Convergence of sequences and different modes of convergence.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
32 views

Convergence of ${\large\int}_{-\infty}^\infty J_0(x)\,J_0(x+a)\,dx$

Consider $$I(a)={\int}_{-\infty}^\infty J_0(x)\,J_0(x+a)\,dx,$$ where $J_0(z)$ is the Bessel Function of the $1^{st}$ kind and $a>0$. Does this integral converge for any values of $a$? If so, is ...
3
votes
0answers
21 views

Convergence of sum of antiderivative and derivative

This question is inspired by this question: Solutions for $ \frac{dy}{dx}=y $?. It makes me wonder if there are any function where the sum of all antiderivative and derivative converges. The ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Convergence of norms

I have this space $H_{0,p}^1=\lbrace u\in AC([0,+\infty),\mathbb{R}),u(0)=u(+\infty)=0, \sqrt{p} u'\in L^2(0,+\infty)\rbrace $ endowed with the norm $||u||^2=\int_0^{+\infty} p(t) u'^2(t) dt$ ...
1
vote
2answers
55 views

Convergence of Sequence $a_n=1+\frac{1}{4}+\frac{1}{7}+\ldots+\frac{1}{3n-2}$

Apply Cauchy's principle of convergence to prove that the sequence $\langle a_n\rangle$ defined by $$a_n=1+\frac{1}{4}+\frac{1}{7}+\ldots+\frac{1}{3n-2}$$ is not convergent My attempt : consider, ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Iterated Functions - designing iterator to converge to constant value

I came across an interesting iterated function: $$ x_n = \frac{x_{n-1}}{x_{n-1} + b} $$ This is an extremely simple example and it converges to the constant $1-b$. Can someone provide some insight to ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

Weak convergence of distribution family

I know the convergence in distribution and the weak convergence. but I have two questions: First one: does weak convergence implies pointwise convergence or it is the same? And second one: I have ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Convergence of a series using limit test

As per my understanding: When we take $\lim_{n \rightarrow \infty}$ of a function, it should approach a finite number, it converge. And if the opposite is true, it diverges. Now, the test for ...
1
vote
3answers
80 views

Power Series Convergence comparison

Given $\sum_{n=0}^\infty c_n4^n$ is convergent, can this be used to find the convergence of $\sum_{n=0}^\infty c_n(-2)^n$?
1
vote
2answers
31 views

An $L^1$ convergence problem

Is the following true? If $X_n$ converges almost surely to a non-negative random variable $X$ having finite expectation, and if $E(X_n)$ converges to $E(X)$, then $E|X_n - X|$ converges to $0$? ...
1
vote
2answers
80 views

How to tell if a log series converges?

I have the following series. $$(-1)^n \times \ln\Bigg(\frac{8n+5}{7n+3}\Bigg)$$ I tried the root, ratio and integral tests, but am doing something wrong because I am unable to tell if this series ...
3
votes
1answer
43 views

Are translates of Gaussians an overcomplete set in $L^2(\Bbb R)$?

Consider the Gaussian $\exp(-t^2/2)$. Is it the case that any function in $L^2(\Bbb R)$ can be written as a limit of a sum of scalings and translations of Gaussians? That is, for any $f\in L^2(\Bbb ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

evaluating a sum using Cauchy condensation test

Let $$\sum\limits_{n\ge1}{\frac{(-1)^n}{n^\alpha \ln n}}$$ I want to check if the sum is converges absolutely. Hence, we need to check the convergence of $$\sum\limits_{n\ge1}{\frac{1}{n^\alpha \ln ...
4
votes
1answer
33 views

A question about the convergence of series.

If$\hspace{0.3cm}$ $\sum a_n$ and $\hspace{0.3cm}$$\sum b_n$$\hspace{0.3cm}$ are convergent then which of the following is true? $1.$$\hspace{0.3cm}$$a_{n+1}<a_n$$\hspace{0.3cm}$ $\forall n$ ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Space of Gaussian Functions is Closed in $L^2$

Let $\Omega, \mu$ be a probability space. A measurable function $f: \Omega \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ is called Gaussian if $$\mu (f^{-1}(A))=\frac{1}{\sigma \sqrt{2\pi }}\int_Ae^{-x^2/2\sigma ^2} dx$$ ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views
+100

Convergence of Euler-transformed zeta series

I am trying to prove that the expression $$(1-2^{1-s})\zeta(s)=\sum_{n=0}^\infty\sum_{m=0}^n\frac{(-1)^m}{2^{n+1}}{n\choose m}(m+1)^{-s}$$ converges to an analytic continuation of the alternating ...
1
vote
1answer
114 views

Conditions for convergence of moments

Let ${X_n}$ be a sequence of r.v. such that $X_n\xrightarrow [d]{}X$, with $E(X)$ finite, and with $E(|X_n|^{1+\delta})\leq K<\infty$ for all $n$. We know that: a) For $\delta>0$, we have ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

Norms and convergence in $\mathcal{C}^{\infty}(O)$

Let $O \in \mathbb{R}^d$ be open, $K \subseteq O$ compact and $n \in \mathbb{N}$. For $f \in \mathcal{C}^{\infty}(O)=\mathcal{E}(O)$ we define $$\|f\|_{n,K}^{(1)}:=\sup_{|\alpha| \leq n} \|D^{\alpha} ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

Iterative Mean, Covariance Algorithm Convergence

The problem is to show that the following iterations converge to the vector $\mu$ and the matrix $\Sigma$. We have data in the form of nx1 vectors $\mathbf{Q}_k$, $1 \leq k \leq N$ where ...
2
votes
0answers
35 views

Is this growth condition satisfied by Dirichlet series?

Suppose that we have $a_n=\mathcal{O}(n^k)$ for some $k \in \mathbb{R}$. Thus, the following Dirichlet serie : $$\phi(s)=\sum_{n=1}^{+\infty}{\frac{a_n}{n^s}}$$ is absolutly convergent in the ...
6
votes
1answer
34 views

Divergence set at radius of convergence

I came up with this question on my own while I was musing around reviewing notes. After unsuccessful Google search (thwarted by a deluge amount of webpages on basic calculus), I decided to ask here. ...
2
votes
2answers
38 views

how to find convergence and divergence of the series [on hold]

consider the following two series of complex numbers $$s_1=\sum_1^\infty\frac{i^{n}(2-\sin n)}{2^n.n}$$ $$s_2=\sum_1^\infty\frac{i^n(2-\sin n)}{2^n.n^2}$$ then find whether the above series ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Convergence of the empirical characteristic function

I have to prove that the empirical characteristic function of a sample of i.i.d. random values converges in distribution against the normal distribution. I think I have to use the Multidimensional ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

In the semi linear uniform space

In the semi linear uniform space, If $f$ is a function from $(X ,Γ_X)$ to ($Y,Γ_Y)$ where $f(x_n)$ converges to $f(x)$ whenever $x_n$ converges to $x$,show that $f$ is continuous at $x$.
0
votes
0answers
10 views

semi linear uniform space

In semi-linear uniform space, if $f$ is a function from $(X ,Γ_X)$ to $(Y,Γ_Y)$ that is linear and bounded ,is $f$ then continuous? Is the converse true?
1
vote
1answer
55 views

for which value of $a$ that$\sum_{n=0}^{\infty} \frac{1}{u_{n}^{a}}$ converges?

We are given an arbitrary real positive $u_0$. The sequence $\{u_n\}_{n\ge 0}$ is defined by $u_{n+1}=u_ne^{-u_n}$ for $n\ge 0$. Find the values of $a\in\mathbb{R}$ for which the sequence ...
5
votes
4answers
105 views

Is $\sum\limits_{n=1}^\infty \sin{\frac{(-1)^{n+1}}{n}}$ convergent?

$$ \mbox{Is}\quad \sum_{n=1}^\infty \sin\left(\left[-1\right]^{n + 1} \over n\right) \quad\mbox{ convergent ?.} $$ $$ \mbox{I know that }\quad\sum_{n=1}^\infty \frac{(-1)^{n+1}}{n}\quad \mbox{is ...
4
votes
3answers
215 views

How to differentiate $\lim\limits_{n\to\infty}\underbrace{x^{x^{x^{…}}}}_{n\text{ times}}$? [duplicate]

Let $$f(x)=\lim\limits_{n\to\infty}\underbrace{x^{x^{x^{...}}}}_{n\text{ times}}$$ Is it possible to find $f'(x)$. If yes, please show all steps.
2
votes
0answers
50 views

Find the limits of the convergent subsequences

Let my sequence be $a_n=n\pi-\lfloor n\pi\rfloor$ This sequence is bounded in $[0,1)$ so if must have a convergent subsequence. In fact, it seems to me like it has infinitely many convergent ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

weak convergence of probability measures and unbounded functions with bounded expectation

Assume that $\mu^n$ are probability measures on $R$ that convergence weakly(-*) to $\mu$, i.e for all $f \in C_b (R)$ (bounded and continuous), we have that $\int f(x) \mu^n(dx) \rightarrow \int f(x) ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

product measure of weak (-*-) converging signed measure is weak-(*)-converging?

Assume that we have a sequence of signed measures $\mu_n$ on $[0,1]$ that converge weak(-*) to $\mu$, that means: For all continuous and bounded functions $f:[0,1] \rightarrow R$ we have $\int_0^1 ...
3
votes
1answer
53 views

Find a sequence

Find the function for the sequence $a_0 = 0, a_1 = 1$ and $a_{n}=a_{n+10}+a_n$ for all $n>0$.
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Finite element convergence rates for mixed problems

I've coded up a Stokes Flow problem using finite elements and am in the process of verifying that it works. I'm just not sure what convergence rate I should be expecting as I globally refine the mesh. ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

Finding the convergence radius of a complex laurent series

Find the maximal ring where the following series converges: $$\sum_{n=1}^\infty\frac{3^n+2^n}{(z-5)^n}+\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}\frac{n^2}{20^n}(z-5)^{2n}$$ I think that taking the minimum between the ...
2
votes
2answers
60 views

Does this series violate the decreasing condition of the Integral Test for Convergence?

I'm working on the section involving the Integral Test for Convergence in my calculus II class right now, and I've run into a seeming conflict between the definition of the Integral Test, and the ...
1
vote
2answers
55 views

How I could evaluate this :$ \sum_{n=1}^{\infty}({-1})^{n+1}n(tan^{-1}s-s+\frac{s^3}{3}+…({-1})^{n+1} \frac{s^{2n+1}}{2n+1}) $?

let $s$ be a complex variable which $Re(s)>0$. Evaluate : $ \sum_{n=1}^{\infty}({-1})^{n+1}n(tan^{-1}s-s+\frac{s^3}{3}+....({-1})^{n+1} \frac{s^{2n+1}}{2n+1}) $ I would be interest for any ...
3
votes
2answers
33 views

What is the range of convergence of $\sum_{k=0}^\infty (k \cdot x \exp(-x))^k\cdot {1 \over k!} \cdot {1\over k+1}$?

I have the following series as an expression which occurs as a limit of a quotient of polynomials in $e$ and $x$ which I've expanded by polynomial long division into a series: $$f(x) = ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

Question about convergence in $H^1_0$

Please how to prove that if $u_n\rightarrow u$ on $H^1_0$ we have that $||u_n||\rightarrow ||u||$ ? Please i need your help Thank you
1
vote
0answers
30 views

numerical solution of integral equation

Consider the basic type of integral equation. In particular, a volterra integral equation of the first kind. That is, we have the following integral equation $$\int_a^xf(s)g(s,x)~ds=h(x)$$ where $h$ ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

Density and convergence

I have a small question: Is it true that if the basis of a space $A$ is dense in a space $B$ ($B\subset A$) then if $u_n\rightarrow u$ in $A$ we have that $u_n\rightarrow u$ in $B$ ?
1
vote
1answer
33 views

Small question about convergence

I have a small question: if i have that $$\int_0^{+\infty}p(t)|u'_n(t)-u'(t)|^2dt\rightarrow 0$$ is it true that $$\int_0^{+\infty} p(t)|u'_n(t)|^2 dt\rightarrow \int_0^{+\infty} p(t)|u'(t)|^2 dt $$ ...
1
vote
2answers
32 views

Need help understanding the difference between a.s. convergence and convergence in probability.

I have problem understanding the difference when I look at the alternative definition of a.s. convergence. I know how it is defined originally, but it is the alternative definition which makes it ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

Sequence problem dealing with continuity and convergence.

I need help in this question. I figured out a way to solve the question but not sure the proof is valid. This is the question, Given $a \in\mathbb{R}$, and a function ...
2
votes
2answers
46 views

Convergence of integrals but $\int_a^b|f_n(x)-f(x)|dx$ does not converge to $0$

Can I have an example of a sequence of continuous functions $(f_n)_n$ and a continuous function $f:[a,b]\to \mathbb{R}$ such that $$\int_a^bf_n(x)dx\to\int_a^bf(x)dx,$$ when $n\to+\infty$, but ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Interval of convergence

Find the interval of convergence of $\sum_{n=1}^{\infty }\frac {n^{2n}}{(2n)!}x^{n}$ I use ratio test and i found $\lim_{n\to\infty}|\frac{a_{n+1}}{a_{n}}|<1$ iff ...
3
votes
1answer
28 views

Newton Rhapson Algorithm Accuracy

I read somewhere that the NR algorithm in general (given an appropriate initial value) increases in accuracy by roughly two decimal places per iteration. Is this something that can be proven, or is ...
3
votes
0answers
41 views

extending the convergence of measures

Let $F$ the real vector space of all applications $\phi: X \times Y \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ where $(X,\mathcal{B}_1, \mu)$, $(Y,\mathcal{B}_2 )$ measurable spaces with $X$ and $Y$ are compact metric ...
0
votes
2answers
22 views

Series Ratio Test Convergence

$\displaystyle\sum_{k=1}^\infty (2k)!/k!(k+1)!$ Let $a_k = (2k)!/k!(k+1)!$ $\lvert a_{k+1}/a_k\rvert \to 4$ as $k \to \infty$ Thus the series is divergent. Can someone double check ... my gut says ...
5
votes
3answers
71 views

Convergent Sequence, mean of previous three numbers

I am given three real numbers $x_0, x_1, x_2$ and the next number in the sequence is defined as the mean of the three real numbers. So: $$x_a=\tfrac{1}{3} \cdot (x_{a-3} + x_{a-2} + x_{a-1})$$ I am ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

Bijective transformation of $L^2$-weak convergence sequence again weak converging?

Let $f_n$ converge weakly in $L^2(x)([0,1])$ to $f$, with $|f_n(x)|\leq C$ for almost all $x\in]0,1]$ and all $n$. Let $H:R\rightarrow R$ be strong monotone increasing and continuous with $H(0)=0$. ...
1
vote
1answer
38 views

Does weak convergence in $L^2$ implies convergence almost everywhere along subsequence?

If I know $\int_{[0,1]} f_{n}(x) g(x) dx \rightarrow \int_{[0,1]} f(x) g(x) dx$ as $n \rightarrow \infty$ for all $g \in L^2([0,1])$ (weak convergence in $L^2$) and $|f_n(x)|_{L^2} <C$ (uniformly ...