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RCLL (cadlag) But Not Bounded Variation

In probability theory, we often require that functions and/or processes be RCLL (i.e. cadlag) and of bounded variation (usually bounded on any finite interval). I'm having trouble coming up with an ...
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Prove that a sequence is bounded/unbounded

I'm trying to do a maths problem which requires me to determine whether a sequence is bounded or unbounded and then it wants me to prove my answe. I know that it's bounded but I've no idea how to ...
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The limit of a sequence of uniform bounded variation functions in $L_1$ is almost sure a bounded variation function

Let $\{f_n\} $be a sequence of functions on $[a,b] $ that $\sup V^b_a (f_n) \le C$, if $f_n \rightarrow f $ in $L_1$ ,Prove that $f $ equals to a bounded variation function almost every where. I ...
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Continuity and Differentiable functions

Let $f$ be continuous and differentiable on the interval $[a, b]$. Assuming $f$ is bounded on the interval $[a, b]$ and $m = \inf\limits_{[a,b]} f(x)$, prove that there exists $d \in [a, b]$ such that ...
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Under Given conditions, is f absolutely continuous on $[0,1]$?

1)Let $f: [0,1] \to R$ be a continuous function such that $\mid f(x)-f(y) \mid \le \mid \sqrt{x}-\sqrt{y} \mid $ for all $ x,y \in [0,1]$. Then is $f$ absolutely continuous on $[0,1]$? 2) what about ...
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Difference of increasing functions differentiable a.e.

I'm working through Royden & Fitzpatrick's Real Analysis, in the beginning of section 6.3 it reads and I quote: "Lebesgue's theorem tells us that a monotone function on an open interval is ...
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If given conditions are satisfied, then prove that $f$ is absolutely continuous on any interval $[a,b]$

Assume that $ f: R \to R $ is a non-decreasing function with $ \int_R f' dm =1, $ $ \lim_{x \to-\infty} f(x) =0 $ , $ \lim_{x \to\infty}f(x)=1 $. Then Prove that $f$ is absolutely continuous on any ...
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total variation and monotonicy

I am stuck with this problem : I have a finite variation function $f$ and I have proved that the total variation on the interval $[0,t]$, denoted with $S_t^f$ for $t\in[0,T]$, is increasing. How can I ...
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Measure of vanishing set for BV function

Suppose $\Omega$ is open in $\mathbb{R}^N$ and $u \in BV(\Omega)$ is such that $u = 0$ on an open subset $E \subseteq \Omega$. If $D_i u$ denotes the $i$-th partial derivative measure associated to $u$...
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Unbounded function of bounded variation (in $\mathbb R^d$, $d>1$)

I have seen this stuff tons of times, but every time I see it I got stuck. Today is the right day to clean my ideas once and for all. It is very well known that if $f \colon [a,b] \to \mathbb R$ is ...
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The upper bound of $L^2$ norm of the minimizer in an minimizing problem.

I am considering the following minimizing problem: $$ u_m:= \operatorname{argmin}_{u\in BV(\Omega)}\{ \frac{1}{2} \|u-u_0\|_{L^2}^2 + t |u|_{TV}\} $$ where $u_0\in BV(\Omega)\cap L^\infty(\Omega)$ and ...
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The normalization of gradient in weak convergence.

Given $\Omega\subset \mathbb R^2$ is open bounded, smooth boundary, $u_n\in BV(\Omega)$ is bounded in $BV$ norm and in addition we have $$0<\inf |u_n|_{TV}\leq \sup |u_n|_{TV}<+\infty$$ where $|\...
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The zero convergence of total variation

Let $\Omega\subset\mathbb R^2$ be open bounded, smooth boundary. Given a sequence $(u_\epsilon)\subset BV(\Omega)$ such that $$ \|u_\epsilon-u_0\|_{L^2}^2+\epsilon |u_\epsilon|_{TV(\Omega)}\to 0 $$ ...
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Approximation of Sets of Finite Perimeter

Fix an open set $\Omega \subset \mathbb{R}^n$. If $E$ is a measurable subset of $\Omega$, we may define the perimeter of $E$ in $\Omega$, denoted by $P(E;\Omega)$, to be $$P(E;\Omega) = \sup_{\...
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Weak chain rule the other way round.

If $f: \mathbb{R} \to \mathbb{R}$ is weakly differentiable and $u: \Omega \to \mathbb{R}$ is smooth, where $\Omega \subset \mathbb{R}^n$, can we show that for any test function $\varphi \in C_c^1(\...
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Given the function $ f(x) = \sin^2(\pi x) $, show that $ f \in BV[0, 1] $

I'm learning about functions of bounded variation and need to verify my work to this problem since my textbook does not provide any solution : Given the function $ f(x) = \sin^2(\pi x) $, show ...
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Show that $ f \in BV[0, \pi] $ and find $ V_0^\pi f $ where $ f(x) = \cos^2(x) - 1, \;x \in [0,\pi] $

I'm learning about functions of bounded variation and need some help with this problem : Show that the function $ f $ is of bounded variation on $ [0,\pi] $ and find it's total variation. $$ f(x) =...
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If a function is not continuous then is it possible for bounded function in given range? [duplicate]

I posted this problem before this .I have satisfied explaination given by markus-scheuer sir and siminore sir . I also found here . I have read the Wikipedia posts for continuous function and bounded ...
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If $f,f',f''$ are bounded a.e., is $f'$ of bounded variation everywhere?

Assume the function $f$ is such that everywhere except in $0$: $f$ is bounded on $\mathbb{R}$ $f$ is twice differentiable everywhere except in $0$ $f'$ and $f''$ are bounded everywhere except in $0$ ...
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Bounded variations on $U-\{0\}$ $\Longrightarrow$ bounded variations on $U$?

Given $U\in\mathbb{R}$ a non-empty neighbourhood of $0$ and $f$ a function of bounded variations (BV) on $U-\{0\}$. Can I deduce that $f$ is BV on $U$?
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The slicing argument for jump set

Given $\Omega\subset \mathbb R^N$ be open bounded, smooth boundary. Let $\nu\in \mathbb S^{N-1}$ be a fixed direction. We define $$ \pi_\nu = \{x\in\mathbb R^N:<x,\nu>=0\},\,\Omega_x = \{t\in\...
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Integrable absolutely continuous $f$ with integrable $f'$ has limit $0$ at infinty

Suppose $f$ is an integrable function on $\mathbb R$. Suppose further that $f$ is absolutely continuous on each closed and bounded interval $[a, b]$, and that its derivative $f'$ also is integrable ...
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Bounding fluctuations on a random variable

I have some discrete random variable $w$ that has values (in decreasing order) $\underline{w}^\downarrow = \left( w_1, w_2, \dots , w_d \right)$ with corresponding probabilities $\underline{x}=(x_1, ...
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Concerning the ring of all real valued functions of bounded variation on $[a,b]$

Let $B[a,b]$ the ring of all real valued functions of bounded variation on $[a,b]$ . What is the cardinality of $B[a,b]$ ? How does the maximal ideals of $B[a,b]$ look like ? How does the prime ideals ...
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Bounded variation after a diffeomorphism

This might be a standard property of BV functions but I have not heard about it before. Let $I=[0,1]$ and $\phi:I\to \mathbb R$. We say that $\phi$ is of bounded (total) variation if $$ \sup_{ 0=x_0&...
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What's the total variation of a two-variate step function

What's the total variation of a step function of two variables? Like, $$f(x,y) = \begin{cases} 1 \quad &\text{ when } 0<x<a,\ 0<y<b; \\ 0 \quad &\text{ otherwise}\end{cases} $$ ...
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How do I prove that if $g'$ and $fg'$ are integrable then $f$ is integrable along $g$?

Let $g:[a,b]\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ be a differentiable function of bounded variation such that $g'$ is Riemann-integrable. Let $f:[a,b]\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ be a bounded function. If $fg'$ is ...
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Necessary and sufficient condition for Integrability along bounded variation

Related: When is it that $\int f d(g+h) \neq \int f dg + \int f dh$? In this context, I write "integration" to mean the Riemann-Stieltjes integeation Let $g:[a,b]\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ be of ...
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$f\in BV[a,b]$ has the intermediate value property , then is it true that $f$ is continuous on $[a,b]$ ?

If $f\in BV[a,b]$ has the intermediate value property , then is it true that $f$ is continuous on $[a,b]$ ? Please help . Thanks in advacne
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$f:[a,b]\to \mathbb R$ is continuous , has a finite number of local maxima and minima ; then how to prove that $f$ is bounded variation on $[a,b]$ ?

If $f:[a,b]\to \mathbb R$ is a continuous function having finite number of local maxima and minima ; then how to prove that $f$ is bounded variation on $[a,b]$ ?
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Changing the values of a function $f:[a,b] \to \mathbb R$ of bounded variation for countably infinitely many points not a dense subset of $[a,b]$

Let $f:[a,b] \to \mathbb R$ be a function of bounded variation. It is known that if we change its values at finitely many points of $[a,b]$, then the changed function still remains of bounded ...
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If the given function is of bounded variation.

Let $f:[0,1]\rightarrow R$ be a function defined by $ f(x)= 0 $ if x is irrational $f(x)$=${1}\over {q^{2}}$ for $x$=${p}\over{ q} $ where $p$ and $q$ are relatively prime $f(0)=0$ $...
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Does there exist a sequence of partitions $\{P_n\}$ of $[a,b]$ such that $\{V_a^b(f,P_n) \}$ is increasing and converges to $V_a^b(f)$ ?

LEt $f:[a,b] \to \mathbb R$ be of bounded variation . Then does there exist a sequence of partitions $\{P_n\}$ of $[a,b]$ such that $\{V_a^b(f,P_n) \}$ is increasing and converges to $V_a^b(f)$ ?
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If $S$ is any linear space which contains all real valued monotone functions on $[a,b]$ , then $S$ contains all functions of bounded variation

Let $[a,b]$ be a closed bounded interval in real line and $S$ be any set containing all real valued monotone functions on $[a,b]$ such that $f,g \in S \implies f+g \in S$ and $f \in S , c \in \mathbb ...
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Space between $L^1$ and $BV$?

I am looking for a function space $X_s$ such that this space has following properties: $X_s$ is a Banach space, and has lower semi-continuous properties with respect to $L^p$ strong convergence. I ...
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The best constant in Poincare-liked inequality in BV space

Let $\Omega\subset \mathbb R^N$ open bounded smooth boundary. Then we could prove that for any $u\in BV(\Omega)$ and $\omega\in \operatorname{ker}\mathcal E $, where $\mathcal E$ denotes the ...
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The intersection of $BV$ space.

Given $\Omega\subset \mathbb R^N$ open bounded smooth boundary. We define $$ TV(u,\alpha):=\sup\left\{\int_\Omega u\operatorname{div}v\,dx,\, v\in C_c^\infty(\Omega;\,\mathbb R^2),\,\|v\|_{L^\infty}\...
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Prove that $x^\frac{3}{2}\sin (\frac{1}{x})$ is a function of bounded variation for $x\in(0,1]$. [closed]

I am studying for a test in measure theory. Please help with the following question: Prove that $x^\frac{3}{2}\sin (\frac{1}{x})$ is a function of bounded variation for $x\in(0,1]$.
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Prove that $ \frac {1}{f}$ is a function of bounded variation on $[a,b]$.

I am studying for a test in measure theory. Please help with the following question: Let $f:[a,b]\to R$ a continuous function of bounded variation, when $f(x)\ne 0$ for every $x \in [a,b]$. Prove ...
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Is the space of continuous functions with bounded variation separable?

Let $$BVC([0,1]) = \{f:\mathbb [0,1] \to \mathbb R,\, f\in BV([0,1])\cap C([0,1]),\, f(0)=0\},$$ and $$\|f\|_{BVC}=\mathrm{Var}(f).$$ Is $BVC([0,1])$ separable?
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Total variation measure vs. total variation function

Let $a, b \in \mathbb{R}$ with $a < b$ and define the compact interval $I := [a, b]$. Let $g, h : \mathbb{R} \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ be non-decreasing and right-continuous on $I$ and constant on $(-...
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When the function is continuous, bounded of variations, absolutely continuous?

Let the function $f_a:[0,1] \to \Bbb R$ be defined by $$f_a(x)=\begin{cases} x^a \cdot \cos(\frac{1}{x}) & 0 < x \leq 1 ;\\ 0 & x=0.\end{cases}$$ Find all values $a\ge 0$ such that ...
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Bounded Variation imply L^1

If a function $f:\mathbb{R}\to\mathbb{C}$ is of bounded variation, is it true that $f\in L^1(\mathbb{R})$? We need to ask for $f$ to be continuous?
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Absolute continuity and sample paths of Brownian motion

An offhand remark in Morters and Peres' book on Brownian motion says that Brownian motion is a.s. absolutely continuous on compact intervals (see page 147, immediately preceding the statement of ...
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Function f is bounded on $[0, \infty)$

Let $f : [0, \infty) \to R$ be continuous such that $lim_{x \to +\infty} f(x) = 0$. How can I Prove that f is bounded on $[0, \infty)$. I know that condition for a function to be bounded is - ...
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Compute total variation when discontinuities are given bounds

Say you have a function such as $f(x)=1+\sin(x)$ that is defined from $-\frac{\pi}{4}$ to $\frac{\pi}{4}$. Everywhere else, the function takes on the value $-\frac{1}{2}$. How do you compute the ...
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Calculate total variation of g on a given interval.

I am dealing with the following function: $$g(x) = \left\{ \begin{array}{lr} 1+\sin(x) & -\frac{\pi}{4} < x < \frac{\pi}{4} \\ -\frac{1}{2} & otherwise \end{...
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a question about proving a normed space is complete

Let [a,b] be an interval in R,and denote by E the Vector space of functions f:[a,b]->R such that f is of bounded variation over [a,b] and f(a)=0.Prove that by setting $||f||=Var|_{a}^{b}(f)$ for each ...
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Understanding bounded variation

In my analysis course we are covering the topic of bounded variation fuctions and I am really having a very hard time trying to get the concept. My main problem is that I don't get how can a function ...
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Establishing a bound in the complex plane

so my function is $$f(z)= \frac{e^{iz}}{z^2+a^2} $$ What is getting to me and probably I should've been comfortable with this fact is how they establish this upper bound: $$\bigg|\int_{0}^{\pi} f(Re^...