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### Do circular pipes maximize flow rate?

Suppose that $U \subset \mathbb{R}^2$ is nonempty, open, connected and bounded. Consider a Poisseuille flow in the pipe $U \times \mathbb{R}$. That is: a time-independent incompressible flow of the ...

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### Convergence of a sum to the integral

Let $f:\mathbb{R}\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ be a 1-periodic function. I am looking about the conditions on $(a,b)\in\mathbb{R}^2$ such that we have the property :
...

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286 views

### Finite index subgroups of locally compact groups

Let $G$ be a locally compact (Hausdorff) group and let $H$ be a finite index subgroup of $G$. Can we say that $H$ has to be a closed subgroup of $G$? If it is not correct, do you know any ...

**0**

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### How to bound Haar coefficients in terms of total variation?

I'm trying to get the basic idea behind the proof of Theorem 8.1 of this paper, but I'm having difficulty. Specifically, it says:
We shall show that there is a set $\Lambda_n\subset\mathcal{D}$ ...

**0**

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**0**answers

120 views

### A question about multiplier algebra of $C_0(G)\otimes C_b(G)$ for a locally compact group $G$

Let $G$ be locally compact group. How we can show that
$$
M(C_0(G)\otimes C_b(G))=C_b(G,C_b(G)).
$$
($M(C_0(G)\otimes C_b(G))$ is the multiplier algebra of $C_0(G)\otimes C_b(G)$)

**3**

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201 views

### 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 ...

**1**

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214 views

### Laplacian type operator on compact Lie group

Consider the operator $S = \sum_{i,j} X_{ij}^2$ on $L^2(SO(n+1))$, where $X_{ij}$ generates the rotation of the sphere $S^n$ in the $ij$-plane keeping the $(n - 2)$ complementary directions fixed. ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

261 views

### Littlewood-Paley theory and norm estimation

In the paper "A Convolution Inequality Concerning Cantor-Lebesgue Measures", the Littlewood-Paley theory is used to estimate the norm of multiplier operator in Lemma 1.
It is claimed that Lemma 2 is ...

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358 views

### Could we interpolate the compactness of compact operators?

Classical theorems of Marcinkiewicz and Riesz and their extensions to general Banach spaces by Calderón, Lions, Peetre, et al. allow us to interpolate the continuity of two operators, viz., the ...

**1**

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104 views

### Question about a oscillatory integrals on manifold

Let $M$ be a compact oriented Riemannian manifold without boundary.
Set $f(x)=a(x)+\sqrt{-1}b(x)$ be a complex-valued function on $M$,
where $a(x),b(x)$ are real-valued function on $M$.
Then, how to ...

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votes

**2**answers

541 views

### 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 ...

**1**

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**1**answer

301 views

### Description of Bessel potential spaces

Hi, let $1 < p <\infty $, $ 0 < \alpha < 1$, and $ \mathscr{L}^p_\alpha(R^n) $ be the usual Bessel potential space defined by
$$
\mathscr{L}^p_\alpha = (1-\triangle)^{-\alpha/2}L^p(R^n).
...

**0**

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289 views

### Notation for a functional L2 matrix norm

Hi,
Let $v(z)$ be a 2x2 matrix depending on a complex variable z, defined on an oriented contour $\Sigma$ in the complex plane. Can anyone tell me the meaning of the notation:
...

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952 views

### Is there a “right” proof of Riemann's Theta Relation?

Let $\theta$ denote the usual Jacobi Theta function (with auxiliary parameter $\tau = i$, for simplicity), i.e.
$$
\theta(z) = \sum_{n \in \mathbb{Z}} \exp(-\pi (a + n)^2 + 2 \pi i n z) \ .
$$
I'm ...

**3**

votes

**0**answers

269 views

### Harmonic analysis on the Heisenberg group

It is well known that:
Theorem 1. For $f\in L^{2}(\mathbb H_{n}=\text{The Heisenberg group of dimesion } 2n+1)$ we have the expansion
$$f(z, s)= (2\pi)^{-n} \sum_{k=0}^{\infty} \int_{0}^{\infty} f ...

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756 views

### Image of L^1 under the Fourier Transform

The Fourier Transform $\mathcal{F}:L^1(\mathbb{R})\to C_0(\mathbb{R})$ is an injective, bounded linear map that isn't onto. It is known (if I remember correctly) that the range isn't closed, but is ...

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152 views

### variant of Haar measure

I found a certain trig identity in a discussion on Lie groups
\[ \frac{\prod_{i < j} 2 \sin (\mu_i - \mu_j)
\prod_{i< j} 2 \sin (\nu_i - \nu_j) }{\prod_{i, j} 2 \cos (\mu_i - \nu_j) }
= ...

**4**

votes

**0**answers

256 views

### What information about a locally compact group $G$ is encoded in $C_r^\ast(G)$ which is not in $L^1(G)$?

Let $G$ be a locally compact group and let $ C_r^\ast(G) $ denote its reduced group $C^\ast$-algebra. Many features of a $G$ can be realized from $L^1(G)$ or $C_r^\ast(G)$. For example, $G$ is ...

**3**

votes

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156 views

### The polynomial Freiman-Ruzsa conjecture for the special case when $f$ is a bijection

The polynomial Freiman-Ruzsa conjecture states that there exists $k > 0$, such that for all $\epsilon > 0$, and for all large $n$ and all functions $ f: \mathbb{F}_2^n \mapsto\mathbb{F}_2^n$, ...

**1**

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### Dependence between $\langle f(x), g(y) \rangle$ and $\langle x, y \rangle$.

Let $p$ be a large prime and $n \geq 3$ be an integer. Let $f$ and $g$ be two arbitrary bijections from $\mathbb{F}_p^n$ to $\mathbb{F}_p^n$. I want to find a condition on $f$ and $g$ such that the ...

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169 views

### Inferring asymptotic behaviour from the dominant pole of the Laplace transform

Hi,
I am reposting the following question with the hope that a more detailed description will lead to a more descriptive response:
dominant pole in the laplace transform
I have a vector function ...

**1**

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247 views

### Gauss circle problem and Jacobi-type estimates for higher dimensions

Hello everyone, I was doing some late night random reading and I got to wonder about some stuff about the Gauss circle problem.
To begin with, consider a circle in $\mathbb{R}^{2}$ with centre at the ...

**4**

votes

**1**answer

254 views

### About the boundedness of a multiplication operator.

Let be $f$ a $2\pi-$periodic function and $\hat{f}(k)=\frac{1}{2\pi}\int_0^{2\pi}f(x)e^{-ikx}dx$. Consider the operator:
\begin{equation}
Tf(x)=\sum_{k\in\mathbb{Z}}sign(k)\ \hat{f}(k)\ e^{ikx}.
...

**6**

votes

**1**answer

292 views

### 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 ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

255 views

### 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 ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

287 views

### 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 ...

**1**

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**0**answers

212 views

### 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 ...

**2**

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153 views

### 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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363 views

### 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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votes

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277 views

### “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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248 views

### 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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265 views

### 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 ...

**4**

votes

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256 views

### 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 ...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

282 views

### 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 ...

**2**

votes

**0**answers

146 views

### 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 ...

**2**

votes

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255 views

### 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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158 views

### 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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votes

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457 views

### 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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927 views

### 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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307 views

### 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 ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

278 views

### 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 ...

**3**

votes

**0**answers

216 views

### 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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votes

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532 views

### 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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206 views

### 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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votes

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880 views

### 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 ...

**4**

votes

**3**answers

441 views

### 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 ...

**3**

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420 views

### 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 ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

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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 ...