# Tagged Questions

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### Wiener algebra for nonabelian locally compact groups

By the Wiener algebra I mean the algebra of functions on the circle group having absolutely convergent Fourier series. Is there an analogue of Wiener algebra for nonabelian locally compact groups?
I ...

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### Bochner's theorem for measures of positive type

Is there a version of Bochner's theorem characterizing measures of positive type on a locally compact group? By a measure of positive type on the group $\Gamma$, I mean a measure $\mu$ satisfying ...

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### $L^{p}(\mathbb R)\subset L^{1}(\mathbb R) \ast L^{p}(\mathbb R), (1< p< \infty)$?

Let $\mathbb T$ be a circle group.
In 1939, Salem, has shown that, every member of $L^{1}(\mathbb T)$ can written as a product(convolution) some other two members of $L^{1}(\mathbb T),$ that is, ...

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### Reference: Hardy space regularity of the Jacobian determinant

I'm looking for a reference, expository in nature, for the proof of the following theorem of Coifman, Lions, Meyer and Semmes.
Theorem:
For all $u\in W^{1,n}(\mathbb{R}^n;\mathbb{R}^n)$, ...

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### An integral estimate over rotations of the dyadic grid

I'm currently reading the paper Rectifiable Sets and the Traveling Salesman Problem (link) by Peter Jones (Invent. math. 102, 1-15 (1990)), and am having trouble understanding an integral estimate ...

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### What is the source of this simple lemma in harmonic analysis over compact groups?

I recently needed this simple fact of harmonic analysis:
Let $G$ be a discrete abelian group and $X\subset G$ be a finite subset. Then for any $\epsilon>0$ the set $\Gamma_\epsilon=\{ ...

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### Decomposition of $L^2(\Gamma \backslash G)$

Let $G$ be a semisimple Lie group, and $\Gamma$ be an lattice (arithmetic) - typical examples I am thinking about would be $(SL_2(\mathbb{R}), SL_2(\mathbb{Z})$, or $(SL_2(\mathbb{C}), PGL_2(O_F))$ ...

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### Lattices in general totally disconnected locally compact groups

Besides automorphism groups of trees and buildings, I was wondering if the lattices in general totally disconnected locally compact groups have been studied in the literature? I appreciate if you ...

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### Result of Beurling concerning absolute convergence of Fourier series of |f|

Let $f\in L^{1}(\mathbb T)$ and define the Fourier coefficient of $f$ : $\hat{f}(n)=\frac{1}{2\pi} \int _{-\pi}^{\pi} f(t) e^{-int} dt; (n\in \mathbb Z)$ and we put,
$$A(\mathbb T):= \{f\in ...

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### Absolute convergence of multi-dimensional Fourier series

For a Lipschitz function $f$ defined in $[0,2\pi]^d$ for $d>1$, is that true
that the multi-dimensional Fourier series converges absolutely?
In other words, $\sum_{k\in ...

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### Does anyone know what is the right reference for the following simple lemma from harmonic analysis?

The lemma says that given $\lambda\geq 1$, $p\geq 1$, $a_j\geq 0$, for a collection of balls $\{B_j\}_{j\in\mathbb{N}}$ in $\mathbb{R}^n$, it holds
$$\|\sum_j a_j\chi_{\lambda B_j}\|_p\leq ...

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### Fourier transform of the unit sphere

The Fourier transform of the volume form of the (n-1)-sphere in $\mathbf R^n$ is given by the well-known formula
$$
\int_{S^{n-1}}e^{i\langle\mathbf a,\mathbf u\rangle}d\sigma(\mathbf u) = (2\pi)^{\nu ...

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### Tangent vectors on the algebra of trigonometric polynomials

Let $G$ be a compact real Lie group and ${\sf Trig}(G)$ the algebra of trigonometric polynomials on $G$ (defined in the Hewitt-Ross, Abstract harmonic analysis, (27.7)), i.e. the algebra of functions ...

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### What are the best settings for the large scale geometry of locally compact groups?

My current research involves locally compact groups and from time to time I am tempted to check whether certain notions and statements of geometric group theory of finitely generated groups are still ...

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### Plancherel formula for non-second-countable (non-unimodular) groups

The Plancherel formula for unimodular, second-countable, type 1 groups can be found in A Course in Abstrict Harmonic Analysis by Gerald Folland (theorem 7.44) or here. It states that we can get a ...

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### 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 ...

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### “geometric” description of the algebra of central functions on a Lie group

I am looking for a a description of the algebra of continuous central functions on a group, say a compact simple Lie group $G$, as the algebra of all continuous functions on a "nice" compact Hausdorff ...

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### Orthonormal basis for $L^2(G/H)$.

Let $G$ be a locally compact group and $H$ be a closed subgroup of $G$. Is there any way to define a reasonable orthonormal basis for $L^2(G/H)$? By "reasonable" I mean elements of the orthonormal ...

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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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### Subharmonic envelope

I came across a more complicated version of the following problem. It is so elementary, I think that there had to be some research done on this in the past. If someone has any ideas please let me ...

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### Background for Hejhal's "The Selberg Trace Formula for $PSL(2, \mathbb{R})$

Reposted from math.stackexchange where my question received only five views and no answers...
I'm trying to learn the Selberg trace formula, but have very little background in harmonic analysis. I ...

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### References on hyperbolic harmonics

I am looking for good and elementary references on hyperbolic harmonics (which form an orthonormal basis spanning the space of functions on the unit pseudo-sphere).

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### Ask for theory about the weighted L^2(R^d) space.

Dear MOs,
I am now considering the following norm:
$$
||f||_{H}^2 := \iint f(x) H(x,y) f(y) d x d y\:.
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where the integral is over the whole space $R^{2d}$ and $H(x,y)$ is some non-negative ...

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### A nice overview (and maybe derivation) of the Poincaré transformations of the Vector Spherical Harmonics

With $Y_{lm}(\vartheta,\varphi)$ being the Spherical Harmonics and $z_l^{(j)}(r)$ being the Spherical Bessel functions ($j=1$), Neumann functions ($j=2$) or Hankel functions ($j=3,4$) defining ...

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### Ergodic decomposition of quasi-invariant measure

I have a reference request concerning Proposition 1.6 in the following article http://projecteuclid.org/DPubS?service=UI&version=1.0&verb=Display&handle=euclid.bams/1183548783
The ...

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### Learning roadmap for harmonic analysis

In short, I am interested to know of the various approaches one could take to learn modern harmonic analysis in depth. However, the question deserves additional details. Currently, I am reading Loukas ...

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### Are there explicit formulas for spherical functions on oriented real grassmannians?

Let $p$ and $q$ be integers. The group $K=SO(p) \times SO(q)$ can be naturally seen as a subgroup of $G=SO(p+q)$. The quotient space $G/K$ is identified with the space of oriented $p$-dimensional ...

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### Uniform boundedness of an $L^2[0,1]$-ONB in $C[0,1]$

Assume that we have an orthonormal basis of smooth functions in $L^2[0,1]$. Are there useful practical criteria to determine whether the sup-norm of the basis functions has a uniform bound? I am sure ...

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### Does Hölder continuity imply smoothness for the CMC equation: $u:D^2\rightarrow\mathbb{R}^n$, $\Delta u = 2H\partial_xu\times\partial_yu$, $H$ constant?

Context: I am currently reading through the freely available lecture notes from Tristan Riviere (here) on the applicability of integration by compensation in the analysis of various geometrically ...

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### Two reference requests: Pinsker's inequality and Pontryagin duality

Sorry for such a newbie post and for asking two unrelated references in one shot.
First, I am interested in any proof of Pinsker's inequality.
Second, I wonder what is the best place to read about ...

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### Harmonic analysis on semisimple groups - modern treatment

For my finals, I am digging through the book by Varadarajan An introduction to harmonic analysis on semisimple Lie groups. I find it a rather hard read and I feel it's a bit outdated now. Any ...