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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The inverse Laplace transform of $ s^{3/2}-a-bs \over s^{3/2}+a+bs$

How can I solve the inverse Laplace transform as below: $$\mathscr{L}^{-1}\left( s^{3/2}-a-bs \over s^{3/2}+a+bs \right) $$ where a and b are constants. Hint: we can consider $${ s^{3/2}-a-bs ...
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Quick Question on Zeroes of Transfer Function

Sorry for not providing context here. Suppose I have an output $Y(z)=\frac{z-1}{z}$ and input $X(z)=\frac{z^2+3z+2}{z^2}$ to yield a transfer function ...
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Is Fourier transform characterized by its diagonalization properties?

Let us fix the following convention for the Fourier transform in $L^1(\mathbb{R})$ space: $$\hat{f}(\xi)=\int_{-\infty}^\infty f(x)\, e^{-2\pi i x\xi}\, dx.$$ We then have the following properties: ...
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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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Find a function in terms of another

I need to express an in terms of f(x). I did it but I'm not sure if it is right. Consider \begin{cases} -u_{xx}+u=f(x), &0<x<\ell\\[0.5em] u_x(0)=0,\;u_x(l)=0& \end{cases} ...
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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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Why is this laplace identity true $\int_{\Bbb{R}^+}\frac{f(t)}{t}\,dt = \int_{\Bbb{R}^+}\mathcal{L}\{f\}$?

I was wondering why this laplace identity is true? Does it follow from definition? $$\int_{\Bbb{R}^+}\frac{f(t)}{t}\,dt = \int_{\Bbb{R}^+}\mathcal{L}\{f\}$$ I'm trying to understand the first ...
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Transform an Integral bounds from -inf, inf to 0 to 1

Good day, If i have an integral from -infinity to infinity, how do I change the bounds/limits to 0 to 1? I don't want to give exact question since this is part of an assignment. I know how to figure ...
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About Mellin transform and harmonic series

Let $\mathfrak{M}\left(*\right)$ the Mellin transform. We know that holds this identity$$\mathfrak{M}\left(\underset{k\geq1}{\sum}\lambda_{k}g\left(\mu_{k}x\right),\, ...
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Is the Gamma Function multivalued??

Consider the definition of the Gamma function $$ \Gamma(s) = \int_{0}^{\infty}\left[x^{s-1}e^{-x} \right] dx $$ Clearly: $x^{s-1}$ may have multiple defined values for $s$ if $s-1$ is rational or ...
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How to learn Integral Transform?

I major in Electronic Engineering when back in college. I learned the Fourier Transform, Laplace Transform, Z Transform and wavelet Transform. But I always feel a lack of thorough understanding of ...
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Fourier transform of a random variable

During my research i'm dealing with a stochastic partial differential equation. The random term appearing in my equation is a tensorial random variable: $\boldsymbol{\sigma}(\boldsymbol{x},t)$ Which ...
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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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Connection between Fourier transform and Taylor series

Both Fourier transform and Taylor series are means to represent functions in a different form. My question: What is the connection between these two? Is there a way to get from one to the other (and ...
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Inverse transform of a modified Abel transform

I have been struggling for 6 months on finding the analytical inverse transform of a transformation below: $$F(y,k) = 2 \int_y^{\infty}\cos\left(ka\sqrt{r^2-y^2}\right) f(r,k) ...
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2-Dimensional FOURIER TRANSFORM

How can I do to calculate the Inverse Fourier Transform of: $$G(w,y)=e^{-|w|y}$$ where w is real (w is the transform of x). I want to have $g(x,y)$, where $G$ is the Fourier Transform of $g$ Thanks
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Positivity of a Sine transform of a positive function

Consider a function $f(t)$ with $f(t>0)>0$ and $f(-t)=-f(t)$. Can I make any statement about the positivity of the Sine transform $$\hat{f}(\omega) = \int_{0}^{\infty} \sin(\omega t) f(t) ...
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Fourier COSINE Transform (solving PDE - Laplace Equation)

I'm trying to solve Laplace equation using Fourier Cosine Transform (I have to use that), but I don't know if I'm doing everything OK (if I'm doing everything OK, the exercise is wrong and I don't ...
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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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Fourier Transform - Laplace Transform - Which variable transform?

I need to know when do I have to transform $x$ and when $y$ in a PDE in Fourier Transform and Laplace Transform. In an exercise of Fourier Transform, I have to solve a Laplace Equation, where ...
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Mellin transform defined for function on group $(\mathbb{R}^{+}, \times)$

In the article on the $\Gamma$ function in the Princeton Companion to Mathematics, the author states The Mellin transform is a type of Fourier transform, but it is defined for functions on the ...
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Check my Solution: Possible kernels for an integral transformation

I solved a problem and would like to know if my solution is correct. Feel free to comment. Problem: Given the integral equation $$\frac{1}{2\pi}\int dk e^{-ikx'}\int dx e^{ikx} u(k,x) f(x)=f(x')$$ ...
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What's the connection between the Laplace transform and the Fourier transform?

Both the Laplace transform and the Fourier transform in some sense decode the "spectrum" of a function. The Laplace transform gives a power-series decomposition whereas the Fourier transform gives a ...
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Fourier cosine and sine transform of $\exp{(-ax)}(1+bx)^{-1}$ and $\exp{(-ax)}(1+bx)^{-2}$

As stated in the title I should calculate the cosine and sine Fourier transform of: $$f_1(x)=\exp{(-ax)}(1+bx)^{-1}$$ and $$f_2(x)=\exp{(-ax)}(1+bx)^{-2}$$ That obviously means calculating: ...
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Relation between Hankel transform and Fourier transform

As a physics student, I ran into the following problem. I left out a lot of context, if anything is unclear please ask me. I quote: The statistic that is observable is the angular correlation ...
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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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Prove that the Laplace transform of $I_0\left(2\sqrt t\right)$ is $\exp\left(1/s\right)/s$

Wolfram Alpha gave me the answer to this, but unfortunately Wolfram Alpha doesn't show its work, I can't find a proof anywhere else, and my feeble attempts to show it myself went nowhere. How can it ...
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An alternating series identity with a hidden hyperbolic tangent

How does one use the inverse Mellin transform to prove that the following identity holds? $$\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{(-1)^n}{n(e^{n\pi} + 1)} = \frac{1}{8}(\pi - 5\log(2))$$ The identity follows ...
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Can wavelets be used for texture discrimination?

I've recently been studying wavelet analysis with a view to differentiating certain areas of texture images where the texture differs from the background pattern (which is quite random); for example a ...
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Connection between $\nu=\frac{N}{2}-1^\text{th}$ order Hankel transforms and hyperspherically symmetric functions?

In The Transforms And Applications Handbook 2nd edition chapter 9 (Hankel Transforms), Piessens briefly mentions that the Fourier transform of an $N$-dimensional hyperspherically symmetric function ...
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Why is the Z-transform of $e^{at}$, t = kT, different from Laplace transform of $e^{at}$

The Laplace transform of $e^{at}$ takes a well known form of $\frac{1}{s-a}$ The Z transform of $e^{at} = e^{akT} $ T is the sampling period takes the form of $\frac{z}{z-e^{aT}}$ Does anyone know ...
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Laplace-Fourier transform issue

Given a function $f:\mathbb{R}\rightarrow\mathbb{R}$ we take the generalised Fourier transform $\hat{f}(w)=\int_{-\infty}^{+\infty}e^{iwx}f(x)dx$ where $w\in \mathbb{C}$. Now assume, this transform ...
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Can $f(x+1) = f(x)^{\ln(x)}$ be expressed as integral transform $\int g(x,t) dt $?

Let $x$ be a real number. Can some real-analytic function $f$ that satisfies for $x>3$ :$f(x+1) = f(x)^{\ln(x)}$ be expressed by standard functions as an integral transform : $$f(x) = ...
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Kernels of integral transform and linear transformation

Is there any relation between the $kernel$ of an $integral \ transform$ and the $kernel$ of a $linear \ transformation$?
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Good recommendations for solving PDE's by integral transforms

I look for good books on solving partial diffrential equations (PDE's) using integral transforms specially Fourier and laplace transforms. Do you have any recommendations for such books? I don't ...
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Solving an initial value ODE problem using fourier transform

I am a physics undergrad and studying some transform methods. The question is as follows: $y^{\prime \prime} - 2 y^{\prime}+y=\cos{x}\,\,\,\,y(0)=y^{\prime}(0)=0\,\,\, x>0$ I am having some ...
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dummy variable in Fourier transform confusion

In this text, why is it using different dummy variable for the integral of coefficients $a_n$ and $b_n$? I know that choosing the dummy variable does not affect integral but over here since we are ...
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Weber Transform

During my studies I meet the Weber Transform of the free space potential function, that is: $$\int _{\rho }^{\infty }\exp(-i \text{$\key} t) (Y_0(\text{$\lambda $p} \rho ) J_0(\text{$\lambda $p} ...
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Solving String Vibration Using Integral Transform

$$U_{tt} - c^2 U_{xx}= -g$$ where BC: $U_{x}(0,t)=a\sin(ωt)$ IC: $U(x,0)=0$, $U_{t}(x,0)=0$ where $c, g, A$ and $ω$ are positive constants Normally I wouldn't post for help here but I am ...
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Dirichlet Series and Asymptotic Expansions

Consider the Dirichlet series $\tilde{f}(s)= \sum_{n=1}^{\infty} f(n) n^{-s}$. In the page "Zeta Function Regularization" of Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeta_function_regularization I ...
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Hilbert transform of a Gaussian wave packet

For the following function $f$, function from real number to real number, with $\mu$ real, $k$ real, $\sigma$ real strictly positif, defined by: \begin{equation} f(x)=cos(k x ) ...
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Estimating the (double) Riesz transform.

I'm trying to verify the following estimate, which appears in a paper I'm reading. It seems I'm missing something easy, I just can't figure this out. $\textbf{Background}:$ For a function $f \in ...
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How to calculate the Fourier transform?

If the Fourier transform is defined by $\hat f( \xi)=\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}e^{-ix \xi}f(x)dx$. How to calculate the Fourier transform of $$\begin{equation*} f(x)= \begin{cases} ...
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Inverse laplace transform excercise

I want to find the inverse transform of $$\frac{1}{(2s-1)^3}$$ I first applied a shifting theorem to get $$(e^t)\mathcal{L}^{-1}\left( \frac{1}{(2s)^3} \right)$$ I am just wondering is it possible ...
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Fourier Transform of Sine

I'm having trouble calculating the Fourier Transform of the sin function. Specifically, the function $ G(\omega)=\int _{-\infty}^{\infty} g(t)\ e^{-i \omega t} dt $ For the fourier transform of $ ...
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Equivalence of two functionals

Fix a certain $x \in \mathbb{R}^{n}.$ Let us denote by $\omega_{n}$ the surface area of the unit sphere. Let $g(\pi)$ be a function defined in the set of hyperplanes, $\mathcal{P}$. Such a function ...
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Finding the best transformation for a triangle (Jacobian)

A triangle in xy-plane has following vertices: (0,0) (2,3) (3,0) Book gave the following transformation in uv-plane and it works out nicely, but I am not sure ...
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Is the Schwarz-Christoffel transformation minimizing the modified Liao functional?

I am using the sctoolbox for Matlab from T. Driscoll to transform the upper complex halfplane onto an area given by the three points x1=-1 and x2=1i. The thrid point is at infinity. This works fine ...
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Solving an integral equation using the Fourier transform

I have to solve the equation $\int_0^{\infty} f(x) \cos{(\alpha x)}\, dx=\frac{\sin{\alpha }}{\alpha}$ Using fourier transform. I know this is half of the usual fourier cosine transform, and so ...
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Can this divergent integral transform be regularized?

The integral $$\int_0^{\infty} e^u \ K_{i t}(u) du$$ is the adjoint Kontorovich-Lebedev transform of the increasing exponential function, but unfortunately this integral is divergent because $$e^u \ ...