Classical Potential Theory

Author: David H. Armitage
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1447102339
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A long-awaited, updated introductory text by the world leaders in potential theory. This essential reference work covers all aspects of this major field of mathematical research, from basic theory and exercises to more advanced topological ideas. The largely self-contained presentation makes it basically accessible to graduate students.

Classical Potential Theory And Its Probabilistic Counterpart

Author: Joseph L. Doob
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642565735
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From the reviews: "Here is a momumental work by Doob, one of the masters, in which Part 1 develops the potential theory associated with Laplace's equation and the heat equation, and Part 2 develops those parts (martingales and Brownian motion) of stochastic process theory which are closely related to Part 1". --G.E.H. Reuter in Short Book Reviews (1985)

Stratified Lie Groups And Potential Theory For Their Sub Laplacians

Author: Andrea Bonfiglioli
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540718974
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This book provides an extensive treatment of Potential Theory for sub-Laplacians on stratified Lie groups. It also provides a largely self-contained presentation of stratified Lie groups, and of their Lie algebra of left-invariant vector fields. The presentation is accessible to graduate students and requires no specialized knowledge in algebra or differential geometry.

Modern Trends In Constructive Function Theory

Author: E. B. Saff
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
ISBN: 1470425343
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This volume contains the proceedings of the conference Constructive Functions 2014, held from May 26-30, 2014, at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, in honor of Ed Saff's 70th birthday. The papers in this volume contain results on polynomial approximation, rational approximation, Log-optimal configurations on the sphere, random continued fractions, ratio asymptotics for multiple orthogonal polynomials, the bivariate trigonometric moment problem, minimal Riesz energy, random polynomials, Pade and Hermite-Pade approximation, orthogonal expansions, hyperbolic differential equations, Bergman polynomials, the Meijer $G$-function, polynomial ensembles, and integer lattice points.

Function Spaces And Partial Differential Equations

Author: Ali Taheri
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198733135
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This is a book written primarily for graduate students and early researchers in the fields of Analysis and Partial Differential Equations (PDEs). Coverage of the material is essentially self-contained, extensive and novel with great attention to details and rigour. The strength of the book primarily lies in its clear and detailed explanations, scope and coverage, highlighting and presenting deep and profound inter-connections between different related and seemingly unrelated disciplines within classical and modern mathematics and above all the extensive collection of examples, worked-out and hinted exercises. There are well over 700 exercises of varying level leading the reader from the basics to the most advanced levels and frontiers of research. The book can be used either for independent study or for a year-long graduate level course. In fact it has its origin in a year-long graduate course taught by the author in Oxford in 2004-5 and various parts of it in other institutions later on. A good number of distinguished researchers and faculty in mathematics worldwide have started their research career from the course that formed the basis for this book.

Integral Representation Theory

Author: Jaroslav Lukeš
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110203200
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This ambitious and substantial monograph, written by prominent experts in the field, presents the state of the art of convexity, with an emphasis on the interplay between convex analysis and potential theory; more particularly, between Choquet theory and the Dirichlet problem. The book is unique and self-contained, and it covers a wide range of applications which will appeal to many readers.

Interpolation Processes

Author: Giuseppe Mastroianni
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540683496
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Interpolation of functions is one of the basic part of Approximation Theory. There are many books on approximation theory, including interpolation methods that - peared in the last fty years, but a few of them are devoted only to interpolation processes. An example is the book of J. Szabados and P. Vértesi: Interpolation of Functions, published in 1990 by World Scienti c. Also, two books deal with a special interpolation problem, the so-called Birkhoff interpolation, written by G.G. Lorentz, K. Jetter, S.D. Riemenschneider (1983) and Y.G. Shi (2003). The classical books on interpolation address numerous negative results, i.e., - sultsondivergentinterpolationprocesses,usuallyconstructedoversomeequidistant system of nodes. The present book deals mainly with new results on convergent - terpolation processes in uniform norm, for algebraic and trigonometric polynomials, not yet published in other textbooks and monographs on approximation theory and numerical mathematics. Basic tools in this eld (orthogonal polynomials, moduli of smoothness,K-functionals, etc.), as well as some selected applications in numerical integration, integral equations, moment-preserving approximation and summation of slowly convergent series are also given. The rstchapterprovidesanaccountofbasicfactsonapproximationbyalgebraic and trigonometric polynomials introducing the most important concepts on appro- mation of functions. Especially, in Sect. 1.4 we give basic results on interpolation by algebraic polynomials, including representations and computation of interpolation polynomials, Lagrange operators, interpolation errors and uniform convergence in some important classes of functions, as well as an account on the Lebesgue function and some estimates for the Lebesgue constant.

Fixed Point Theory

Author: Andrzej Granas
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 038721593X
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The theory of Fixed Points is one of the most powerful tools of modern mathematics. This book contains a clear, detailed and well-organized presentation of the major results, together with an entertaining set of historical notes and an extensive bibliography describing further developments and applications. From the reviews: "I recommend this excellent volume on fixed point theory to anyone interested in this core subject of nonlinear analysis." --MATHEMATICAL REVIEWS

Homogeneous Finsler Spaces

Author: Shaoqiang Deng
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461442443
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Homogeneous Finsler Spaces is the first book to emphasize the relationship between Lie groups and Finsler geometry, and the first to show the validity in using Lie theory for the study of Finsler geometry problems. This book contains a series of new results obtained by the author and collaborators during the last decade. The topic of Finsler geometry has developed rapidly in recent years. One of the main reasons for its surge in development is its use in many scientific fields, such as general relativity, mathematical biology, and phycology (study of algae). This monograph introduces the most recent developments in the study of Lie groups and homogeneous Finsler spaces, leading the reader to directions for further development. The book contains many interesting results such as a Finslerian version of the Myers-Steenrod Theorem, the existence theorem for invariant non-Riemannian Finsler metrics on coset spaces, the Berwaldian characterization of globally symmetric Finsler spaces, the construction of examples of reversible non-Berwaldian Finsler spaces with vanishing S-curvature, and a classification of homogeneous Randers spaces with isotropic S-curvature and positive flag curvature. Readers with some background in Lie theory or differential geometry can quickly begin studying problems concerning Lie groups and Finsler geometry.​