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Spherical Harmonic approximation of functions on the cube

The following question arises in a problem in acoustics, where one has to approximate a function on a sphere by spherical harmonics. The problem would get smaller and maybe less computationally ...
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Obstructions for existence of a Riemannian metric such that a given function is harmonic

Let $f:\mathbb{R}^{n}\to \mathbb{R}$ be a smooth function. What type of obstructions exist for existence of a Riemannian metric $g$ on $\mathbb{R}^{n}$ such that $f$ is a harmonic ...
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Harmonic maps and centers of mass in Riemannian manifolds

Consider a smooth map $f : M \to N$ between two Riemannian manifolds $(M,g)$ and $(N,h)$. I would like to think of the tension field of $f$ and the harmonicity of $f$ in terms of centers of mass. I ...
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A free boundary problem

Do there exist Jordan analytic curves $J$ in the complex plane $C$, other than circles, with the following property: There exists a harmonic function $u$ in the unbounded component of $C\backslash ...
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Harmonic Function with special property

I would appreciate any help with the following problem: Let $(M,g)$ be a 3 dimensional Riemann manifold with boundary. Let $ \Gamma $ be a surface of sufficient regularity dividing M into two ...
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harmonic functions on hyperbolic plane x Real line

I am looking for references of harmonic functions(no growth condition) on the product of hyperbolic plane $\mathbb H^2$ with the real line $\mathbb R$. The metric is just the product one. Especially ...
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Harmonic extension in a ball $B(x, r) \subset \mathbb R^n$

I have recently been trying to understand the theory regarding harmonic extensions in $\mathbb R^n$. I have, however, had some difficulties to find the kind of results I am looking for. For that ...
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Harmonic function osculating a given subharmonic function

Let $\Omega\subseteq\mathbb C$ be an open set and let $\phi:\Omega\to\mathbb R_{\geq 0}$ be an exhausting (i.e. proper) smooth subharmonic function. Fix $p\in\Omega$. Does there exist a harmonic ...
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Holomorphic maps on $\mathbb{R}^{n}$ (for n not necessarily even)

Edit according to the comment of user36931 I remove the "motivation" from the previous version and I add an statement to the first question We consider the following two classes of smooth maps on ...
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Recovering Spherical Harmonics from Discrete Samples

Consider a collection of $N$ points on the 2-sphere chosen uniformly at random. Let's say that there's an edge between two such vertices if their geodesic distance is less than $r_N$. The resulting ...
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Find sufficient and necessary conditions on $f$ in which the level curve $f(x,y)=0$ implies only one case $x=a$ for all real $y$ [closed]

Let $f:ℝ²→ℝ$ be an arbitrary harmonic function. A level curve in two dimensions is a curve on which the value of a function $f(x,y)$ is a constant. My question is: Find sufficient and necessary ...
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A question about the convention for the Plancherel measure on $\mathbb{H}^n$

Say I have to calculate the quantity, $Log Tr [ -\Delta - \frac{1}{4} + m^2]$ on $H^n$. Then looking up the spectral measure $\mu(\lambda)$ and the eigenvalues of the Laplacian ($= -\Delta = - ...
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Extending a harmonic function in a ball to subharmonic in a larger ball

Consider the Laplace equation in a ball $B(r) \subset \mathbb{R}^n$ of radius $r$: $$ \begin{cases} -\Delta u &= 0, \quad \text {in} \quad B(r), \\ \ \ \ \ \ \, u&= g, \quad \text {in}\quad ...
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Equivalence of Lp harmonic functions on the ball and a representation by harmonic homogeneous polynomials

In Harmonic function theory there is a theorem which say if $u$ is a harmonic function on $B\left(a,r\right)$, then there exist homogeneous harmonic polynomials $p_{m}$ in $\mathbb{R}^{n}$ such that ...
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Extendability of $L^{p}$ harmonic functions

Let $u$ be a harmonic function on some open set $\Omega\subset\mathbb{R}^{n}$ and $u\in L^{p}\left(\Omega\right)$. Is there any reference on extending $u$ to harmonic function on a larger open set ...
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Closed form for 3j-symbol ratios

I am working on the spherical harmonic decomposition of cosmic microwave background maps, therefore I often deal with functions that are proportional to Wigner 3J symbols/Clebsch–Gordan ...
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Counting frequencies of occurrence of patterns within a sequence using harmonic analysis?

Assume that we are given a sequence $\mathbf x := X_1,\dots,X_n \in \mathbb N^n$ for some $n \in \mathbb N$. I am interested in calculating the frequency of occurrence of some fixed sequence $\mathbf ...
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Conjectures in classical harmonic function theory

Because I'm doing research in the area of harmonic function theory I would like to know are there any conjectures in the theory of harmonic functions in $\mathbb{R}^{n}$ still open. I know that there ...
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Wavelets in the spaces of harmonic functions

I plan to do something with the theory of wavelets but in harmonic function theory. My question is about this interconnection between wavelets and harmonic functions. Can you recommend me some paper ...
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Sufficient conditions for equality of measures related to harmonic functions

In Axler's book "Harmonic function theory" on this link http://www.latp.univ-mrs.fr/~chaabi/ARTICLES%20IMPORTANTS/Autres%20articles%20interessant/Livres/Harmonic%20Function%20theory.pdf on page 112 ...
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Subharmonic function on a twice punctured complex plane

is the twice punctured complex plane parabolic or hyperbolic? In this sense: does $\mathbb{C}-\{0,1\}$ admit a nonconstant, negative, subharmonic function? Thanks,
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The origin of Discrete `Liouville's theorem'

It is known that discrete Liouville's theorem for harmonic functions on $\mathbb{Z}^2$ was proved by Heilbronn (On discrete harmonic functions. - Proc. Camb. Philos. Soc. , 1949, 45, 194-206). If ...
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Existence of harmonic maps between loops

Given a Riemannian manifold $M$ and two smooth loops $\gamma_0, \gamma_1: S^1 \longrightarrow M$ in it, I am looking for maps $\phi: [0, T] \times S^1 \longrightarrow M$ which minimize the energy ...
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What are the boundary asymptotics of harmonic symmetric transverse traceless rank-s tensors on $\mathbb{H}^n$ in the Poincare upper-half-space model? [closed]

This question is motivated by the results in this paper, http://calvino.polito.it/~camporesi/JMP94.pdf In this paper some of its most important results about the asymptotics of symmetric traceless ...
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A proof of energy functional appearing in the regularity of elliptic and parabolic equations

I have got trapped in this problem for nearly two years when I dealt with regularity of solutions of elliptic and parabolic equations. I have not found a nice proof to support this assertion. Now I am ...
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Functions between Markov chains that preserve local harmonicity

Given two Markov chains with respective state-spaces $S$ and $T$, say that a function $\phi$ from $S$ to $T$ is holomorphic iff for all states $t \in T$, every real-valued function $f$ on $T$ that is ...
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on an inequality of Brezis-Lieb

In their 1983 JFA paper Brezis and Lieb have shown, among many other things, a Poincaré-type inequality: in the case of a harmonic function $f$ on a bounded domain $\Omega$, their inequality ((3.14) ...
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refined Kato inequality

For any real-valued smooth function $u$, we have the Kato inequality $|D|Du||^2\leq(det(Hess(u)))^2$, which holds when $|Du|\neq0$. If moreover $u$ is harmonic (in an open set in $\mathbb{R}^n$), ...
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Biharmonic function with a constant modulus

A bi-harmonic function $u:U\to C$, where $U$ is an open subset of the complex plane $C$ is a solution of the equation $\Delta^2u=0$. Can a nonconstant bi-harmonic mapping have a constant modulus in an ...
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Biharmonic function

Is a family of bounded bi-harmonic functions defined in the unit disk an equicontinuous family of functions on compacts? A bi-harmonic function $u$ is a solution of the equation $\Delta^2 u =0$.
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Boundary regularity for the Dirichlet problem

Let us consider the unit ball $B^n$ of $\mathbf{R}^n$ and $K = B^{n-1}(0,1/2) \times \{0\}$ the ball of dimension $n-1$ and radius $1/2$ lying on the equator. We wish to solve the Dirichlet problem ...
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Harmonic functions on the plane

I have a question regarding harmonic maps from all of ${\Bbb R}^2$ into a domain in ${\Bbb R}^2$. Before stating my question in full generality, let me ask a special case of the question first. Is it ...
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Signed factors of harmonic polynomials

Let ${\rm Harm}_n^d$ be the space of real harmonic polynomials in $n$ variables, homogeneous of degree $d$. If $P\in{\rm Harm}_n^d$, then $$\left(\frac{\partial^2}{\partial ...