# Tagged Questions

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### For which metric measure spaces is the Hardy-Littlewood maximal operator not of weak type (1,1)?

Let $(X,d,\mu)$ be a metric measure space, i.e. $\mu$ is a Borel measure on the metric space $(X,d)$. I'll denote the Hardy-Littlewood maximal operator - either centred or uncentred, I don't mind ...

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### An interpolation inequality.

For all $s>0$ define for $\epsilon\in(0,1)$ the function:
\begin{equation}
g(\epsilon)=\sum_{k=0}^{\infty}(1+k)^s(\sqrt{1-\epsilon})^k.
\end{equation}
Prove that $\exists C>0$ and $\phi(s)$ such ...

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### Invariant measures for Cellular automata

An easy question that I have never been able to answer.
Suppose we have the CA on $\{ 0,1,2 \}^{\mathbb{N}}$ with local rule given by $f(x,y)=A_{x,y}$ and $A$ the $3\times 3$ matrix ...

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### Pencils of circles and Liouville's theorem

Is there any relation (maybe implicit) between the conformal geometry in the space of circles and spheres and the study of harmonic functions?
In the original question I was musing whether the ...

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### Maximal function associated to convex bodies

Let $B$ be a centrally symmetric convex body in $\mathbb R^n.$ The maximal function associated to $B$ is defined by
$$
Mf = \sup_{r>0}(\chi_{B})_{r}*|f|.
$$
Bourgain ...

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### Growth of inner functions on the disk

Recall that an inner function on the disk $D$ is a bounded analytic function on $D$ having radial limits of modulus one almost everywhere.
There has been many works on the growth of the inner ...

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### Sufficient condition for $L^p$ multiplier on the torus

Hello,
I am searching for a reference of an " easy " sufficient condition insuring that a bounded sequence $(b_{\mathbf{n}\in\mathbb{Z}^d})\in\ell^\infty$ defines a bounded operator from ...

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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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### Continuity of multiplicative character

Let $G$ be a discrete group and $\beta (G)$ denote the Stone-Cech compactification of $G$, a right topological semigroup. By a multiplicative character, I mean a mapping that preserves multiplication ...

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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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### Support of functions on compact groups, and their Fourier transforms

I make my question more precisley :
Let $f$ be a conjugation invariant function on a compact semi-simple Lie group $G$. So $f$ can be regarded as a function on the maximal tours ( or Lie algebra of ...

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### Characters separating points on Maximal Torus modulo Weyl group?

Let G be a compact Lie group, for example, SU(n). Let T be its maximal torus. Let W be its Weyl group.
Every finite-dimensional representation of G has a character, which is a function on G, T and ...

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### L^p norms of Littlewood-Paley blocks

Is it possible to show that all the $L^p(\mathbb{R}^n)$ norms of a given Littlewood-Paley block are equivalent or else find a counterexample? One inequality follows from the Bernstein inequalities if ...

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### Factorization of antisymmetric bounded holomorphic functions

A basic principle in complex function theory is that one can split off zeros of holomorphic functions in a similar way as for polynomials: If $f$ is holomorphic near $0$ and $f(0) = 0$, then $f(z) = ...

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### Lebesgue differentiation theorem beyond Euclidean spaces

To formulate Lebesgue differentiation theorem one needs a metric and a measure. Apart from the Euclidean spaces i.e. $\mathbb R^d$, the theorem holds true for homogeneous groups (e.g. Heisenberg ...

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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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### Quotient of a compact Lie group by maximal Torus

I start with a noncompact connected semisimple Lie group with finite center $G$ and fix a maximal compact subgroup $K$ of $G$. I am considering these compact groups $K$. If $\mathbb T$ is the ...

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### The Fourier Transform of taking Eigenvalues

The purpose of this question is to ask about the Fourier transform of the map which associate to an $n$ by $n$ matrix its $n$ eigenvalues, or some function of the $n$ eigenvalues. The main motivation ...

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### Harmonic polynomials on complex 2-space

Consider a complex-valued harmonic polynomial $f$ on ${\Bbb C}^2$ and assume that $f(0)=0$. Suppose also that $f$ does not vanish on the unit sphere $S^3\subset{\Bbb C}^2\simeq{\Bbb R}^4$. Does it ...

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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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### Using the Mellin transform to invert ill-posed problems of harmonic transforms

I will try to explain the problem using just words. Let's see how far I get!
I will use the harmonic transform of the Radon transform for 2 or more dimensions as an example, but there is a large ...

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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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### Alternate definitions of $C^{1,\alpha}$ and $C^{1,\alpha}(\bar{D})$ maps

My question is about the precise definition regarding the following:
Let $f$ be an orientation-preserving $C^1$ diffeomorphism of the unit circle $S^1$. So $f'(b)$ exists and can be thought as a ...

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### Property/Relations using Fourier series/transform, which give complete information about all the jump singularities of a function.

Consider a function which has only jump singularities of the form of the function itself or one of its derivatives jumping. Now let $\hat{f}(k)$ be its Fourier transform/series. We know the decay of ...

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### Meaning of a quote of Doubilet,Rota and Stanley on harmonic analysis and combinatorics

The beginning of the paper On the foundations of combinatorial theory. VI. The idea of generating function (1972) link text says that
Since Laplace discovered the remarkable correspondence ...

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### Uncertainty principle (really for Mellin, but never mind that!)

Is there a smooth funtion $f:\mathbb{R}\to \mathbb{C}$ such that
(a) $f(x)$ decreases faster than $e^{-e^x}$ when $x\to \infty$,
(b) $\widehat{f}(t)$ decreases faster than $e^{-|t|}$ when $t\to ...

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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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### What is the Plancherel Measure for $\textrm{SL}_3(\mathbb{Q}_p)$?

I am looking for a description of the Plancherel Measure of $\textrm{SL}_3(\mathbb{Q}_p)$. Has this been calculated yet? I've search many places for it, but I've only found results on real/complex ...

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### Approximating a function by fractional powers

Say I have a continuous function $f$ defined on a compact interval $I$ on the real line. As is well-known, I could approximate $f$ arbitrarily well by polynomials.
Given $R>0$, how well can we ...

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### Locally Compact Quantum Groups application

Recently Mathematicians in harmonic analysis become more and more interested in Locally compact quantum groups and try to transfer concepts from abstract harmonic analysis to the setting of locally ...

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### Norm concentration of trigonometric polynomials - Uncertainty principle

Hi all,
I am interested in the following question (which is quite similar to one I posed a long while ago): Let $P_{N}(t)=\underset{k=-N}{\overset{N}{\sum}}c_{k}e^{ikt}$ be a unit norm trigonometric ...

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### What properties should a transform have to deserve the descriptor Fourier?

Two MO questions, "Heuristic behind the Fourier-Mukai transform" and "Explaining Mukai-Fourier transforms physically," compel me to ask these two related questions:
1) What properties do you feel are ...

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### approximate uncertainty principle for finite abelian groups

Edit: we cannot find such an example. It would imply a negative solution to the KS${}_2$ conjecture which has now been proven by Marcus, Spielman, and Srivastava in this paper.
In fact, their ...

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### On a limit at the boundary of $\mathbb{D}$ related to complex and harmonic analysis

Let $p(z,t)=\frac{1}{2\pi}.\frac{1-|z|^2}{|z-t|^2}$ be the Poisson kernel on the open unit disk $\mathbb{D}$, fix $0<\alpha<1$ . Let $a\in \partial\mathbb{D}=S^1$ be fixed. Then my question is :
...

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### What is the limit of the derivative of the harmonic extension/Dirichlet solution in $C^{1,\alpha}$ cases?

Let $f:\mathbb{S}^1 \to \mathbb{S}^1$ be an orientation-preserving homeomorphism. Denote by $H(f)$ the complex harmonic extension/solution in $\mathbb{D}$ to the Dirichlet problem with boundary data ...

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### Is $\int_{t\in S^1} |t-\zeta|^{\alpha}p(z,t) |dt| \leq K|z-\zeta|^{\alpha}, 0< \alpha < 1$ for uniform $K$?

I asked the question before, but didn't get any reply, so I took the liberty to ask again.
Let $\zeta\in S^1$(unit circle in the complex plane) and $z\in \mathbb{D}$. Fix $0< \alpha < 1$. Then, ...

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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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### Bounds on norm of harmonic function on degenerating hyperbolic surface

Suppose I have a Riemann surface with a shrinking geodesic which is degenerating towards a surface with a cusp, and I consider a neighborhood of the shrinking geodesic, $C_[a,b] = [a,b]\times ...

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### Stein inequality

Dear all,
we have by Stein that for any sequence $0 \le r_k \le 1$, and any functions $f_1, \cdots, f_n$ which are holomorphic on a neighbourhood of the unit disk, $$\| (\sum_{k =1}^n |f_k(r_k e^{i ...

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### Structure of the unitary representation $L^2(N/M)$ when $N$ is a nilpotent Lie group

Hi All,
I am new to this (though I seem to be a latecomer); so forgive me if this is not your most favorite question:
I am trying to understand the structure (e.g., decomposition) of the unitary ...

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### Convolution operators defined by compactly supported distribtion

Let $\mu_{n}$ be the unit measure over $S^{n-1}$,and consider the convolution operator$$Tf=\mu_{n}\ast f,\quad f\in \mathcal{S}$$
then,it's well-known that T can be extend to a bounded operator on ...

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### The dense subspace of Hardy Space $H^p$

A famous result is that $H^p\cap L^1$ is a dense subspace of $H^p$. We need the fact that $\displaystyle\sup_{0<s\leq M}|(P_s*P_t*f-P_s*f)(x)|$, where $P_t$ is the Poisson kernel on $R^n$ and $f\in ...

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### what's the role of $H^{p}(\mathbb{R}^{n})$ in modern (harmonic) analysis?

The classical theory of $H^p$,due to it's heavy dependence on the complex function theory(such as Blaschke products), seemed to have an insurmountable obstacle barrying its extension to several ...

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### When is Prim(A) of an infinite discrete group hausdorff ?

Does anyone know, if the following result has been proved ?
Let G be an infinite discrete group. A = L1(G) it's algebra and Prim(A) the set of prime ideals with spectral topology.
The result is :
...

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### Wave equation v.s.Schrödinger equation

The motivation of comparison of this two kind of operators is that,$$\partial_{tt}-\Delta=(\partial_{t}-i\sqrt{-\Delta})(\partial_{t}+i\sqrt{-\Delta})$$
From the above that a wave operator can be ...

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### What is the simplest oscillatory integral for which sharp bounds are unknown?

I have either heard or read that sharp asymptotics and bounds for oscillatory integrals of the form
$ \int e^{i \lambda \Phi(x)} \psi(x) dx \quad \lambda \to \infty $
are unknown when the critical ...

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### Harmonic/conformal map composition between manifolds in either order?

Suppose $\mathcal{M}$, $\mathcal{N}$, and $\mathcal{P}$ are Riemannian manifolds (compact and of dimension 2, if it matters). It seems well-known that if $\phi:\mathcal{M}\rightarrow\mathcal{N}$ is ...

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### Convergence of Fourier series for $C^p$ functions

Let $f \in C^p[0,2\pi]$ and periodic. Denote $\omega_p$ as the moduli of continuous of $f^{(p)}$. Then
$
|f - S_Nf| \le K \frac{\log{N}}{N^p}\omega_p(2\pi/N),
$
where $S_N$ is the Fourier partial sum ...

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### L^1-convergence of convolution exponential

Consider a differential
equation
\begin{eqnarray*}
\frac{d}{d\tau}q^{\tau}\left(x\right)=Aq^{\tau}\left(x\right)+h\star q^{\tau}=Aq^{\tau}\left(x\right)+\int ...