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spectrum of Banach algebras

Let $G$ is a locally compact group (non-Abelian) Why $sp(L^1(G))$ , i.e. the set of all nonzero bounded multiplicative functionals on $L^1(G)$ is a locally compact group. Even for any noncommutative ...
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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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Connections of results in Harmonic analysis in the theory of Transcendental Numbers

An entire function $f$ is said to be of exponential type if there exist constants $c$ and $k$ such that $|f(z)|\leq c e^{k |z|}$. A famous result of Polya says if $f$ is an entire function of ...
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Measure Theoretic view of Hardy Littlewood Circle Method

Is it possible to view the Hardy-Littlewood Circle method as the Fourier transform with respect to the Lebesgue measure on [0,1) for an appropriate generating function defined in terms of additive ...
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Generalized widths and reverse Urysohn inequalities

This question is inspired by the discussion in MO questions "Local minimum from directional derivatives in the space of convex bodies" and "Bodies of constant width?" about generalized notions of ...
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Estimating oscillatory integral

Say we are given an oscillatory integral of the form $\Psi(x)=\int_{-\infty}^\infty e^{i\psi(x,t)} a(t)dt$. where $a(t)$ is a sufficiently nice function. When, for instance, $|\psi(x,t)_t| \gg ...
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Automorphic Forms on product of groups $G\times H$

Dear all, I have some difficulty in understanding the notion of automorphic forms on product of groups. Let $G$, $H$ be two reductive groups defined over a number field $F$. Let $\mathcal{A}(G)$ be ...
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is there a relation between the complex Hardy spaces and the Hardy spaces of harmonic analysis?

Maybe my question is just a matter of knowing the right equivalent definition. The question is whether there is some relation between $ H^p(D^2)$, defined as the space made of the analytic ...
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Hardy-Littlewood maximal function

We know that Hardy-Littlewood maximal function is $(p,p)$ for any $p>1$. But one proves first that it is weak type $(1,1)$ and then use interpolation. I am just curious to know: is there a way of ...
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Wiener Tauberian Theorem for nonunimodular group

Is there a nonunimodular group for which Wiener's Tauberian theorem is true? Is a locally compact topological group whose volume grows polynomially with radius always unimodular?
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Calderón's Complex Interpolation: what is the corresponding classical theorem?

This question is closely related to my answer to Dan's question, which contains the definitions of some terms I use here. In addition, the notion of exact interpolation functor of exponent $\theta$ is ...
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Is there a Plancherel Theorem for Gowers norms?

In the process of counting arithmetic sequences in sets, the Gowers norms $$ ||f||\_{U^s[N]}^{2^s} = \frac{1}{N^s} \sum_{\vec{h} ,\\, n } \Delta_{h_1}\dots\Delta_{h_s}f(n) $$ where the sum is $ ...
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Conformal transformations and harmonic analysis on the sphere

Consider the $n$-dimensional sphere $S^n$. I'm especially interested in the $n=4$ case. The Hilbert space $L^2(S^n)$ can be decomposed into a direct sum of eigenspaces of the Laplacian, which are ...
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Oscillatory integral decay & sublevel set growth

I am trying to understand how estimates on sublevel integrals imply estimates on oscillatory integrals. Specifically in this article by M. Greenblatt it says on page 7: By well-known methods ...
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Fourier transforms of functions not in $L^2.$

This is probably something five-year-old physicists know, but here goes: Is there a standard methodology for computing Fourier transforms of things like $\log |x|$? Wolfram Alpha will happily give an ...
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Optimal pointwise estimate of the gradient of harmonic functions in the unit ball

Hello. How to prove that $$\sup_{\gamma\ge 0}\int_0^1 (1+\gamma^2)^{-\frac 12} (1-t^2)^{\frac {n-4}2}( \Phi(\gamma t) +\Phi(-\gamma t))dt$$ is achived at $\gamma=0$, where $$\Phi(\zeta)= ...
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Independence of rotated spherical harmonics

Hi, Consider a spherical harmonic of degree $l$, denoted by $y_l^m$. I rotate this harmonic using $2l+1$ different rotations. The set of functions I get is not an orthogonal set, but the functions ...
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Where do the real analytic Eisenstein series live?

In obtaining the spectral decomposition of $L^2(\Gamma \backslash G)$ where $G=SL_2(\mathbb{R})$, and $\Gamma$ is an arithmetic subgroup (I am satisfied with $\Gamma = SL (2,\mathbb{Z})$) we have a ...
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Dominant weights appear in Discrete Series

If $\lambda$ is a Harish-Chandra paramater. Let $\pi_\lambda$ it's associated discrete series, it's known by the minimal K-type thm that every K-type of $\pi_\lambda\mid_K$ has highest weight of the ...
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Consequence of Modified Young's inequality

Let $f\in L^1(\mathbb R^n)$. Define operator $T_f(g)=|f|\ast g$ for functions $g$ on $\mathbb R^n$. The set of measurable functions $f$ on $\mathbb R^n$, such that $T_f$ is bounded from $L^p(\mathbb ...
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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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Positive definite function zoo

I've asked the following question on math.stackexchange but there has been no response so I'll ask it again here: A positive definite function $\varphi: G \rightarrow \mathbb{C}$ on a group $G$ is a ...
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Characterization of the non-negative definite functions $f(x,y)$

Hello, The common definition of the non-negative definite functions is as follows: Definition 1: A continuous complex-valued function $f(x)$ is called non-negative definite, if for any real numbers ...
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Are all of compact support functions of $A(G)$ in its abstract Segal algebras?

Let $G$ be a locally compact group. We know that if $G$ is abelian and $\cal F$ implies the Fourier transform, for every Segal algebra of $G$ say $S^1(G)$, ${\cal F}S^1(G)$ is an abstract Segal ...
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Basic question on minimal flows

I know that minimal flows are actions for which no proper closed invariant subsets exist, but I am unclear how to understand this concept. If a coset flow on a quotient space Gamma/S is ergodic, ...
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High dimensional beta integral (question following the previous post)

Hello, This post is a question following the previous post. In one dimensional case, we have $$ \int_0^x |y|^{1-\alpha} |x-y|^{1-\beta} d y = \frac{\Gamma(\alpha)\Gamma(\beta)}{\Gamma(\alpha+\beta)} ...
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High dimensional beta integral (a typo in Stein's book “singular integrals”)

Hello, When I read Stein's book of Singular Integrals, at p. 118, there is an obvious mistake: $$ \int_{R^n} |x-y|^{-n+\alpha} ...
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Measures and structure on conjugacy classes

Given a locally compact group $G$, does there exist a measure $\nu$ on the conjugacy classes $conj(G)$ such that for $f \in C_c(G)$ $$ \int_G f(g) d \mu_G(g) = \int_{conj(H)} \int_{G / G_\gamma} ...
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Regularity properties of the derivatives of a particular function on $D \times D\to \bar{D} $ ?

This question might sound a little less rigorously formulated, but I hope the question still makes sense. Let $h: S^1 \to S^1$ be an oriention-preserving homeomorphism and let $p(z,t) = ...
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Local nonarchimedean Sobolev inequality

Let $B$ be the unit ball in $\mathbb{R}^n$. A local version of the Sobolev inequality on $\mathbb{R}^n$ says that for any $p\in[1,\infty]$ there exist constants $C >0$ and $k \in \mathbb{N}$ such ...
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When does a LCA group not contain a (closed) infinite cyclic subgroup?

If $G$ is an LCA (locally compact abelian) group, is there any 'nice' sufficient (or preferably necessary and sufficient) criteria for when $G$ does not contain a closed (and hence discrete in the ...
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Multiplicity of eigenvalues of the Laplacian on quaternionic projective space

Using the classic spherical harmonics theory, one obtains the $k$-th eigenvalue of the $n$-dimensional round sphere $S^n$ to be $k(k+n-1)$, and its multiplicity is $\binom{n+k}{k}-\binom{n+k-1}{k-1}$, ...
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Endpoint Strichartz Estimates for the Schrödinger Equation

The non-endpoint Strichartz estimates for the (linear) Schrödinger equation: $$ \|e^{i t \Delta/2} u_0 \|_{L^q_t L^r_x(\mathbb{R}\times \mathbb{R}^d)} \lesssim \|u_0\|_{L^2_x(\mathbb{R}^d)} $$ $$ 2 ...
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How to do DFT for irregular sampling period ?

I have two vectors: $\vec{a}$ and $\vec{t}$: $a_k$ is the sampling value taken at $t_k$. I need to do DFT, but the sampling period is irregular. I've learned about Frames but unsure how to use the ...
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Does random matrix theory make any prediction for the eigenvalue distributions of compact Riemann surfaces?

Under RH, Montgomery has proven equidistribution results for the zeros of the Riemann Zeta function, which suggest a close connection of the distribution to certain results in Random matrix theory. ...
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Finding a dimension-free bound for a certain multiplier on Euclidean space

The following question is indirectly motivated by strong type maximal function estimates. Let $f\in L_{p}(\mathbb{R}^{n})$. For $\xi=(\xi_{1},\ldots,\xi_{n})\in\mathbb{R}^{n}$ define $m(\xi)$ so ...
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Carleson's Theorem (on the Adeles and other exotic groups)

I have redone this question: On $\mathbb R^n$ the Carleson Operator if defined by $$Cf(x) = \sup_{R>0} \left \vert \int_{B_R(0)} e^{2\pi i x\cdot \xi} \widehat{f}(\xi) d \xi \right \vert. $$ ...
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Inducing from cocompact subgroups

Consider a locally compact group $G$ and a cocompact subgroup $H$, is it known that the induction of an irreducible representation $\pi$ of $H$ to $G$ decomposes discretely into a direct sum of ...
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Traceable representation of reductive group over a p-Adic field.

I have a question on how to define a trace of a unitary representation. If $G$ is a reductive group over a p-adic field it is known ( I do not know who prove it) that is of type I. Knowing this we ...
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Zero sets of harmonic fucntions

Can a two variable Harmonic function f(x,y) be zero on a curve with a cusp?
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First eigenvalue of the Laplacian on Berger spheres

Consider the Hopf fibrations $S^1\to S^{2n+1}\to CP^n$ and $S^3\to S^{4n+3}\to HP^n$. These are Riemannian submersions with totally geodesic fibers. Consider now their canonical variations (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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Schwartz space inequality

Let $g$ be a function in the Schwartz space $\mathscr S (\mathbb R)$. Show that for any $l \ge 0$, we have $\sup_x |x|^l |g(x-y)|\le A_l (1+|y|)^l$ by considering separately the cases $|x|\le 2|y|$ ...
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Exponential sums for beginner.

What are the good books, online lecture notes or starting material on exponentials sums with applications in number theory for a beginner, apart from N. M. Korobov's book? The book or notes should ...
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Maximal function related to the Ornstein-Uhlenbeck operator.

On $\mathbf R^d$ the Ornstein-Uhlenbeck operator is defined as ($\partial_i = \frac{\partial}{\partial x_i}$). $$L = \frac12 \sum_i \partial_i^* \partial_i$$ where $\partial_i^* = -\partial_i + 2 ...
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Suitable references for the the Stone-von Neumann Theorem

Hi all, I am working on a mathematical physics project now and I need to understand the Stone-von Neumann Theorem properly. Wikipedia says that it is any one of a number of different formulations of ...
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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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Hardy spaces: analysis <---> martingales

Let $H^p$ be the Hardy space of analytic functions on the open unit disk $D$: $f \in H^p$ if $f$ is analytic on $D$ and $\sup_{r < 1} \int_0^{2\pi} |f(re^{i\theta})|^p d\theta < \infty$. ...
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A counterexample in Littlewood-Paley theory.

Are there any (at least mildly) explicit counterexamples to the statement $$ \sum_{m \in \mathbb{Z}} \|P_m f\|_p \lesssim \|f\|_p? $$ (Or some good reason to expect this to be false?). Here $P_m$ is ...
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Removable sets for harmonic functions and hardy spaces of general domains

Hi, Let $\Omega$ be a domain of the complex plane. The Hardy space $H^p(\Omega)$ is defined, for $1 \leq p<\infty$, as the class of functions $f$ that are holomorphic on $\Omega$ such that $|f|^p$ ...