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On the geometry of roots of a sum of complex linear fractions

I was wondering if there is anything known about the geometry (position) of the roots of a rational map of the form $$R(z):= \sum_{j=1}^{n} \frac{a_j}{z-p_j},$$ where the $a_j$'s are nonzero complex ...
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singularities and zeros of series and reverse problem [closed]

Given a series $$S=\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}a_n x^n,a_n\in \mathbb{N}$$ we know that it may have zeros,poles,branch points or natural boundary.Reversely,given it's zeros,poles,branch points or natural ...
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Is there a holomorphic Morse-Bott lemma?

It asks for a generalization of the question in the post Normal form for a holomorphic Morse function Suppose $f$ is a holomorphic function on a complex manifold $M$ which has Bott type critical ...
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$ 2|f^{'}(0)| = \sup_{z, w \in D} |f(z)-f(w)|$ if and only if $f$ is linear

I know the following is a well-known result. Let $D = B(0,1) \subset \mathbb{C} $ a disc, $f$ holomorphic on $D$. Show that $$ 2|f^{'}(0)| \le \sup_{z, w \in D} |f(z)-f(w)|$$ Furthermore, there is ...
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Approximation of analytic functions by Lp functions

Is there any reference where I can find something on approximation of analytic functions on a domain in complex plane by $L^{p}$ analytic functions of the same domain?
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definition of accretive operator

A relation T with domain and range in a Hilbert space is said to be accretive if the transformation $ (T − \lambda)/(T + \bar \lambda\ ) $ with domain and range in the Hilbert space is contractive for ...
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Is there an analogue of Mostow-Palais equivariant embedding theorem for noncompact groups

Let $M$ be a (Hausdorff) smooth compact manifold and $G$ a Lie group acting smoothly on $M$. If $G$ is compact then, by Mostow-Palais theorem, there exists an equivariant smooth embedding $M\to ...
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Surjective entire functions without critical points

It is easy to construct surjective locally univalent holomorphic functions $f: {\mathbb D}\to {\mathbb C}$, where ${\mathbb D}$ is the open unit disk. I am pretty sure that the answer to the ...
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Local polynomial form of holomorphic functions

It is well-known that a germ of a holomorphic function of $n\geq 2$ variables, with at most an isolated singularity (i.e. the singularity of the analytic variety defined by the zero locus of the ...
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Composite families of formal power series over $\mathbb C$ as algebraic variety

I was led to prove that the set of composite families $(f_j)_{j \leq k}$ of germs at $0\in \mathbb C^m$ of a holomorphic function (composite = sharing a common divisor belonging to the maximal ideal) ...
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Comparing two Delaunay tessellations on a hyperbolic surface

Let $S$ be a closed hyperbolic surface (i.e. a compact Riemann surface of genus $\geq 2$) and let $P=\{p_1,\ldots,p_m\}$ be a non-empty finite subset of $m$ points in $S$. Let $\pi:\mathbb ...
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Zariski's main theorem in the complex analytic category

Hello, I am looking for a reference to something like that: if $f\colon X\to Y$ is a finite (i.e., proper with finite fibers) morphism of reduced and irreducible normal (or at least smooth) complex ...
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unbounded power series

I want a reference to the literature of a power series convergent in the whole CLOSED unit disk,but unbounded there.
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On uniform convergence of sequences of bounded holomorphic functions with formal convergence

At some point I needed to prove that some formal (iterative) construction yielded an actual convergent power series. To do so I was led to prove the following lemma, where $\mathcal{B}(\Delta)$ is the ...
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Analytic function avoiding elements of the modular group

A friend recently told me the following two facts, for which he cannot recall a proof or a reference (but he remembers seeing them in the literature): Let $f$ be a holomorphic function mapping the ...
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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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ALE Kähler manifolds are birational to deformations of $\mathbb{C}^n/G$.

I am reading Dominic Joyce's book 'Compact Manifolds with Special Holonomy' and I am struggling to understand a remark he makes at the end of chapter 8. The assertion is (I think) the following: ...
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Modern version of an inequality of R. M. Gabriel for contour integrals

I am currently reading the 1998 article Dynamics of the Binary Euclidean Algorithm: Functional Analysis and Operators by Brigitte Vallée, which cites a 1928 article by R. M. Gabriel for the following ...
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When can Hodge filtrations (decompositions?) be described explicitly in terms of periods?

It seems that there is no chance to explain the Hodge theory (to students) in an hour or so. Yet do there exist any cases when the Hodge filtration (or the Hodge decomposition) of the cohomology of a ...
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Periodic Holomorphic ODE

Suppose I have an annulus $U\subset \mathbb{C}$ and a single-valued holomorphic function $V:U\to \mathbb{C}$. I would like to know if there are (tractable) conditions on $V$ that ensure that the ...
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why do we need to study entire curves?

Good afternoon, I'm just curious about this question, because I see that there are a lot of papers which study the value distribution of an entire curve $f\colon \mathbb{C}\to X,$ with X a complex ...
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Extending an assignment property from Q to R (or C)

Property of any odd number of nonnegative integers: Given $x_1 \leq \ldots \leq x_{2n + 1}$ with each $x_i \in \mathbb{Z}_{\geq 0}$, suppose that for any $x_i$ we remove that the remaining numbers ...
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Automorphisms of bounded symmetric domains

Let $D \subset \mathbb{C}^n$ be a bounded symmetric domain. It is known that $D$ can be realized as the unit ball of some complex norm $||\cdot||$. Using the Bergman metric on $D$, one can define a ...
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Same betti numbers as $\Bbb{CP}^n$

I am sure that there is an answer out there for the following question. If one is given an n dimensional Kahler manifold $X$ with Betti numbers that are the same as in the case of $\Bbb{CP}^n$, then ...
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What is the status of the subadditivity problem for analytic capacity?

Hi, Here is another question that concerns analytic capacity. For a compact set $K$ in the plane, define the analytic capacity of $K$ by $$\gamma(K):=\sup|f'(\infty)|,$$ where the supremum is taken ...
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Monge Ampere equations

I am a graduate student trying to understand complex Monge-Ampere equations(mostly on complex manifolds with or without boundary, but also in C^n), but I can't put my hand on any monograph/textbook ...
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The space $H(D)$ of holomorphic functions.

A very natural example of a nuclear Montel space is the space $H(D)$ of all holomorphic functions on the open disc topologized by the family of seminorms $$p_n(f)=\sup\{|f(z)|\colon |z|\leq ...
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Brieskorn's proof of a theorem by Milnor about the Milnor number

I am looking for a reference or short explanation of a proof by E. Brieskorn. In his famous work "Singularities of complex hypersurfaces" Milnor proves that the (nowadays called) Milnor Number (in ...
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One-parameter groups acting on dual Banach spaces

Let $E$ be a Banach space, and $M=E^*$ (my application has $M$ a von Neumann algebra, but this is unimportant). Let $(\sigma_t)$ be a SOT cts one-parameter group on $E$: so for $t\in\mathbb R$, we ...
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Compactness properties of plurisubharmonic functions

I'm quite interested in this topic, but the main text on Several Complex Variables say little of nothing about it. As it happens, you are immediately led to think of conspiracy, when few main texts ...
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Conformal mapping of C \ D* onto C \ (-1, 1) [closed]

Which is the concrete formula for the conformal mapping (normalized at infinity), acting from $\mathbb C \backslash D^*$ onto $\mathbb C\backslash[-1, 1]$? Here $\mathbb C$ denotes the set of all ...
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methods for interpolating a function, holomorphic in the upper halfplane

Let $n,k\colon\mathbb{R}\to\mathbb{R}$ be real functions such that function $N$ given by $N(x)=n(x)-ik(x)$ is a holomorphic function in the upper half-plane. Also I know some additional properties of ...
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Queries about the Skolem-Mahler-Lech theorem (integer zeros of exponential polynomials)

The Skolem-Mahler-Lech Theorem says that the integer zeros of an exponential polynomial are the union of complete arithmetic progressions and a finite number of exceptional zeros. ...
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How to find the almost period of an exponential polynomial

Let $u(t) = \Sigma_{k=1}^n c_k e^{i \lambda_k t} (c_k \in \mathbb C, \lambda_k \in \mathbb R) $ be an exponential polynomial of order $n$ with purely imaginary exponents. We can assume that the ...
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“Simple” Kahler manifolds

I have some lecture notes from Demailly on Kahler geometry where he talks about "variétés Kahleriennes simples", which are defined as Kahler manifolds $X$ such that for very generic points $x_0$ in ...
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Approximation by analytic functions

Dear all. Let $$ f(x) = \sum_{k \in \mathbb{Z}} \hat{f}(k) \exp(2\pi \mathrm{i} kx) $$ be a function given by usual fourier series. Since my original question hasn't got any answer yet, and I ...
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References for complex analytic geometry?

I'm looking for references on the "algebraic geometry" side of complex analytis, i.e. on complex spaces, morphisms of those spaces, coherent sheaves, flat morphisms, direct image sheaves etc. A ...
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Ways to prove the fundamental theorem of algebra

This seems to be a favorite question everywhere, including Princeton quals. How many ways are there? Please give a new way in each answer, and if possible give reference. I start by giving two: ...
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Uniformization theorem for Riemann surfaces

How does one prove that every simply connected Riemann surface is conformally equivalent to the open unit disk, the complex plane, or the Riemann sphere, and these are not conformally equivalent to ...