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A decomposition of a representation via characters of a normal compact subgroup

This is connected to my question here. Let $K$ be a normal compact subgroup in a locally compact group $G$, $\widehat{K}$ the dual object for $K$, and $\mu_K$ the normed Haar measure on $K$ ...
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Fourier series of functions on compact groups

Let $G$ be a compact, second countable, Hausdorff topological group with the normalized Haar measure $\mu$. From Peter-Weyl's theorem we now that for any $f\in \mathrm{L}^2(G)$ the Fourier series of ...
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When one can expect $\widehat{(fg)} = \hat{f} \ast \hat{g}$; $f, g\in L^{1} (G)$?

Let $f, g \in L^{1}(\mathbb T)= L^{1} ([-\pi, \pi))$. We define, the Fourier transform of $f$ as follows: $$\hat{f}(n)=\frac{1}{2\pi}\int_{-\pi}^{\pi} f(t) e^{-int} dt, \ (n\in \mathbb Z).$$ It is ...
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How to get Fourierā€“Stieltjes transform on $\mathbb R$ from the nice function on $\mathbb T$ (periodic on $\mathbb R$)? [closed]

We put, $M(\mathbb R)= $The set of bounded complex Borel measure $\mu$ on $\mathbb R$ and for $\mu \in M(\mathbb R)$, we define $||\mu||:= |\mu| (\mathbb R) = \text {total variation of } \ \mu $; and ...
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An algebraic approach to the thermodynamic limit $N\rightarrow\infty$?

In physics one studies quite often the thermodynamic limit or what we call the $N\rightarrow \infty$ behavior of a system of $N\rightarrow\infty$ particles. This is of particular relevance in the ...
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Uncertainty principle on finite groups

For a finite group $G$ with normal subgroup $H$, the induced representation $\text{Ind}_H^G(1)$ decomposes as a sum of irreducibles with the multiplicities equal to the dimensions, because it is is ...
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Peter-Weyl theorem as proven in Cartier's Primer

I'm reading Pierre Cartier's A primer of Hopf algebras to educate myself. In its subsection 3.3 (which doesn't need any Hopf algebra theory), he sketches a proof why compact Lie groups are algebraic. ...
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Unitary Representations and Integral formulas

While reading the appendix to 4th chapter of Iwaniec and Kowalski's analytic number theory I came upon a remark relating unitary representations and some integral transforms involving J-Bessel ...
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General Isoperimetric Inequality via Representation Theory of SO(n)

Is there a known proof of the $n$-dimensional isoperimetric inequality which generalizes Hurwitz's proof using Fourier analysis in the $2$-dimensional case? Specifically, I imagine such a proof would ...
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An approximate converse of discrete uncertainty principle

Let $f:\mathbb{Z}_n \rightarrow \{0, 1\}$ and let's normalize the Fourier transform $\hat{f}$ so that $\|\hat{f}\|_2 = \|f\|_2$, i.e. $$\hat{f}(\xi) = \frac{1}{\sqrt{n}}\sum_{x \in ...
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Plancherel measure on Homogeneous spaces.

Does any one know what the correct formulation of the plancherel theorem should be for Homogeneous spaces. More specific I am looking for a statement like: there is a unique measure in $\mu$ in $\hat ...
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Is Fourier analysis a special case of representation theory or an analogue?

I'm asking this question because I've been told by some people that Fourier analysis is "just representation theory of $S^1$." I've been introduced to the idea that Fourier analysis is related to ...
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closed irreducible subspaces in L²(R)

Let R be the set of real numbers, then R acts on LĀ²(R) by translation. This is a unitary representation, which is far away from being irreducible. So what are the closed irreducible subspaces? This ...
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Reading for finite Fourier Analysis

Can anyone recommend some good reading for Fourier Analysis (and the Fourier transform) over finite abelian groups? I've found it given brief descriptions in both books on representation theory and on ...