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A Course In Harmonic Analysis, Jason Murphy 2019 Missouri University of Science and Technology

A Course In Harmonic Analysis, Jason Murphy

Course Materials

These notes were written to accompany the courses Math 6461 and Math 6462 (Harmonic Analysis I and II) at Missouri University of Science & Technology during the 2018-2019 academic year. The goal of these notes is to provide an introduction to a range of topics and techniques in harmonic analysis, covering material that is interesting not only to students of pure mathematics, but also to those interested in applications in computer science, engineering, physics, and so on.


An Alternative Almost Sure Construction Of Gaussian Stochastic Processes In The L2([0,1]) Space, Kevin Chen 2019 Bowdoin College

An Alternative Almost Sure Construction Of Gaussian Stochastic Processes In The L2([0,1]) Space, Kevin Chen

Honors Projects

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Minimal Principal Series Representations Of Sl(3,R), Jacopo Gliozzi 2019 William & Mary

Minimal Principal Series Representations Of Sl(3,R), Jacopo Gliozzi

Undergraduate Honors Theses

We discuss the properties of principal series representations of SL(3,R) induced from a minimal parabolic subgroup. We present the general theory of induced representations in the language of fiber bundles, and outline the construction of principal series from structure theory of semisimple Lie groups. For SL(3,R), we show the explicit realization a novel picture of principal series based on the nonstandard picture introduced by Kobayashi, Orsted, and Pevzner for symplectic groups. We conclude by studying the K-types of SL(3,R) through Frobenius reciprocity, and evaluate prospects in developing simple intertwiners between principal series representations.


Rankin-Cohen Brackets And Fusion Rules For Discrete Series Representations Of Sl(2,R), Emilee Cardin 2019 William & Mary

Rankin-Cohen Brackets And Fusion Rules For Discrete Series Representations Of Sl(2,R), Emilee Cardin

Undergraduate Honors Theses

In this paper, we discuss the holomorphic discrete series representations of SL(2,R). We give an overview of general representation theory, from the perspective of both groups and Lie algebras. We then consider tensor products of representations, specifically investigating tensor products of the holomorphic discrete series and their associated algebraic objects, called (g,K)-modules. We then use algebraic techniques to study the fusion rules of the discrete series. We conclude by giving explicit intertwiners, recovering the formula of number-theoretic objects, called Rankin-Cohen brackets.


A General Weil-Brezin Map And Some Applications, Benjamin Bechtold 2019 William & Mary

A General Weil-Brezin Map And Some Applications, Benjamin Bechtold

Undergraduate Honors Theses

We recall a theory generalizing the Heisenberg group on $\R$ to an analogous structure using a locally compact abelian group $G$. Then, using our new, general Heisenberg groups, we generalize the classical Weil-Brezin map, from an operator on $L^2(\R )$ and develop a theory of that generalized Weil-Brezin map on $L^2(G)$ for some locally compact abelian group $G$. We then apply our generalized Weil-Brezin map to recover the Poisson Summation Formula as well as the Plancherel Theorem.


Harmonic Equiangular Tight Frames Comprised Of Regular Simplices, Courtney A. Schmitt 2019 Air Force Institute of Technology

Harmonic Equiangular Tight Frames Comprised Of Regular Simplices, Courtney A. Schmitt

Theses and Dissertations

An equiangular tight frame (ETF) is a sequence of equal-norm vectors in a Euclidean space whose coherence achieves equality in the Welch bound, and thus yields an optimal packing in a projective space. A regular simplex is a simple type of ETF in which the number of vectors is one more than the dimension of the underlying space. More sophisticated examples include harmonic ETFs, which are formed by restricting the characters of a finite abelian group to a difference set. Recently, it was shown that some harmonic ETFs are themselves comprised of regular simplices. In this thesis, we continue the ...


Fourier Series Expansion Methods For The Heat And Wave Equations In Two And Three Dimensions On Spherical Domains, Matthew Eller 2019 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Fourier Series Expansion Methods For The Heat And Wave Equations In Two And Three Dimensions On Spherical Domains, Matthew Eller

Student Research and Creative Activity Fair

Description: The Fourier series expansion method is an invaluable approach to solving partial differential equations, including the heat and wave equations. For homogeneous heat and wave equations, the solution can readily be found through separation of variables and then expansion of the solution in terms of the eigenfunctions. Solutions to inhomogeneous heat and wave equations through Fourier series expansion methods were not readily available in the literature for two- and three-dimensional cases. In my previous paper, I developed an approach for solving inhomogeneous heat and wave equations on cubic domains using Fourier series expansion methods. I shall extend my general ...


Operator Algebras Generated By Left Invertibles, Derek DeSantis 2019 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Operator Algebras Generated By Left Invertibles, Derek Desantis

Dissertations, Theses, and Student Research Papers in Mathematics

Operator algebras generated by partial isometries and their adjoints form the basis for some of the most well studied classes of C*-algebras. Representations of such algebras encode the dynamics of orthonormal sets in a Hilbert space.We instigate a research program on concrete operator algebras that model the dynamics of Hilbert space frames.

The primary object of this thesis is the norm-closed operator algebra generated by a left invertible $T$ together with its Moore-Penrose inverse $T^\dagger$. We denote this algebra by $\mathfrac{A}_T$. In the isometric case, $T^\dagger = T^*$ and $\mathfrac{A}_T$ is a representation ...


Global Existence And Asymptotic Behaviors For Some Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations., Ismahan Dhaw Binshati 2019 West Virginia University

Global Existence And Asymptotic Behaviors For Some Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations., Ismahan Dhaw Binshati

Graduate Theses, Dissertations, and Problem Reports

We study global existence and asymptotic behavior of the solutions for two-fluid compressible isentropic Euler-Maxwell equations by the Fourier transform and energy method. We discuss the case when the pressure for two fluids is not identical and we also add the friction between two fluids. In addition, we discuss the rates of decay of $L^{p}-L^{q}$ norms for a linear system. Moreover, we use the result for $L^{p}-L^{q}$ estimates to prove the decay rates for the nonlinear systems. In addition, we prove existence of heteroclinic orbits for the nonlinear Vlasov and the one-dimensional Vlasov-Poisson systems ...


Markov Chains And Generalized Wavelet Multiresolutions, Myung-Sin Song, Palle Jorgensen 2018 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Markov Chains And Generalized Wavelet Multiresolutions, Myung-Sin Song, Palle Jorgensen

SIUE Faculty Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity

We develop some new results for a general class of transfer operators, as they are used in a construction of multi-resolutions. We then proceed to give explicit and concrete applications. We further discuss the need for such a constructive harmonic analysis/dynamical systems approach to fractals.


Rediscovering The Interpersonal: Models Of Networked Communication In New Media Performance, Alicia Champlin 2018 University of Maine

Rediscovering The Interpersonal: Models Of Networked Communication In New Media Performance, Alicia Champlin

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This paper examines the themes of human perception and participation within the contemporary paradigm and relates the hallmarks of the major paradigm shift which occurred in the mid-20th century from a structural view of the world to a systems view. In this context, the author’s creative practice is described, outlining a methodology for working with the communication networks and interpersonal feedback loops that help to define our relationships to each other and to media since that paradigm shift. This research is framed within a larger field of inquiry into the impact of contemporary New Media Art as we experience ...


R Program For Estimation Of Group Efficiency And Finding Its Gradient. Stochastic Data Envelopment Analysis With A Perfect Object Approach, Alexander Vaninsky 2018 CUNY Hostos Community College

R Program For Estimation Of Group Efficiency And Finding Its Gradient. Stochastic Data Envelopment Analysis With A Perfect Object Approach, Alexander Vaninsky

Publications and Research

The data presented here are related to the research article “Energy-environmental efficiency and optimal restructuring of the global economy” (Vaninsky, 2018) [1]. This article describes how the world economy can be restructured to become more energy-environmental efficient, while still increasing its growth potential. It demonstrates how available energy-environmental and economic information may support policy-making decisions on the atmosphere preservation and climate change prevention. This Data article presents a computer program in R language together with examples of input and output files that serve as a means of implementation of the novel approach suggested in publication[1]. The computer program utilizes ...


Mixed Categories Of Sheaves On Toric Varieties, Sean Michael Taylor 2018 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Mixed Categories Of Sheaves On Toric Varieties, Sean Michael Taylor

LSU Doctoral Dissertations

In [BGS96], Beilinson, Ginzburg, and Soergel introduced the notion of mixed categories. This idea often underlies many interesting "Koszul dualities." In this paper, we produce a mixed derived category of constructible complexes (in the sense of [BGS96]) for any toric variety associated to a fan. Furthermore, we show that it comes equipped with a t-structure whose heart is a mixed version of the category of perverse sheaves. In chapters 2 and 3, we provide the necessary background. Chapter 2 concerns the categorical preliminaries, while chapter 3 gives the background geometry. This concerns both some basics of toric varieties as well ...


Equiangular Tight Frames With Centroidal Symmetry, Matthew C. Fickus, John Jasper, Dustin G. Mixon, Jesse D. Peterson, Cody E. Watson 2018 Air Force Institute of Technology

Equiangular Tight Frames With Centroidal Symmetry, Matthew C. Fickus, John Jasper, Dustin G. Mixon, Jesse D. Peterson, Cody E. Watson

Faculty Publications

An equiangular tight frame (ETF) is a set of unit vectors whose coherence achieves the Welch bound, and so is as incoherent as possible. Though they arise in many applications, only a few methods for constructing them are known. Motivated by the connection between real ETFs and graph theory, we introduce the notion of ETFs that are symmetric about their centroid. We then discuss how well-known constructions, such as harmonic ETFs and Steiner ETFs, can have centroidal symmetry. Finally, we establish a new equivalence between centroid-symmetric real ETFs and certain types of strongly regular graphs (SRGs). Together, these results give ...


High-Order Method For Evaluating Derivatives Of Harmonic Functions In Planar Domains, Jeffrey S. Ovall, Samuel E. Reynolds 2018 Portland State University

High-Order Method For Evaluating Derivatives Of Harmonic Functions In Planar Domains, Jeffrey S. Ovall, Samuel E. Reynolds

Mathematics and Statistics Faculty Publications and Presentations

We propose a high-order integral equation based method for evaluating interior and boundary derivatives of harmonic functions in planar domains that are specified by their Dirichlet data.


The Boundedness Of The Hardy-Littlewood Maximal Function And The Strong Maximal Function On The Space Bmo, Wenhao Zhang 2018 Claremont Colleges

The Boundedness Of The Hardy-Littlewood Maximal Function And The Strong Maximal Function On The Space Bmo, Wenhao Zhang

CMC Senior Theses

In this thesis, we present the space BMO, the one-parameter Hardy-Littlewood maximal function, and the two-parameter strong maximal function. We use the John-Nirenberg inequality, the relation between Muckenhoupt weights and BMO, and the Coifman-Rochberg proposition on constructing A1 weights with the Hardy- Littlewood maximal function to show the boundedness of the Hardy-Littlewood maximal function on BMO. The analogous statement for the strong maximal function is not yet understood. We begin our exploration of this problem by discussing an equivalence between the boundedness of the strong maximal function on rectangular BMO and the fact that the strong maximal function maps ...


Survey Of Results On The Schrodinger Operator With Inverse Square Potential, Richardson Saint Bonheur 2018 Georgia Southern University

Survey Of Results On The Schrodinger Operator With Inverse Square Potential, Richardson Saint Bonheur

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

In this paper we present a survey of results on the Schrodinger operator with Inverse ¨ Square potential, La= −∆ + a/|x|^2 , a ≥ −( d−2/2 )^2. We briefly discuss the long-time behavior of solutions to the inter-critical focusing NLS with an inverse square potential(proof not provided). Later we present spectral multiplier theorems for the operator. For the case when a ≥ 0, we present the multiplier theorem from Hebisch [12]. The case when 0 > a ≥ −( d−2/2 )^2 was explored in [1], and their proof will be presented for completeness. No improvements on the sharpness of their proof ...


Parametric Polynomials For Small Galois Groups, Claire Huang 2018 Colby College

Parametric Polynomials For Small Galois Groups, Claire Huang

Honors Theses

Galois theory, named after French mathematician Evariste Galois in 19th-century, is an important part of abstract algebra. It brings together many different branches of mathematics by providing connections among fields, polynomials, and groups.

Specifically, Galois theory allows us to attach a finite field extension with a finite group. We call such a group the Galois group of the finite field extension. A typical way to attain a finite field extension to compute the splitting field of some polynomial. So we can always start with a polynomial and find the finite group associate to the field extension on its splitting field ...


On Representations Of The Jacobi Group And Differential Equations, Benjamin Webster 2018 University of North Florida

On Representations Of The Jacobi Group And Differential Equations, Benjamin Webster

UNF Graduate Theses and Dissertations

In PDEs with nontrivial Lie symmetry algebras, the Lie symmetry naturally yield Fourier and Laplace transforms of fundamental solutions. Applying this fact we discuss the semidirect product of the metaplectic group and the Heisenberg group, then induce a representation our group and use it to investigate the invariant solutions of a general differential equation of the form .


Weighted Inequalities For Dyadic Operators Over Spaces Of Homogeneous Type, David Edward Weirich 2017 University of New Mexico

Weighted Inequalities For Dyadic Operators Over Spaces Of Homogeneous Type, David Edward Weirich

Mathematics & Statistics ETDs

A so-called space of homogeneous type is a set equipped with a quasi-metric and a doubling measure. We give a survey of results spanning the last few decades concerning the geometric properties of such spaces, culminating in the description of a system of dyadic cubes in this setting whose properties mirror the more familiar dyadic lattices in R^n . We then use these cubes to prove a result pertaining to weighted inequality theory over such spaces. We develop a general method for extending Bellman function type arguments from the real line to spaces of homogeneous type. Finally, we uses this ...


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