# Questions tagged [specific-calculation]

Every question that deals with calculating the value of a specific integral, derivative, summation etc.

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### Solving equation for higher degree of composition

Given this function $f(x) = x - 1/x$, the equation $f(f(x)) = x$ has two solutions: $\frac{1}{\sqrt{2}}$, $\frac{-1}{\sqrt{2}}$. But how about solving this equation for a higher degree of composition, ...

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### Computating the expectation of a functional applied to a Gaussian Process

First, a definition : a process $Z$ over $\mathbb R^n$ is said to be a Gaussian Process on $\mathbb R^n$ with mean function $m(\cdot)$ and covariance function $k(\cdot, \cdot)$ if for any integer $k$ ...

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### Showing equality of Eberlein polynomials

I have thought about the following question a long time and still got no progress.
Currently I am writing my master thesis about association schemes in combinatorics and need an equality which seems ...

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### Is there a 1/poly(n) or 1/polylogn upper-bound for this tail bound?

Is there a good tail bound for $\operatorname{P}\!\Bigg[\bigg\vert\dfrac{\sum_{j=1}^n(\sum_{i=1}^n a_{i,j})^2}{n^2} -1\bigg\vert > \epsilon\Bigg]\,,$ where all $a_{i,j}$'s are iid, with $\...

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### Time ordered integral involving beta function:

Any help on unpacking integrals of the following type, would be
helpful: $$ \int_0^1 \int_0^r r^a (1-r)^b t^n (1-t)^m dr dt $$ where $a, b, n, m \in \mathbb{N}$ and $0 \le t \le 1$.
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### Evaluation of an interesting Integral [duplicate]

Supposedly the answer is 1 but I have no idea how to evaluate this thing analytically.
$$f(n) = \frac{2}{\pi} \int_{0}^{\infty} 2\cos(x) \cdot \frac{\sin(x)}{x} \cdot \frac{\sin(x/3)}{x/3} \cdot \...

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### packing with special sets in high dimensional Euclidean space

Let $\lambda$ be Lebesgue measure on $[0,1]$. For $\mathbf{x}=(x_1,x_2,..,x_k)\in[0,1]^k$, define $$A(\mathbf{x}):=\{(y_1,\dots,y_k)\in [0,1]^k: \text{there exist intervals }I_1,\dots,I_k \text{ in }[...

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### lower bound volume of a set

Let $\lambda$ be Lebesgue measure on [0,1]. For any $x_{1},\dots,x_{k}$ in $[0,1]$, define $$A(x_1,..,x_k):=\{(y_1,\dots,y_k)\in [0,1]^k: \text{there exist intervals }I_1,\dots,I_k \text{ in }[0,1]$$ ...

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### Numerical Calculations

i have this numerical calculation problem :
$$\prod \limits_{i=121443371}^{455052511} 1+\frac{1}{p(i)} \leq 1.06406506887043952285362856325019948 $$
such that $p(i)$ is the $i$-th prime number
i ...

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### Cumulative integral of the Marchenko-Pastur density for Wishart eigenvalues

I can't find any work on the cumulative density function of the well-known Marchenko-Pastur density for the eigenvalues of a standard Wishart Matrix as its dimension goes to $\infty$, i.e.
$$F(\beta)=...

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### Integrals involving associated legendre polynomials

Do the following integrals have a closed-form solution for any integer value of $m,l,k$ and $n$?
$\int^{\pi}_{0} P^{m}_{l}\left(\cos\theta\right)P^{n}_{k}\left(\cos\theta\right)\cot\theta d\theta$
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### How to compute the following integral $I_{\alpha,\beta}$

We have the following identity (see Bateman, H. (1953). Higher Transcendental Functions [Volumes I], p. 25.)
$$(*)\quad \Gamma(\mu)\, \zeta(\mu,\nu) = \int_{0}^{1} x^{\nu-1} \,(1-x)^{-1} \Bigr(\log ...

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### Rotation invariance of an integral

Consider the integral depending on 2 parameters
$$f(\tau,x):=\int_{-\infty}^{+\infty}\frac{dp}{\sqrt{p^2+1}}e^{-\sqrt{p^2+1}\tau+ipx},$$
where $\tau >0,x\in \mathbb{R}$. This integral absolutely ...

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### Analytic continuation of a specific integral with respect to a parameter

The following integral absolutely converges for $Re(z)<0$ and is analytic in this domain:
$$F(z):=\int_{0}^{+\infty}\frac{\sin r}{r}e^{\sqrt{r^2+m^2}z}dr ,$$
where $m>0$ is fixed.
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### Two similar integrals

Let $n$ be a given even positive integer. We have the following integral
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\int_0^{\infty}\cdots\int_0^{\infty}e^{-(x_1+\cdots+x_n+y_1+\cdots+y_n)}\prod\limits_{i=1}^n\prod\limits_{j=1}^n(...

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### Evaluating an integral using real methods

This is a bit of recreational integration. The following, rather attractive integral is quite straightforward via residues:
$$\int_0^1 x^{-x}(1-x)^{x-1}\sin \pi x\,\mathrm{d}x=\frac{\pi}{e}$$
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### What is the Fourier transform of this function?

Consider the function
$$
f(x_1,x_2)=|x_1x_2|^{-\alpha/2}\int_{\mathbb{R}} \frac{e^{it(x_1+u)}-1}{i(x_1+u)} \frac{e^{it(x_2-u)}-1}{i(x_2-u)} |u|^{-\beta}du.
$$
It is known that $f(x_1,x_2)\in L^2(\...