k$ to $N$ has rank strictly less than k. Brody hyperbolic manifolds are $1$-hyperbolic for example. ...
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Bloch type function

I would like to know whether there exists an analytic function $f$ on the unit disk such that $$\sup_{|z|<1}|f(z)|(1-|z|^2)<\infty$$ and for every $|a|=1$, $$\limsup_{z\to ...