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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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### Transformation problem involving 2 random variables

Any help in this problem?
Suppose U and V are independent random variables with density f(u) and g(v) respectively.
The domain of U is the interval (0, 1) and the domain of V is v > 0. After the ...

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### Uniqueness for a non-local differential equation

Question:Fix $\epsilon>0$. Consider the differential equation, defined for functions $f(t,x)\in C^\infty([0,\epsilon]\times[0,\epsilon])$ defined by
$$\frac{\partial}{\partial t} f(t,x)=\frac{f(t,...

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### Inversion of Radon transform by incomplete data: specific case

Let $R[f](p,t)$ denote the Radon transform of smooth function $f(x) \colon \mathbb{R}^n \to \mathbb{R}$ with compact support in $\mathbb{R}^n_+$:
$$
R[f](p,t) = \int\limits_{x \cdot p = t} f(x) dx.
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### Quantitative Weierstrass Approximation and Paley-Wiener for the Laplace Transform

Question: Suppose $a(x,y)\in C^\infty([0,1]\times [0,1])$ and suppose
$$\sup_{\lambda>1} \bigg|\lambda\int_0^1 e^{\lambda x} a(x,1/\lambda)dx\bigg|<\infty.$$
Is $a(x,0)=0$, $\forall x\in[0,1]$?
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### Expectation under a t-distribution

Given parameters $\lambda, \nu>0$, a covariance matrix $R$, a mean vector $\mu \in R^p$, the Arellano-Valle and Bolfarine's generalized $t$ distribution is given by (see, for example, the book by ...

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### Integral representation of an arbitrary polynomial

Consider a smooth function $q \colon \mathbb R^2_+ \to \mathbb R_+$ such that $q(\lambda x) = \lambda q(x)$ for any $\lambda > 0$. Denote $x \circ y$ the elementwise product of $x,y \in \mathbb R^...

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### Techniques to solve equations involving a definite integral [closed]

Are there any well known techniques to solve a problem of the following form: $$\int_a^b f(x,\alpha) dx = g(\alpha),$$ where $a,b\in\mathbb{R}$ are fixed, $f$ and $g$ are known functions, $\alpha\in\...

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### how to solve a singular integral equation involving the kernel $1/x$

Dear all,
Suppose we know that $f(x)$ is nonnegative and Hölder continuous at zero with exponents $1/2$. We also know that
$$
f(x) \le g(x) + \int_0^x \frac{f(y)}{y} d y,\quad\forall x>0,
$$
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### What kind of math is used to study this problem?

We have the following 'transform' of a real valued, piecewise continuous function $f(x)$ :
$$T[f(x)]=1+\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\int_{\mathbb{R}^{n}_{+}}f\left(\frac{x}{\Lambda _{n}} \right )\frac{1}{n!}\...

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### Resources for special functions, integral identities

In the past weeks, I have struggled with finding suitable tables for integral indentities for Beta functions, Chebyshev polynomials and their like.
I would like to ask for online/offline resources ...

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### An inverse Laplace transform involving Error function

Dear MOs,
I need to calculate the inverse Laplace transform of the following function
$$
g_a(z) = \frac{e^{a z}\: \text{erfc}(\sqrt{a z})}{\sqrt{z}-2},\quad a>0.
$$
I have checked, among many ...

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### Steinmetz, Laplace and Fourier Transforms

I am looking for references on Steinmetz Transform and its relation with Laplace and Fourier Transforms. There is an Italian Wikipedia page about this topic but with no references.

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### About an integral transform or generalized Laurent series

We start with a little of context. I needed that a function from $\mathbb{R}^+$ to $\mathbb{R}$ could be represented in the following form, not necessarily uniquely:
$$
K(z)=\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}A(\...

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### One-sided Cauchy principal value

What is the notion of a principal value of an integral when the singularity appears at one endpoint? Namely,
$ PV \int_a^b f(t) dt = ? $,
where the integral is convergent in the upper limit, but ...

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### Unitary Representations and Integral formulas

While reading the appendix to 4th chapter of Iwaniec and Kowalski's analytic number theory I came upon a remark relating unitary representations and some integral transforms involving J-Bessel ...

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### On the multidimensional Mellin transform of measures

Consider an integral transform of Borel measures supported on $\mathbb{R}^n_+$ given by
$$
f(z) =\int\limits_{\mathbb{R}^n_+} x^{z}\frac{\mu(dx)}{x}
$$
where $z = (z_1,...,z_n) \in \mathbb{C}^n$, $x^...

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### Solving a nonlinear integral equation

Consider the integral equation $$f=g^2+H[g]^2$$ where $f\colon\mathbf R\to \mathbf R$ is an even and integrable function, $g$ is the function to be solved for, and $H[g]$ is the Hilbert transform of $...

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### Delta function representation as an integral of Pfaffians over SO(2m)

Define $\mathcal S$ as the set of all $2^m$ skew-symmetric $2m \times 2m$ matrices with the form $\oplus_{j=1}^m\begin{pmatrix} 0&\pm 1 \\ \mp 1&0\end{pmatrix}$.
Let $S_i, S_j \in \mathcal{S}$...

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### Orthogonality of Pfaffian polynomials in $SO(2m)$

I've been struggling here to invert some integral equation involving Pfaffians, and it would be very nice if you could shed some light on the problem.
Let's go to it. Let $V=\{-1,1\}^{m}$ and $S = \...

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### Can elliptic integral singular values generate cubic polynomials with integer coefficients?

For the elliptic integral of first kind, $K(m)=\int_0^{\pi/2}\frac{d\theta}{\sqrt{1-m^2sin^2\theta}} $, it is well-known that $K(m)$ can be expressed in what Chowla and Selberg call "finite terms" (i....

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### On the generalized Radon transform and currents

Given a family of hypersurfaces $H_{t,p} = $ {$x \in \mathbb{R}^n \mid g(x,p) = t $} one defines a generalized Radon transform $R$ of a function $u \colon \mathbb{R}^n \to \mathbb{R}$ as
$$
R[u] (t,...

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### On the generalisation of the Laplace transform

I consider a measure transform $A$ given by
$$
A\mu(x) = \int\limits_{\mathbb{R}^n_{+}} e^{-g(x,y)} \mu(dy)
$$
where $g(x,y)$ is some positive smooth function, $\mu$ is a Borel measure. Is it a well-...

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### Inverse Hankel Transform

I was reading through Akhiezer's book Lectures on Integral Transforms and in chapter nine, he states that the Hankel transform is unitary for $\nu > -1$, so that for a suitable function, $f$,
$f(y)...

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### Regularity class of certain diffeomorphisms of the real line.

I care about the following class of homeomorphisms of $\mathbb R$, which I'll call $\mathcal C^?$.
For simplicity, let us restrict attention to compactly supported homeomorphisms
(a homeomorphism $\...

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### Intuitive understanding of the Stieltjes transform

I have been using random matrix theory in signal processing and have some trouble understanding what the Stieltjes transform does.
The gist of my work is that I have an $N\times N$ true covariance ...

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### An identity involving an infinite integral with a sinh in the denominator

I recently encountered the rather appealing looking integral, which appears in the theory of random matrices :
$$\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\prod_{j=1}^{p-1}(j^{2}+z^{2})\frac{zdz}{\mathrm{sinh}(2\pi z)} ...

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### Properties of a matrix-valued generalization of the $\Gamma$ function

I am interested in the following function (Mellin transform of matrix exponential):
$$\int_0^{\infty} x^{s-1} e^{-A-Bx}d x$$
Where $x$ and $s$ are scalars, but $A$ and $B$ are matrices with $B\succ 0$....

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### A definite integral

Hello,
I am trying to find an explicit form of the following definite integral. I have tried Mathematica and it failed to give an answer. I am wondering whether anyone knows this integral. It might ...

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### Numerically finding a Mercer expansion for a given covariance kernel

Let $c(r)$ be a nice, continuous function with compact support. For example, $c(r) = \tfrac 1 5 (1-r)^{11} \big( 5 + 55r + 239 r^2 + 429 r^3 \big)$ for $r \in [0,1]$, and $c(r) = 0$ otherwise.
On ...

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### Stieltjes Transform of $F^{*}PF$ as a function of the Stieltjes Transform of $P$ where $F$ is drawn from an $n \times n$ Gaussian-like random matrix distribution

I am trying to calculate the Stieltjes Transform of $F^{*}PF$ as a function of the Stieltjes Transform of $P$ where $F$ is drawn from an $n \times n$ Gaussian-like random matrix distribution. I am ...

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### When is an integral transfrom trace class?

Given a measure space $(X, \mu)$ and a measurable integral kernel $k : X \times X \rightarrow \mathbb{C}$, the operator
$$ K f(\xi) =\int_{X} f(x) k(x,\xi) d \mu(x),$$
the operator $K$ is Hilbert ...

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### Best Numerical Method for Evaluating a Hilbert transform

I have to evaluate a Hilbert transform for some $\mathcal{L}^p(\mathbb{R},\mathbb{C})$-function ($1\leq p<\infty$). I know there are a number of algorithms out there to do it, but I don't have a ...

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### Writing an integral equation as a partial differential equation

Hello,
Can anyone help me see how one can get from the following integral
$$\lambda\int_{\beta=0}^{y}\int_{\alpha=x}^{Q-\beta}e^{-\mu(\alpha-x)}f(\alpha,\beta)d\alpha d\beta+k\int_{\alpha=s}^{x}f(\...

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### Floquet tranform of the derivative of a function $f(r)$

The derivative of the Floquet transform equals the Floquet tranform of the derivative.
But can the Floquet tranform of the derivative of a function $f(r)$ can be expressed in terms of the Floquet ...

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### Integral Transform Wanted

Hello! Imagine I have a function
$f(r_1, r_2) = \int_{-\infty}^\infty g(|r_1 - r_3|) g(|r_1 - r_4|) g(|r_2 - r_3|) g(|r_2 - r_4|) g(|r_3 - r_4|) \; d r_3 d r_4$
Is there a way I could get rid of ...

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### The relationship between Crofton formula and Radon transform.

The famous Crofton formula says that the length of a curve can be calculated by integral of the `line crossing' over the space of all oriented lines. My question is, is there a way to treat this ...

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### Fonction spéciale

Est-ce qu'il y a une fonction spéciale sous la forme suivante:
$$\int e^{-st}e^{-(\alpha/(1+t))}t^{\beta-1}(1+t)^{-(\beta-1)-\gamma}dt$$
ou
$$\int e^{-st}e^{-(\alpha/t)}t^{\beta-1}(1-t)^{\gamma-2}dt$$...

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### Complex structure on $L^2(\mathbb R)$ generalizing the Hilbert transform.

The Hilbert transform on the real Hilbert space $L^2(\mathbb R)$ is the singular integral operator
$$
\mathcal H(f)(x) := \frac{1}{\pi} \int_{-\infty}^\infty \frac{1}{x-y} f(y) dy.
$$
It satisfies $\...

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### Integral kernel of form $e^{-<x,y>^2}$

Let $K(x,y): \mathbb{R}^n \times \mathbb{R}^n \to \mathbb{R}$ given by $K(x,y) = e^{-< x,y>^2}$ where $<\cdot,\cdot>$ denote the canonical inner product. Define integral operator $T:C(\...

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### When I can safely assume that a function is a Laplace transform of other function?

If I have a function and I want to represent it as being the Laplace transform of another, that is, I want to be sure that there is $\hat{f}(s)$ such that my function $f(x)$ can be written as:
$f(x) =...

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### MacWilliams Identity for Asymptotic Weight Spectrum of a Code

Introduction
Let $C$ be a code of block length $n$ having $A_i^C$ words of Hamming weight $i$, for $i\in [n]$, where $[n]:=\{0,\ldots,n\}$. Then, the sequence $\{ A_i^C \}_{i \in [n]} $ is called the ...

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### From an integral equation to a differential equation

Hello,
I am wondering whether it is possible to convert the following integral equation to a partial differential equation.
where $J_0(t,x)$ is some given nonnegative function and $\nu>0$ is ...

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### Completeness of an “infinite mixture of gaussians” representation

Is there a complete "infinite mixture of gaussians representation" for densities? What I mean is, is there, for any reasonably big class of densities $\phi(x)$ I can come up with a function $c(\mu, \...

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### inverse Laplace transform of $\delta_1(\cdot)$

Let's try to find a function $\psi(x)$ such that for Laplace transform $\tilde{f}(p)=\int_0^{\infty} f(y) e^{-py} dy$ one has $f(x)=\int_0^{\infty} \tilde{f}(p)\psi(px)dp$ (here we do not specify ...