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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Help me to understand the Gaussian blurring (2)

Here is an unknown luminosity function $f(x,y)$ and its integration results: $$\begin{align*} p_{i,j} &= \frac{1}{\Delta_{i,j}}\iint\limits_{D_{i,j}} \! f(x,y) \, dx \, dy,\\ \Delta_{i,j} &= ...
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Help me to understand the Gaussian blurring

Here is an unknown luminosity function $f(x,y)$ and its integration results: $$p_{i,j}= \frac{\iint\limits_{D_{i,j}} \! f(x,y) \, dx \, dy}{\iint\limits_{D_{i,j}} \,dx\,dy}$$ I need to express the ...
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Can we solve for $a$ in $b(x) =\int_{-\infty}^\infty b(s)a(x,s)ds$

For all $x \in \mathbb{R}$, $$b(x) =\int_{-\infty}^\infty b(s)a(x,s)ds.$$ If it helps, we can assume that $a, b$ are continuous, nonnegative, and $\int_{-\infty}^\infty$ of $a$ or $b$ are both ...
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Lipschitz constant on a functional

Let $C$ be the space of continuous and nondecreasing functions defined on $[0,1]$ and endowed with the sup norm. Let $T:C\rightarrow C$ be a continuous mapping, and consider the following expression: ...
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Is the Mellin transform useful to solve differential equations?

The Mellin transform is defined as: $$F(\mu)=\int_0^\infty f(x)x^{\mu-1}dx$$ The derivative of the Mellin transform is: $$F'(\mu)=-(\mu-1)F(\mu-1)$$ Applying this property, for example to the Bessel ...
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Is this formula for $ \sum_{n} (n^{2}+z^{2})^{-s} $ correct?

I would like to know if this formula is true: $$\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{1}{(z^{2}+n^{2})^s}=\frac{1}{\Gamma(s)} \sum_{n=0}^{\infty}\Gamma(s+n)\zeta(2s+2n)\frac{ (-z^2)^n}{n!}.$$ I have used the ...
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Relationship Between The Z-Transform And The Laplace Transform

Below I've quoted Wikipedia's entry that relates the Z-Transform to the Laplace Transform. The part I don't understand is $z \ \stackrel{\mathrm{def}}{=}\ e^{s T}$; I thought $z$ was actually an ...
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A particular case of Truesdell's unified theory of special functions

I'm reading through Clifford Truesdell's "An essay toward a unified theory of special functions", Princeton Univ. Press, 1948. All his exposition is based on the functional equation ...
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An integral transform.

Let's consider a complex function that can be represented in the following form: $$ K(z)=\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}A(\alpha)z^\alpha d\alpha $$ Writing $z=re^{i\theta}$, we get: $$ ...
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How to establish the smoothness class

Consider a smooth function $f(x)$ on $\mathbb{R}^{n}$ from some smoothness class $S_1$ and define $$ F(y) = \int\limits_{g(x,y)\leqslant 0}f(x)dx $$ where $y \in \Omega$, $\Omega$ is some domain in ...
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Fourier transform of $\log x$ $ |x|^{s} $ and $\log|x| $

Can anyone provide or give an expression in the sense of distribution theory for the functions $|x|^{s} , \log|x| $? I mean I would like to evaluate the Fourier transform $ ...
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Why do engineers use the Z-transform and mathematicians use generating functions?

For a (complex valued) sequence $(a_n)_{n\in\mathbb{N}}$ there is the associated generating function $$ f(z) = \sum_{n=0}^\infty a_nz^n$$ and the $z$-Transform $$ Z(a)(z) = \sum_{n=0}^\infty ...
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Can asymptotic of a Mellin (or laplace inverse ) be evaluated?

I mean, given the Mellin inverse integral $ \int_{c-i\infty}^{c+i\infty}dsF(s)x^{-s} $, can we evaluate this integral, at least as $ x \rightarrow \infty $? Can the same be made for $ ...
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Stueckelberg Feynman propagator computation

On page 35 of Itzykson-Zuber's textbook on quantum field theory, I am having trouble deriving equation (1-180): $\displaystyle G_F(0,r) = \frac{i}{(2\pi)^2 r} \int_m^\infty dp ...
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Mellin inverse transform

would be possible to evaluate the Mellin inverse transform $ \int_{c-i\infty}^{c+i\infty}ds \frac{\zeta(s)}{2i \pi s}$ in terms of the zeros of the RIemann Zeta ??? i know how to compute the invers ...
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Different proofs of support theorem for Radon Transform

Let $\mathcal{H}$ be a set of all hyperplanes in $\mathbb{R}^n$. Radon transform of function $f(x) \colon \mathbb{R}^n \to \mathbb{R}$ is defined as function $R[f] \colon \mathcal{H} \to \mathbb{R}$ ...
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Bessel function integral and Mellin transform

Gradshteyn&Ryzhik 6.635.3 provides the following integral, with the usual constraints on $\nu,\alpha,\beta$, $$\int\limits_0^\infty \exp\left(-\frac{\alpha}{x}-\beta x\right)J_\nu(\gamma ...
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Fourier Transform of Bessel function with square root argument

Fourier Transform of the following function: ...
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Inverting an integral transform

This question is either very obvious or by nature unsolvable in a general case. I Google'd around for a solution to no avail. Given an integral transform of kernel K across some interval I as a ...
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Interchanging the order of integration.

Can someone explain why the following works please? $\int^t_0 f(s) \int^s_0 f(u) \,du\,ds = \int^t_0 f(s) \int^t_s f(u) \,du\,ds $ EDIT: All I know is that $f(x)$ is an integrable function. This is ...
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Integral Transform

I am having some trouble with knowing the best route to go about evaluating this integral for the I.F.T. It states the following. $w(t)$ has the Fourier Transform $W(f)= \dfrac{(j\pi f)}{(1+j2\pi ...
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Domain rotations in the Mellin integral transform

Let's consider the following form of the Mellin integral transform: $$m_{pq} =\iint\limits_{D_R} \! x^p y^q f(x,y) \, dx\; dy, \, D_R={\{(x,y)\,|\,x^2 + y^2 \le R^2\}}$$ If we scale the domain of the ...
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Commutativity of Convolution in higher dimensions

I have a basic question about how to show that convolution in dimension $n$ is commutative - or maybe it is rather a question about change of variables .. So on $\mathbb{R}$ I know how to show ...
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What does it mean to carry out calculations modulo $S^{- \infty}$

I have trouble making sense of the following remark that is given in a set of lecture notes I am currently going through on my own: " Oscillatory integrals are used for the study of singularities of ...
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Meaning of polynomially bounded

I am currently reading through some lecture notes on Fourier Transform and Distributions on my own, and came upon the notion of a polynomially bounded function. I am not sure I understand this ...
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How to apply the solution of $y(n) = (0.85)y(n-1) + x(n)$ to data

I learned how to solve difference equation $y(n) = (0.85)y(n-1) + x(n)$ using z Transform, and inverse z Transform, I get $h(n) = 0.85^n u(n)$ where $u(n)$ is unit step sequence. Now my ...
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Image of closed ball under degenerate integral operator is a closed set

I will be putting a bounty on this problem as soon as it lets me. For those who want to understand where the problem came from I encourage reading the edits, as I cut out several failed attempts and ...
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About Mellin convolution technique

Recently I was studying the Mellin convolution technique to solve definite integrals. I am just wondering is the technique valid only for any definite integrals (with any range $\int^b_a$)? Or only ...
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What is the difference between resolvent kernel and iterative kernel of an integral equation?

As we have different methods to find resolvent kernel, which is more suitable among all those methods? And what is the difference between resolvent and iterative kernels?
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Series around $s=1$ for $F(s)=\int_{1}^{\infty}\text{Li}(x)\,x^{-s-1}\,dx$

Consider the function $$F(s)=\int_{1}^{\infty}\frac{\text{Li}(x)}{x^{s+1}}dx$$ where $\text{Li}(x)=\int_2^x \frac{1}{\log t}dt$ is the logarithmic integral. What is the series expansion around ...
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Fourier transform in $\mathbb R^3$

I try to show that $$ \int\limits_{R^3} \frac{e^{i\xi x} d\xi}{\xi^2 - k^2 - i0} = e^{ikx} \int\limits_{R^3} \frac{e^{i\xi x}d\xi}{\xi^2 + 2(k + i0\frac{k}{|k|})\xi}, \;\;\; k,x \in \mathbb R^3 $$ ...
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Fourier transform of Bessel functions

I'm curious as to how the Fourier transform of the various types of Bessel functions would be calculated. The Wikipedia page on the Fourier transform gives the transform of $J_o(x)$ as being ...
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Evaluating the limit $y \to 0^+$

Given $t \in \mathbb{R}$ and $z = x + iy$ and $y>0$. $\lim_{y\to0^+} \frac{1}{t - z} = \frac{1}{t-x} + \pi i \delta(t-x)$ This limit is given in the book Integral Transforms and Their ...
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Stieltjes Transform

Stieltjes transform for a distribution $F(x)$ is defined as $$m(z)=\int \frac{dF(x)}{x−z}$$ where z is complex with positive imaginary parts and $F(x)$ is a distribution function. Basically, I am ...
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Mellin transforms with zeros on the critical line

Are there examples of Mellin transforms of functions $ \int_{0}^{\infty}f(x)x^{s-1}\mathrm dx$ that have only real zeroes or have only zeroes on the critical line? For example, the Mellin transform ...
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Fourier transform integral

I'm trying to calculate the 3D fourier transform of this function: $$\frac{1}{(x^2+y^2+z^2)^{1/2}}$$ Any help would be appreciated, thanks.
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Evaluate $\int\limits_{\mathbb{R}^2} \frac{e^{i \langle \xi, x \rangle} d\xi}{ \langle\xi,\theta\rangle}$

The task is to evalute $$ \int\limits_{\mathbb{R}^2} \frac{e^{i \langle \xi, x \rangle} d\xi}{ \langle\xi,\theta\rangle}, \;\;\; \theta \in \mathbb{C}^2 \setminus ( \mathbb{S}^1 \cup \left\{ 0 ...
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Are Laplace Transforms a Special Case of Fourier Transforms?

A Laplace Transform is based on the integral: $F(\xi) = \int_0^{\infty} f(x) e^ {-\xi x}\,dx.$ In a roundabout way, a Fourier transform can get to $\hat{f}(\xi) = \int_{-\infty}^{\infty} f(x)\ e^{- ...
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Does this Laplace transform have a closed form?

I want to know if the Laplace transform of $$x^\alpha (1+ax)^\beta$$ has any closed form? I really appreciate your help.
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2 dimensional Fourier transform integral

I'm trying to calculate the 2D fourier transform of this function: $$\frac{1}{(x^2+y^2+z^2)^{3/2}}$$ I only want to do the fourier transform for x and y (and leave z as it is). So far, I've tried ...
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Z transform of a complex convolution

I found this paper on Hilbert Transform, which is a very nice read. I've studied signal processing, but from a more practical than mathematical perspective. Can someone explain to me how we arrive at ...
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Why does it seem I can't apply the Radon transform to the Helmholtz equation?

Say we a function $u$ and a bounded region $\Omega \subset \mathbb{R}^2$, such that $(\Delta+\lambda)u = 0$ everywhere, and $u=0$ on the boundary. We extend it to the entire plane by defining $u=0$ ...
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Qualitative interpretation of Hilbert transform

the well-known Kramers-Kronig relations state that for a function satisfying certain conditions, its imaginary part is the Hilbert transform of its real part. This often comes up in physics, where ...
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Limits in Double Integration Question

I’m really having problems getting suitable limits when using double integration. For example: Let $E$ be a region defined by $$E=\left\{(x,y): y-x \leq 2,\ x + y \geq 4,\ 2x + y \leq 8\right\}$$ ...
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Having such integral, how to optimize it in maple?

So we have : (1/3)*sig0*h^3*(int(int(sin((1/3)*arctan(y, x)), x = 0 .. r), y = 0 .. 2*Pi)) Is it possible to optimise it? (in maple or any other way...) How I ...
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Can anyone help me get this Laplace transform of

$f(t) = a + b \exp(-c \cdot t ^ d) $, where $a,b,c,d$ are constants, and $d$ is power of $t$.
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integral transforms: why do roots in frequency domain correspond to eigenvalues in time domain (and how does it help solve differential equations)?

In Wikipedia you can read about integral transforms, esp. the Laplace transform which maps a differential equation in the time domain into a polynomial equation in the complex frequency domain: ...
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minus sign in the exponent of kernels of integral transformations

From planetmath and wolfram, the Fourier-Stieltjes transform of a function $\alpha$ is defined as $\displaystyle \int_{\mathbb{R}} e^{itx} d(\alpha(t)).$ The kernel $\displaystyle e^{itx}$ is unlike ...
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Comparison of different types of integral transforms

I was wondering why we have both Laplace transform and Fourier transform, instead of just one? why we have both generating function and Z transform, instead of just one? In other words, in each ...
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How do I find the inverse Hankel transform of $k^2e^{-k^2}$?

I am trying to solve: $$f_l(r)=\int_0^{\infty}e^{-k^2}k^4j_l(kr)dk,$$ where $j_l$ is the spherical Bessel function of the first kind, for any integer l >= 0. Thanks in advance for any answers!