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### Smooth but non-analytic kernel functions

Does there exist a (stationary) covariance kernel function which is $C^\infty$-smooth but not real analytic? If so, could you please provide an example?
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### Given an even function how to obtain the most close odd function and vise versa?

Given an even function $f(x)$, how to obtain the most close to it continuous odd function $g(x)$? By most close I mean that $\int_0^\infty |f(x)-g(x)| dx$ be the minimum possible and the difference ...
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### Method to compute fundamental solutions which are distributions

The Malgrange-Ehrenpreis theorem tells us that there is a fundamental solution for any linear differential operator of constants coefficients. The original proof was not constructive (it was based on ...
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### When is the bound in Riesz-Thorin Interpolation Theorem attained?

Let me recall the statement of Riesz-Thorin theorem (see also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riesz%E2%80%93Thorin_theorem). Theorem (Riesz-Thorin): Let $(X,\mu)$ and $(Y,\nu)$ be $\sigma$-finite ...
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### Which smooth compactly supported functions are convolutions?

If $f,g$ are smooth functions with support in the interval $[-r,r]$ for some $r>0$, then their convolution $f*g$ is smooth with support in $[-2r,2r]$. My question is about the converse: Given ...
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### Equivalence of negative Sobolev norm of derivative to $L^2$-norm

Let $S:=(0,1)^2$ be the unit square in $\mathbb{R}^2$, and let $M:=\{u\in L^2(S)\mid \int_S u=0\}$ be the space of (real-valued) $L^2$-functions with mean value zero. On $M$ we can consider the ...
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### Is the countably infinite product of locally convex topological vector spaces locally convex?

Let $(X,\tau)$ be a locally convex topological vector space and denote the product space $$X^{\infty}=X\times X\times X\cdots:=\big\{x=(x_i)_{i\geq 1}:~ x_i\in X\big\}$$ If we endow $X^{\infty}$ ...
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### A fixed point problem in infinite dimensions for monotonic algebras

Let $A$ be an algebra over $[0,1]$, whose operations are all unary monotone (increasing or decreasing) bijections, except that $A$ also includes the infimum operation over finite or countably many ...
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### Continuous and dense embeddings and the density of sets in Hilbert space

Suppose $H$ is a Hilbert space of functions $f:\Omega\to \mathbb{R}^n$ with $\Omega\subset \mathbb{R}^n$ open, bounded and with Lipschitz boundary (take for example $H=H_0^1(\Omega)^n$) and suppose ...
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### Weak continuity of Lebesgue decomposition

Let $X$ be a space with its $\sigma$-algebra $\mathcal{B}$; we are given a finite measure $\mu$ and a sequence of finite measures $\nu_n$ such that, for every bounded continuous function ...
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### Fourier multiplier with a singularity on a convex curve

Let $h$ be a strictly convex function such that $h(0) = h'(0)=0$. Let $\Phi: \mathbb{R}^2 \to \mathbb{R}$ be a $C^{\infty}$-function with compact support (say, $\Phi$ is supported on ...
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### decreasing rearrangements: why the asymmetry of measure-preserving maps?

Ryff proved in 1970 that the decreasing rearrangement $f^*$ of a, say, continuous function $f:[0,1]\to\mathbb{R}$ admits a measure preserving map $\phi$ such that $f=f^*\circ\phi$. In general it is ...
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### Is there a reference for compact imbedding theory of Hölder space?

This question is posted and unanswered from math.stackexchange. Suppose $0 < \alpha < \beta$ and $\Omega$ is bounded. Then, the Hölder space $C^\beta(\Omega)$ is compactly imbedded to ...
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### Classes of (non-continuous) functions with the fixed point property

Let $K$ be a convex body in $R^d$. (Say, a ball, say a cube...) For which classes $\cal C$ of functions, every function $f \in {\cal C}$ which takes $K$ into itself admits a fixed point in $K$. ...
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### Norms for complex measures

I'm searching for a state of the art introduction to norms on the space of complex measures (on $\mathbb R^n$, for example, or some compact subset thereof). I'd be interested in inequalities of the ...
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### A strange Weakly Compactness in $L^1 ( \Omega, \mathcal{F}, \mathbb{P})$

Hi to everyone, The ingredients of my problem are the following: I have a probability space $(\Omega, \mathcal{F}, \mathbb{P})$, a set (continuum cardinality) $\mathcal{Q}$ of probability measures on ...
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### Does this sequence of H\"older functions have a limit?

Let $\left\{\alpha_{n}\right\}_{n\in \mathbb{N}}$ a sequence of positive real numbers with $$\alpha_{n}\in (0,1)\quad \textrm{and}\quad \alpha_{n}>\alpha_{n+1}$$ Moreover suppose ...
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### complete metric space

Hallo, I have the following question: Let $(X,d)$ be a complete metric space. Is then $(X,\operatorname{dist})$ also complete? Here by $\operatorname{dist}$ I mean the metric induced by $d$ by: ...
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### Question on weak Lorentz spaces

I have the following question. Let $\Omega$ be a bounded domain in $\mathbb{R}^d$. Suppose we have a function $f$ such that for $h>0$ it holds that $$\|f\|_{H^1}\lesssim h^k.$$ By the Sobolev ...
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### Is a Cauchy principal value invariant under a “change of variables”?

Let $f \in C^{\gamma}_c(\mathbb{R}^n)$. Let $K:\mathbb{R}^n \backslash \{\vec{0}\} \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^n$ be a singular integral kernel with the following properties: 1) K smooth everywhere ...
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### The pth power of a distance function is twice continuously differentiable, for $p>2$?

Suppose $\mathcal{O}$ is an open convex connected strict subset in $\mathbb{R}^n$ and define $\beta(x)=dist(x, \mathcal{O})$, for each $x\in\mathbb{R}^n$. Is $\beta^p$, $p>2$ a twice continuously ...