This covers all transformations of functions by integrals, including but not limited to the Radon, X-Ray, Hilbert, Mellin transforms. Use (wavelet-transform), (laplace-transform) for those respective transforms, and use (fourier-analysis) for questions about the Fourier and Fourier-sine/cosine ...

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Inverse fourier transform using Parseval relation.

Please, if someone can help with this question I will be grateful. Considering Parseval's relation, show that the Inverse Fourier Transform can be written as $$ f(t)=\int_{-\infty}^\infty ...
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Existence and uniqueness of Volterra integral equations of the first kind with vanished kernel

$$ \int_0^t k(s,t)f(s)ds=g(t) $$ To prove the existence and uniqueness of solutions of Volterra integral equation(VIE) of the first kind, we usually differentiate it and convert to the VIE of the ...
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How to find the coefficients in the Fourier series solution of a 1-D heat equation?

I am trying to use Fourier's method to solve a problem. $u(x,t) = \sum \limits_{n=1}^\infty B_ne^{-(n\pi C / L)^2 t}\sin\left(\frac{n\pi x}{L}\right), B_n=\frac2L\int_0^L \sin\left(\frac{n\pi ...
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PDEs for string deflection.

Okay, I have to find $u(x,t)$ for the string of length $L=\pi$ when $c^2=1$. I know: $$\text{wave equation}: \frac{\partial^2 u}{\partial t^2} = c^2 \frac{\partial^2 u}{\partial x^2}$$ $$u(x,0)=\frac ...
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How to solve this Laplace transform? $f(t)=e^{-2t}\cos^2 3t - 3t^2 e^{3t}$

Find the laplace transform of $$f(t)=e^{-2t}\cos^2 3t - 3t^2 e^{3t}$$ The answer is $$\frac{1}{2(s+2)}+ \frac{1}{2} \frac{s+2}{s^2 + 4s + 40} - \frac{6}{(s-3)^3}.$$ This took me about an hour to ...
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What is the inverse kernel to this integral transform

What is the associated inverse kernel to the integral transform $T$ defined by \begin{align*} (Tf)(u) & = \int_{-\infty}^{0} \hat{f}(s)\exp((2i\pi+c)us)\ ds + \int_{0}^{+\infty} ...
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finding solution to a partial integro differential equation

I want to find a function (or a set of functions) such that $u(x,t)$ satisfies the following partial integro-differential equation with singular kernel \begin{eqnarray} &&u_x(0,t) = \int_0^t ...
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Kernel of an integral operator with Gaussian kernel function

Suppose we have the integral operator $T$ defined by $$Tf(y) = \int_{-\infty}^{\infty} e^{-\frac{x^2}{2}}f(xy)\,dx,$$ where $f$ is assumed to be continuous and of polynomial growth at most (just to ...
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Mellin Transform of $e^{-2 \pi t}$

I need to show that if $f(\tau)=e^{-2 \pi \tau}$ then: $$\{\mathcal{M}\,f\}(s)=(2 \pi)^{-s} \Gamma(s)$$ where : $$\Gamma(s)=\int_{0}^{+\infty} e^{-t}t^{s}\frac{dt}{t}$$ and ...
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How to develop the Fourier Transform in my mind now that I know the Fourier Seires?

I know that we can represent some function $f$ in this way: $$f(t) = \frac{a_0}{2} + \sum_{n=1}^\infty a_n\cos\left(\frac{n\pi t}{L}\right) + \sum_{n=1}^\infty b_n\sin\left(\frac{n\pi t}{L}\right)$$ ...
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Sturm-Liouville equation with rational coefficient

I am trying to solve a regular Sturm-Liouville type Ordinary Differential Equation (ODE) with the following form: \begin{equation} \frac{d}{dy} [q(y) \frac{dW(y)}{dy}]+p(y) W(y) = -\lambda W(y) ...
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Laplace transform convolution attempt

I can't seem to get this Laplace working using the convolution method. $H(s) = \frac{1}{s^2(s+2)}$ Which I can't get to work using convolution. So I am separating it into $\frac{1}{s^2} * ...
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Laplace transform on a non-standard sort of problem

I don't know where a laplace comes into play here: $\ddot{a}+2a=0,a(0)=b_1,\dot{a}(0)=b_2$ I am meant to solve the above using a Laplace transform, but I don't see how I would use it here? I ...
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Inverse Laplace Transform Table, Absolution of Form

Do I need to ensure I don't stray from the transform in the table? $\frac{-2}{s-1}$ this looks like $-2*\frac{a}{s^2-a^2},$ for $a=1$ Does this yield $-2\sinh(t)$, or should it fit perfectly to ...
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Laplace Transform assistance

Find the inverse laplace transform of: $\frac{25}{(s-1)^2(s^2+4)}$ $\frac{25}{(s-1)^2(s^2+4)}=\frac{A}{s-1}+\frac{B}{(s-1)^2}+\frac{C}{s^2 + 4}$ $$25=A(s^2+4)(s-1)+B(s^2+4)+C(s-1)^2$$ ...
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Can integral transforms be viewed as change of basis formulas?

Forgive any lack of rigor. If you have a countable orthonormal basis $B$ for a Hilbert space $H$ , then any function $f \in H$ can be expressed as $$ f(t) = \sum\limits_{g \, \in \, B} \langle f, ...
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Fourier transform and inverse transorm

I have to prove that for $f\in L^1(\mathbb{R})$ $$ \check{\hat{f}}=\hat{\check{f}}, $$ where $$ \hat{f}(\xi):=\int\limits_{\mathbb{R}}e^{-i\xi x}f(x)\mathrm{d}x $$ and ...
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Fourier transform dependent upon a parameter and $L^2$ convergence

Suppose I know the Fourier transform of a function depending upon a parameter, call it $f_\epsilon(x)$, and that I want to know the Fourier transform of a function $f(x)$. Furthermore, suppose I know ...
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What is the inverse Fourier transform of $|k|^{-\alpha}$?

What is the inverse Fourier transform, $\mathcal{F}^{-1}\{|k|^{-\alpha}\}$? I am specifically interested in the case where $1<\alpha<2$. To do this, I need to compute the integral ...
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the multidimensional Hilbert transforms or partial Hilbert transforms

The one-dimensional Hilbert transform can be defined by the convolution $Hf:=f*\frac{1}{\pi x}$, or can be given by Fourier multiplier $(Hf)\hat{\,}(\xi)=-i\mathrm{sgn}(\xi)\hat{f}(\xi)$. ...
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Integral transforms and scaling properties

It's well-known that the Fourier transform plays nicely with scaling. Particularly if we define, for $\alpha >0$, $D_{\alpha}$ by $D_{\alpha}f(x) = \alpha^{-1/2} f(x/\alpha)$, then (for suitable ...
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What is difference between Fourier Transform and Fast Fourier Transform?

If you think about Fourier Transform, in the classical cases, say on the real line, what it is? Just a waded sum. Right? You take a function $f$, and you take it's Fourier Transform at particular ...
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Inverse Mellin transform of simple function

How should the following inverse Mellin transform integral be evaluated: $ f(x) = \displaystyle \frac{\alpha}{2\pi i}\int_{c-i\infty}^{c+i\infty}(\alpha ...
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Fourier Transform-1

I am trying to solve a Fourier transform problem and I am stuck. The problem is: $$f(t)= \frac{\sin(2t)}{e^{|t|}}.$$ I have used integration, but the answer that I come up with is different than ...
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Question about integral transforms

Are there any integral transforms for which integral transform of function $f(t)$ is linearly related to integral transform of same function shifted by amount $T$. (Something similar to Fourier ...
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Computation of the fourier transformation of a function with a matrix

I want to compute the Fourier transformation of the following function: \begin{align} f:& \mathbb R^n \rightarrow \mathbb R \\ & x \mapsto \exp(-\left<Ax,x\right>) \end{align} where ...
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Integral transforms and uncertainty products

Heisenberg's uncertainty principle is well-studied and has become a bit of a pop science phenomenon due to its widespread implications in quantum mechanics. (Though interpretations are often ...
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Fourier transform of $te^{-t^2}$?

How can I find the Fourier transform of: $$f(t) = te^{-t^2}$$
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Solution to recursion relation using Mellin transform

I have been trying to solve the following recursive equation for $0<x_c<1$ for few a days: $$ P(x) = 2\mathbf{1}_{0\leq x\leq x_c} + 2\int_x^1 dy P\left(\frac{x}{y}\right)y^{-1} ...
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Laplace transform of $L({1-e^{-t}\over t})$

I have to find the Laplace transform of $$\mathcal{L}\left[\dfrac{1-e^{-t}}t\right],$$ then this is equivalent to $$\mathcal{L}\left[\dfrac{1}t\right]-\mathcal{L}\left[\dfrac{e^{-t}}t\right]$$ But ...
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how to solve this inverse mellin transform

We know from the Perron's formula that $$ \int _{c-i\infty}^{c+i\infty}\frac{\zeta(s)}{2\pi i s}x^{s}ds=[x] $$ $$ \int _{c-i\infty}^{c+i\infty}\frac{\zeta(s)^{2}}{2\pi i s}x^{s}ds=\sum_{n\le x}d(n) ...
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Contradiction in inverse Laplace transform problem with Mellin's inverse formula?

Let say we have to solve a given differential equation $$ty''+y'+ty=0$$ $$y(0)=1,\ y'(0)=0$$ (which is Bessel equation with the solution $y=J_0 (t)$, of course) with the Laplace transform. Then we ...
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Z- transform existence

under what circumstances does a function $ f(x) $ has a Zeta transform ?¿? is this enough that a) $ f(x) $ is continous and derivable b) $ f(x) \to 0 $ as $ x \to \infty $ or at least $ f(x) \to C ...
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Inverting the integral $f(x)=\int_x^a \frac{g(t)}{\sqrt{t-x}}dt$

I am curious if there is a way to invert the integral $$f(x)=\int_x^a \frac{g(t)}{\sqrt{t-x}}dt$$ to solve for g(x) when f(x) is a known function. The integral from x to a makes this problem seem a ...
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How do I take inverse Laplace transform of $\frac{-2s+3}{s^2-2s+2}$?

How do I take inverse Laplace transform of $\frac{-2s+3}{s^2-2s+2}$? I have checked my transform table and there is not a suitable case for this expression.
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Splitting Mellin Transforms

Let's say we have two functions, $f(x)$ and $g(x)$, such that the Mellin transform of $f(x)$ converges on the strip $a < x < b$ and the Mellin transform of $g(x)$ coverges on the strip $c < ...
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Why do you need an integral to invert the Z-Transform?

With integral transforms both the transform and its inverse are integrals. In the case of the Z-Transform the transform is a sum. My question Why do you need an integral (instead of another sum) to ...
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Example for finite dimensional analog of integral transforms

I understand that integral transforms are generalisations of the dot product of functions that could be interpreted as infinite dimensional vectors. The most significant advantage then is that ...
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Fourier-Laplace Transform of Heaviside Step function multiplied to Sine

In a Advanced Solid State lecture I encountered the following assertion- Fourier Transform of $\Theta(t)\sin(\omega_0 t)$ is ...
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Finding relation between $\omega$ and scaling coefficient of mexican hat wavelet

I am not looking for complete solution as it is a homework problem. I would like to know how to start about finding the relation between $\omega$ of a sine wave and the scaling coefficient $a$ of a ...
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Stieltjes transformation of e.d.f. sample eigenvalues

If the eigen-decomposition of sample covariance matrix is $S=PDP'$ where $D$ is a diagonal matrix with eigen value of $S$ and $P$ are eigenvectors. If we define the empirical distribution function of ...
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Clarification on the absolute convergence of Mellin transform

I have a question I haven't been able to find a direct answer to that I presume is true but I am unable to show. We know these two following results on the mellin transform. If $$\int_0^\infty ...
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Mellin Transform of the floor function

I have from integral transform tables that: $$\operatorname{Mellin}(\lfloor x\rfloor) = -\dfrac{\zeta(-z)}{z},\quad \operatorname{Re}(z)<-1$$ How can this be proved?
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Inverting probability generating function via mellin transform substitution.

The pgf is defined as: $E(z^k)= \sum_{k=0}^{\infty} p(k)z^k$ which is a discretised version of the transform: $\widetilde{p}(z) =\int_{-\infty}^{\infty} z^k p(k) \, \mathrm{d}k$ The Mellin ...
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Bessel function integral

How to solve the integral for $J_1{(2x\sin{\frac{\theta}{2}})}$ at $[0,\pi]$? If solving by Matlab, please provide me the source. Thank you!
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“Reduction of Dirichlet series into power series”

In a paper of Riemann, he states to following formal identity. If $f(s)=\sum\limits_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{a_k}{k^s}$ and $F(x)=\sum\limits_{k=1}^{\infty}a_kx^k$ then ...
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Delta function with imaginary argument

We have an integral representation for the Dirac delta function as $\delta(x) = \frac{1}{2\pi} \int_{-\infty}^\infty dk e^{ikx}$ . On the other hand, we have for delta function the property: ...
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Compatibility Condition of the Poisson Equation with Neumann Boundary Conditions

I am trying to solve the following general Poisson equation with homogeneous Neumann boundary conditions in a rectangular domain ($0 \le x \le L$ and $0 \le y \le H$). $$ \frac{\partial^2 ...
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A Parseval-like theorem for Mellin transforms

A particular case of Parseval's theorem for Fourier transforms says that if $f$ is square integrable on $\mathbb{R}$, then $$ \int_{-\infty}^{\infty} |f(t)|^{2} \ dt = \int_{-\infty}^{\infty} ...
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Multiple Fourier Integrals involving Heaviside Theta Function

I want to evaluate the integral: $$I=\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}dx_1 \int_{-\infty}^{\infty}dx_2 \ \Theta(x_1-x_2) \ e^{i(ax_1+bx_2)}$$ where $\Theta(x)$ is the Heaviside function. What I was doing now ...