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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Dirichlet Problem on the Disk - Question about this proof of solution using Poisson transform

I'm looking at a proof for the Dirichlet problem on the disk. The problem is as follows. Let $D=U(w,\rho)$ and$\phi : \partial B(w,\rho) \to \mathbb{R}$ continuous. Then $$g = \begin{cases} P_D ...
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Need help with integral related to Mellin transform

I need help solving the following integral: $$I = \frac{1}{2 \pi i} \int_{c-i\infty}^{c+i\infty} \mathrm{d}p \hspace{2pt} m^{d-2p} \Gamma(-p)\Gamma(p-\frac{5}{2})A(p)$$ where $A(p)$ is an analytic ...
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Integral transforms with interesting pointwise multiplications?

The convolution theorem states that the Fourier transform of the convolution of functions equals the pointwise multiplication of Fourier-transformed functions, i.e.: $$\mathcal{F}\{f*g\} = ...
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Fourier Integral evaluation

We're doing fourier integrals in class, but unfortunately I have no idea how to even begin to tackle this one. The examples we have done in class were way simpler than this one: $$ \int_0^\infty ...
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Change of variables in double integral - what's wrong?

I have a homework problem, as follows: Evaluate the double integral by making an appropriate change of variables. $\iint_R 9\sin(49x^2+16y^2)\,dA$, where $R$ is the region in the first ...
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Convolution theorem for other transforms

The Fourier transform is an integral transform with turns any function into a superposition of sinusoidal waves. The convolution theorem states the astonishing property that if you convolve two ...
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Fourier transform convention: $\frac{1}{\sqrt{2\pi}} \int_{-\infty}^{\infty} f(x)e^{\pm ikx}dx $?

I've come across the Fourier transform being defined as: $$\tilde{f}(k)=\frac{1}{\sqrt{2\pi}} \int_{-\infty}^{\infty} f(x)e^{ikx}dx$$ But this convention is not present in the Wikipedia article. The ...
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Take Laplace Transform of the integral J_0

I was just wondering how to use tables from Spiegal to solve $\int_0^\infty J_0(2\sqrt{ut}) J_0(u) du$ At the moment, I see similar transforms on page 244, but I don't actually know how to combine the ...
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Steepest descent?

Here I would like to see the behavior of a function as an integral when its argument (which is a parameter in the integral) goes to zero. If I try to evaluate an integral ...
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Problem with the Cauchy-Green transform

Let $u \in C_c(\mathbb C)$. Then it's Cauchy-Green transform $$ \tilde u(z) = -\frac{1}{\pi} \int\limits_{\mathbb C} \frac{u(\xi)}{\xi-z} d\xi_R d\xi_I, \quad \xi = \xi_R + i \xi_I, $$ is ...
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Calculating integral with standard normal distribution.

I have a problem to solving this, Because I think that for solving this problem, I need to calculate cdf of standard normal distribution and plug Y value and calculate. However, at the bottom I ...
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Can this transform be rewritten as a more standard integral transformation?

Here is the transformation pair I've been working with. $\hat{f}(n)=\displaystyle\lim_{a\to1}\sum_{j=0}^{\lfloor\log_a n\rfloor}(-1)^j\binom{k}{j}a^j f( a^{-j} n)$ ...
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Continuous version of the Möbius inversion theorem

Is there a continuous version of Möbius Inversion. Essentially, using integrals instead of sums.
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Does the transformation $x=Pabc$, $y=Qab(1-c)$, $z=Ra(1-b)$ map a unit cube to a tetrahedron?

Does the transformation $x=Pabc$, $y=Qab(1-c)$, $z=Ra(1-b)$ map a unit cube in $abc$ coordinates to the tetrahedron with vertices $(P,0,0)$, $(0,Q,0)$, $(0,0,R)$ and $(0,0,0)$ in xyz coordinates? ...
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Integral solve only using

How can I solve $$\int \sqrt{1+\cos(6x)} \,dx$$ only using algebraic, trigonometric methods, immediate integrals and integral properties?
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Involutive fourier transform

The writer here states I am introducing a viewpoint (the involutive convention) which makes the Fourier transform its own inverse (i.e., the Fourier transform so defined is an involution). ...
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Property of Laplace transforms

I was looking at this answer to the question asked and I am curious about the $$\int_0^\infty F(u)g(u) du = \int_0^\infty f(u)G(u) du $$ relationship being used. I referred to the link provided in ...
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Transforms in cyclic group $\mathbb{Z}/n\mathbb{Z}$

Are there any elementary examples of transforms whose "time-domain" is the cyclic group $\mathbb{Z}/n\mathbb{Z}$?
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The Fourier Stieltjes transform is uniformly continuous

Let $G$ be a locally compact Abelian group and $\hat{G}$ be its dual group, that is the group of all complex functions $\gamma:G\to\mathbb C$ such that ...
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Find a transformation from tetrahedron to cube in $R^3$ to calculate a triple integral?

I would like to calculate the triple integral of a function $f(x,y,z)$ over a region given by a tetrahedron with vertices $(0,0,0)$, $(a,0,0)$, $(0,b,0)$ and $(0,0,c)$. I am trying to do this by ...
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inverse of integral transform

given a general integral transform $$ g(x)= \int_{0}^{\infty}dyf(y)K(xy) $$ for a general formula of the kernel $ K(xy) $ is there an inverse of the Integral transform to obtain $ f(x) $ from above ...
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Probability Integral Transformation

I just attended an introductory course on Statistics and we came across the following: I know what random variables, the uniform distribution, etc. are but the notation from the proposition ...
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How to find the inverse mellin transform?

On the wikipedia page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mellin_transform the second formula is an integral transformation for the inverse Mellin transform. Being new to integral transforms, I wonder how ...
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Analytic Continuation of a nowhere existing Mellin Transform

I'm trying to give sense to the (self-made) statement: The analytic continuation of $\int_0^\infty e^t\;t^{s-1}\;dt$ is holomorphic in $s=0$. At first sight this could seem completely ...
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Can someone explain this z transformation to me?

I have a signal $h[n]=\frac{1}{z+3}$ and the solution is $H(z) = (-3)^{n-1}\delta[n-1]$. Looking the solution up in a transformation table, I come to the conclusion that I need to transform $h[n]$ ...
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Inverse Fourier-cosine transfrom

Suppose we have a function $F(x)$ given by the integral: $$F(x)=\int_{0}^{\infty}f(t)\frac{\cos(t\log x)}{t}dt\;\;\;\;\;(x>1)$$ This looks tantalizingly like a Fourier-cosine transform of ...
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Evaluating Laplace Transform

I have a Laplace transform function of the following form and I'm trying to evaluate it. From my research I think I need to take the Inverse Laplace Transform and then integrate, but I'm having ...
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Evaluating part of a triple integral by changing from rectangular coordinates to cylindrical coordinates

Seeing that this is my first time posting, I hope I'm following the rules correctly. Anyways, the question I'm stuck on is: Evaluate: $$ \int_{-3}^3\int_{-2}^2\int_{-\sqrt{9-y^2}}^\sqrt{9+y^2} ...
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Laplace Transformation Applications

In one of our Mathematics lecture our Prof told us that similar to Logarithmic Transformations we can use Laplace Transformations to solve difficult equations. What kind of equations do Laplace ...
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An inequality involving arctan of complex argument

I have the following conjecture: \begin{equation} \text{Re}\left[(1+\text{i}y)\arctan\left(\frac{t}{1+\text{i}y}\right)\right] \ge \arctan(t), \qquad \forall y,t\ge0. \end{equation} Which seems to be ...
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To evaluate $\int_0^{+\infty} \frac{\;\mathrm dx}{\sqrt[3]{x^3+a^3}\sqrt[3]{x^3+b^3}\sqrt[3]{x^3+c^3}}$

$$f(a,b)=\int_0^{+\infty} \frac{\;\mathrm dx}{\sqrt{x^2+a^2}\sqrt{x^2+b^2}}$$ To use Landen's transformation $$f(a,b)=\int_0^{+\infty} \frac{\;\mathrm ...
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Fourier, Laplace, … and other Integral-transformations

I know Laplace, Fourier and Mellin-Transformation. Is there a general theory of transformations? My main interest is about classification of transformations satisfying specified properties like ...
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Integral transform Laguerre function

Given the following integral transform $$ g(m)= \int_{0}^{\infty}dxe^{-x}f(x)L_{m}(x), $$ then how could we obtain $ f(x) $ from $ g(m) $ ?? I have thought that for a continuum '$m$' like in our ...
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Laguerre transform function

For continuous indices 'n' and 'm' is it possible to have $$ \int_{0}^{\infty}dx e^{-x}L_{n}(x)L_{m}(x) = \delta (n-m)? $$ Another question: let $g(m)$ be the function defined via the transform $$ ...
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Fourier series is to Fourier transform what Laurent series is to …?

Since the coefficients $$a_k = \frac1{2\pi i}\oint_C\frac{f(z)}{(z-c)^{k+1}}\,dz$$ for the Laurent series $$f(z)\Big|_{r\le|z|\le R} = \sum_{k=-\infty}^{\infty}a_k\cdot(z-c)^k $$ of a function ...
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Fourier transform using principal value

Can anyone help me compute the Fourier transform of $ 1/|x|^{n-\alpha} $ in $\mathbb{R}^n $ where $ 0 < \alpha < n $ ? Somehow it becomes the principal value of $ 1/|x|^\alpha $ which I can't ...
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Continuity of integral function

How to show that the following function is right continuous at $0$ (that is, when $a\to0+$): $I(a) = \int_0^{\infty}\frac{\sin x}{x}e^{-ax}dx$? I know that Lebesgue integral $I(0) = \frac{\pi}{2}$. ...
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Fourier cosine and sine transforms of 1

What is the Fourier sine and cosine transform of $f(x)=1$? I have seen some sources refer to the transform of $f=1$ involving the Dirac Delta function, but this goes against the integral definition ...
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Understand integral from Gradshteyn and Ryzhik book “Table of integrals, series, products”

I was checking useful integrals in this book. I have found one (6.298) that is what I need, but I don't understand how every step towards the final result works. ...
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What should I call integrals of the form $\int_{-a}^{b} f(t) e^{zt}dt$?

I've been studying integrals of the form $$ \int_{-a}^{b} f(t)e^{zt}dt $$ where $z$ is a complex variable. So far I've been calling them "exponential integrals" following the practice of P. Miller ...
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Integral transform of gaussian function

I am looking for an integral transform of $f(x)=\exp(-\frac{x^2}{2\sigma^2})$ such that: $$(Tf)(u)=\int_{x_1}^{x_2}\, K(x,u)f(x)\,dx\,\stackrel{??}{=}\,\frac{a}{g(u)}$$ with $g(u)$ having zeros ...
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Laplace, Legendre, Fourier, Hankel, Mellin, Hilbert, Borel, Z…: unified treatment of transforms?

I understand "transform methods" as recipes, but beyond this they are a big mystery to me. There are two aspects of them I find bewildering. One is the sheer multiplicity of such transforms. Is ...
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transform that is invariant under rotation

We know that the magnitude of the Fourier transform (resp. Mellin transform) of a shifted (resp. scaled) function is identical to the magnitude of the original function. I wonder if there is a ...
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Uniqueness for Integral Transform

What can be said about the uniqueness of the following integral transformation: $ (Tf)(u) = \int_0^{\infty} f(t)G(tu)dt$ defined for all $u\geq 0$, where the kernel $G(z) \in [0,1]$ for all ...
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Fourier transform of $\text{sinc}^3 {\pi t}$

$$f(t)=\frac{\sin^3(\pi t)}{(\pi t)^3}$$ I want to calculate the Fourier transform. I can't calculate this integral: $$\int_0^\infty\frac{\sin^3(\pi t)}{(\pi t)^3}\cos(ut)\,\mathrm{d}t$$
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On using fourier transforms to solve the root of a convolution

In continuation of Lower bounds of laplace transform of characteristic functions. My question is: Can anyone point out where i'm going wrong in the derivation below. It's been a while ...
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proving a z transform

I am having trouble demonstrating the Z transform of $a^{n-1}u(n-1)$ is $\frac{1}{(z-a)}$, as it says in this table. I try using the definition of the z transform, but it comes out different than ...
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What's the connection between Banach/Hilbert spaces and tools like power series, Fourier transforms etc.

I've learned, abstractly, about Banach and Hilbert spaces, and more concretely about $l^p$ and $L^p$ spaces. I also understand these ideas have something to do with a variety of tools that are useful ...
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Practical applications of the Fantappiè transform

The Fantappiè transform of function $f(x_1,x_2,\ldots,x_n)$, $x_1 \geqslant 0, \ldots, x_n\geqslant 0$, is defined by the formula $$ (\Phi f)(y) = \int\limits_{\mathbb R^n_+} ...
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Problem evaluating an improper integral $\int_0^{\infty} \frac{(\sin{2x}-2x\cos{2x})^2}{x^6}$ using fourier transform

This is a question from one of the past papers of my university which I am unable to do. I am not being able to do question 2 from below. Let $f(x)= a^2-x^2 \,\,\,\,\, |x|<a ...