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Difference of differentiation under integral sign between Lebesgue and Riemann

Here is a consequence of Lebesgue dominated convergence theorem on differentiation under integral sign. Function $f(x, t)$ is differentiable at $x_0$ for almost all $t \in A$, and $t \to f(x, t)$ ...
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Egorov's theorem for this Lebesgue integral

I want to prove Egorov's theorem using this Lebesgue integral defined by the upper integral $$\int^*f:=\left\{\int h ; h \ge f \text{ and h upper-continuous }\right\}$$ $$\int_*f:=\left\{\int h ; h ...
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Various integration theories

Could anyone briefly explain, or point me towards a resource explaining, the main differences between the main integration theories, namely: Riemann Integration Riemann-Stieltjes Integration ...
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Theorem $2.14$ page $40, 41$ in Rudin - Real and Complex Analysis

Can anyone tell me the signification of Theorem $2.14$ (The Riesz Representation Theorem in locally compact Hausdorff spaces), page $40, 41$ in Rudin - Real and Complex Analysis? And some applications ...
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Why is Lebesgue-Stieltjes a generalization of Riemann-Stieltjes? Moreover, is there an example where Lebesgue-Stieltjes is useful

I certainly have a question, but i don't know what the best title should be. Please edit the title if there is a better one :) And I believe, to get a better answer, it would be good to explain ...
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Dunford-Pettis Theorem

The Dunford-Pettis Theorem (see Uniform Integrability Wiki) states that: A class of random variables $X_n \in L^1(\mu)$ is Uniformly Integrable if and only if it is relatively weakly compact. Now ...
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Looking for a a measure-theoretic treatment of “differential entropy”

If $X$ is a discrete random variable, its entropy $H(X)$ is usually defined as something along the lines of $-\sum \def\P{\mathbb{P}}\P(x) \log_2( \P(x))$, where the sum ranges over all the possible ...
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$f(y-x)$ integrable implies $f=0$ a.e.

If $f(y-x)$ is in $L^p(\mathbb R^d\times\mathbb R^d)$, then I seem to conclude that $f=0$ a.e. (which seems wrong). My reasoning is that by Fubini and the integral's shift invariance (assume $p=1$ for ...
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Three properties of the Lebesgue measure on $\mathbb{R}^n$

I'm writing notes for my upcoming class in Game Theory and I realized some time ago that I only need three properties of the Lebesgue measure $\lambda$ on $\mathbb{R^n}$. It is a non-negative ...
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“Simple” question (Lebesgue Integration) in a hard exam (proof verification)

Let $f_n\in L^1(0,1)$ and $C>0$ be such that $f_n \geq 0, f_n \rightarrow 0$ a.e., and $$\int_0^1 \max\{f_1, ..., f_n\} dx \leq C \quad \text{ for every } n.$$ Prove that $f_n \rightarrow 0$ in ...
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Let $(X,μ)$ be a measure space. Find a necessary and sufficient condition on $(X,μ)$ that $L_q(E) ⊂ L_p(E)$ for all $1 ≤ p < q ≤ ∞.$

Let $(X,μ)$ be a measure space. Find a necessary and sufficient condition on $(X,μ)$ that $L_q(E) ⊂ L_p(E)$ for all $1 ≤ p < q ≤ ∞.$ I want to say that the condition is that $E$ is finite. This ...
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Interpretation of a tail event

I am currently reading about tail events wikipedia. And I was wondering: Where does the interpretation come from that events in this sigma algebra are independent from the behaviour of any finite set ...
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Why do people apply Fubini-Tonelli theorem so easily?

I'm reading a text "Lebesgue Integration - Frank jones" from which i got recommended here, stackexchage. This text seemingly covers various topics on measure theory, but i think that's it. This text ...
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Is this a decomposition of the same function?

Let's say we have some integral, such that for a particular function $f: \mathbb{R}^n \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ $$\int_{\mathbb{R}^{n-m}} \int_{\mathbb{R}^m}f^+ - ...
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$|f(t) - f(s) |\leq \int_s^t g $ then $f(t) - f(s) = \int_s^t h.$

Let $f : [0,1] \rightarrow [0, + \infty)$. If there exists $g \in L^1([0,1]) $ s.t. for every $t,s \in [0,1]$ holds $$ |f(t) - f(s)| \leq \int_s^t g(u) \, du \quad (t>s),$$ then there ...
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Show: $\int f\, d\mu=\sum\limits_{y\in f(X)}y\cdot\mu(f^{-1}(y)))$

Let $f\colon X\to\overline{\mathbb{R}}_{\geq 0}$ be a measurable function which only takes a countable number of values. Show that $$ \int f\, d\mu=\sum\limits_{y\in ...
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Is there a solution manual for Royden fourth edition?

I bought the fourth edition of Royden Real Analysis, this book is awesome and is quite different of third edition that has less excersices. I have the solution manual for the third edition. Is there ...
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How to prove $\mathcal{L}^2[(0,1)]$ is a Hilbert Space

Let $\mathcal{L}^2[(0,1)]$ denote the set of $\mathbb{C}$-valued square integrable functions on the interval [0,1]. Prove that $\mathcal{L}^2[(0,1)]$ forms a Hilbert Space. I believe that I can ...
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Prove Heisenberg uncertainty principle (measure and integration theory)

Here is a question in measure and integration theory, Let $f$ be a continuously differentiable complex function on $\mathbf{R}$ s.t. the functions $x \mapsto xf(x)$ and $f'$ are in ...
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Riemann integral vs Lebesgue integral

Let $f$ be analytic on a domain $\Omega$ of the complex plane, such that the closed disc $\overline{D(0,R)}$ is contained in $\Omega$. What is the difference between $$ \int_{D(0,R)}|f(w)|dm(w)$$ and ...
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Lebesgue Integration fundamental questions

My question involves the definition of the Lebesgue integral. Most colloquial definitions I've read follow (2), in that f*(t) is the "length" of one of the horizontal rectangles and dt is the ...
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Show that $\int_E f (x, y) dx$ is differentiable with respect to $y$ and $\frac{d}{dy}\int_E f(x,y)dx=\int_E \frac{d}{dy}f(x,y)dx.$

Assume that $f = f(x,y)$ is a function defined on $E × (a,b).$ For each fixed $y ∈ (a,b),$ $f$ is integrable with respect to $x$ on $E$, and for each fixed $x ∈ E$, $f$ is differentiable with respect ...
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Approximation of integration by simple functions.

Let $f: \Omega\longrightarrow \mathbb{R}$ be a Lebesgue integrable function. Does $$ s_n=\sum_{-\infty}^\infty\frac{k}{2^n}\lambda\left\{\frac{k}{2^n}<f\leq \frac{k+1}{2^n}\right\} $$ ...
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Question on Integrability of a function.

Let $(f_j)_{j\in\mathbb{N}}$ be a sequence of real functions in $L^p(X,\mathcal{A},\mu)$, where $p\geq1$. If we know that ...
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Representation of Stochastic Integrals as Lebesgue/Bochner Integrals

Just as the Riemann–Stieltjes integral can be equivalently defined as a Lebesgue integral with the corresponding Lebesgue–Stieltjes measure, I am looking for the corresponding results for the ...
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Does absolute continuity of measures imply a relation between the $L_p$ spaces?

Say $(X,\mathcal{B},\mu)$ is some measure space, and let $\sigma$ be some other measure on $(X,\mathcal{B})$ such that $\sigma\ll\mu$. What can one say about the relation between $L_p(\mu)$ and ...
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If $u:\cup_t \Omega_t \times \{t\} \to \mathbb{R}$ measurable, is $\tilde u:\Omega_0\times (0,T) \to \mathbb{R}$ measurable?

For each $t \in [0,T]$, let $\Omega_t$ be a bounded open domain. There is a diffeomorphism of class $C^2$ $$F_t:\Omega_0 \to \Omega_t$$ that maps the domains. Assume that that $F_t$ is differentiable ...
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Measure Theory - Lebesgue Integral over non- $\sigma$-finite spaces

In most courses on Measure Theory the Lebesgue Integral is introduced initially for simple functions on finite spaces, then for general functions on finite spaces and finally for general functions on ...
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Proving this is Lebesgue integrable using radial functions

Show that $f:\Bbb R^n\to\Bbb R$, given by: $$ f(x) = \begin{cases}\sin\left(\frac{1}{\|x\|}\right)\|x\|^{-n-\arctan(\|x\|-1)} & x\not=0 \\ 0 & x=0 \\ \end{cases}$$ is Lebesgue ...
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Jump is no Lebesgue Point

Let $f$ be locally integrable, then for $x_0\in\mathbb{R}$ we have $$\lim\limits_{R\to 0}\frac{1}{|B_R(x_0)|}\int\limits_{B_R(x_0)}|f(x)-f(x_0)|dx=0.$$ The point $x_0$ is called Lebesgue point of $f$. ...
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Vector-Lattices and “Approximating $\mathscr{L^1(\mathbb{R}^k)}$”.

In this question I asked whether $\mathscr{L}^1(\mathbb{R}^k)$ forms a category in any way. It was concluded that indeed it does not. I thought to myself, "well, could we at least approximate the ...
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An application of Beppo Levi's Theorem

Can you help me solve this? Let $f$ be a continuous, monotonically increasing function on $\Bbb R$. Let $g$ be a non-negative measurable function over a measurable set $\Omega$. Prove that: ...
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Integrability and product measure

Let $X$ and $Y$ be subsets of $\mathbb{R}$, and let $\mu$ be a measure on $X$ and $\nu$ a measure on $Y$. Let $f : X \times Y \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ be $\mu$-summable and $\nu$-summable, i.e. ...
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Lebesgue integral for a non-negative, measurable and bounded function

Consider the measurable space $(\Omega,\mathcal{A},\mu)$. Let $f$ be a measurable, non-negative and bounded function. Show that the $\mu$-integral of f is given by $$ \int f\, ...
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Problem concerning Lebesgue Integral.

I am looking for feedback/corrections on the following solution attempt. I have only typed up one direction of the inequality; if this direction is correct, then I am certain that the other direction ...
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Does showing a function is integrable suffice to show the function is measurable?

I am reviewing past homework exercises in preparation for a midterm exam. Fortunately, my professor provides solutions. However, I found one of his solutions contains an (seemingly) important ...
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Integral of continuous function over probability distribution

Let $\mu_f$ denote the probability distribution of $f$ with $f(x)=10x-1$ for $x\in(0,1/2]$ and $f(x)=1$ for $x\in[1/2,1]$. If $g:\mathbb{R}\rightarrow\mathbb{R}$ is a continuous function, what is ...
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Prove that $\int_E cf(x)$ = $c \int_E f(x)$ for measurable E and non-negative f

So I'm going through class notes to try and prepare for an analysis qual. There are a number of little proofs in which the professor gave either no details or a brief sketch. I wanted to check if this ...
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Pseudo norm-exercice

Let $f$ be a measurable function with finite values almost everywhere. We put $$N_0(f) = \displaystyle\int \dfrac{|f|}{1 + |f|} d \mu.$$ We denoted by $L^0$ the set of measurable functions $f$ such ...
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An almost orthogonality principle for $L^p$

If two functions are far from being orthogonal, their difference cannot be too large in $L^2$. A precise statement (easily verified with the Pythagorean theorem) is as follows: let ...
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solving this integral using Lebesgue dominated convergence theorem

I'm tried without sucess to solve this integral: $$\lim_{n\to\infty}\int_{0}^{1}(1+x^2)^{-n}dx$$ I know that the why to solve it ,is by using the Lebesgue dominated convergence theorem.
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Inner Approximation of Lebesgue Measurable Set

Can every bounded Lebesgue measurable set be approximated from the inside by countably many disjoint closed rectangles? A citation or proof would be nice.
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Not lebesgue integrable function?

I want to consider the function $f:[-1,1]\times [-1,1]\rightarrow \mathbb R:f(x,y)= \begin{cases} \frac{xy}{(x^2+y^2)^2} & (x,y) \neq (0,0) \\ 0 & (x,y) = (0,0) \end{cases} $ And I have ...
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Prove that $f\ast g$ is defined a.e., integrable, and such that $∥f\ast g∥_1 ≤ ∥f∥_1 · ∥g∥_1$

Let $f,g : \mathbb{R} → \mathbb{R}$ be $L_1$-functions. Set $h(x) = \int_\mathbb{R}f (x − y)g(y) \, dm(y).$ Prove that $h(x)$ is defined a.e., $h ∈ L_1(\mathbb{R})$ and $∥h∥_1 ≤ ∥f∥_1 · ∥g∥_1.$ So I ...
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Integration by substitution and separation of variables.

Let's say I want to integrate over a sphere $S^2$. Take $f \in (L^1(S^2),dS)$, then we have that $$\int_{S^2} |f| dS = \int_{S^2} |f| \sin^2 (\theta) d \theta d \phi < \infty,$$ right? Now, ...
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Spherical coordinates and Lebesgue integral

I found a textbook that says that $r \in [0,\infty), \theta \in [0,\pi], \phi \in [-\pi,\pi]$ are the spherical coordinates. Then he goes on with: This corresponds to a unitary map $L^2(\mathbb{R}^3) ...
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Why $\int f_0 \mbox{d}(F_0+F_1)=\int f_0 \mbox{d}F_0+\int f_0 \mbox{d} F_1=1$ should be true?

A measure $\mu$ dominates another measure $\nu$ whenever $\mu=0$ implies $\nu=0$. If I would like to take the integral of a measurable function $f_0$, say the density function of the probability ...
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Integrals depending upon a parameter

There was an exercise, in my professor's book, asking to prove the continuity of an integral depending upon a parameter. Namely, the hypothesis were: Let $D$ be a measurable subset of $\mathbb{R}^n$, ...
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Prove that $\sup_n |T_n f(x)|<\infty,$ for a.a. $x$ for every $f \in L^1(R)$.

Denote $K(x)=\frac{1}{\sqrt{|x|}\cdot(1+x^2)}$ and $K_n(x)=nK(xn), n\in\mathbb{N}$. For $f\in L^1(R),$ define $T_nf(x)=\int_R K_n(x-y)f(y)\, dy.$ Prove or disprove that for every $f\in L^1(R), ...
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Change of variable for Lebesegue Integral

Let $G$ be an absolutely continuous function, $G:[a,b] \rightarrow [c,d]$ and $f \geq 0$ a Lebesegue measurable function in $[c,d]$. I managed to prove that if $f$ is just Borel measurable it holds ...