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$\widehat{f\ast g}= \hat{f} \cdot \hat{g}$ for $f, \hat{f} \in L^{p}(\mathbb R)\cap C(\mathbb R) (1<p<\infty, p\neq 2), g\in \mathcal{S}(\mathbb R)$?

It is well-known that, for $f,g \in L^{1}(\mathbb R).$ Then, by Fubini's theorem, one can derive, $\widehat{f\ast g} = \hat{f} \cdot \hat{g},$ (that is, Fourier transform takes, convolution to point ...
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How to obtain the inequality $\int |f|^2\log(|f|) \leq \frac{n}{4}\log\lVert f \rVert^2_{L^p} $ from Jensen's inequality?

Let $f$ be a positive function with $\lVert f \rVert_{L^2}=1$. Let $p= 2n/(n-2)$. How to obtain $\int |f|^2\log(|f|) \leq \frac{n}{4}\log\lVert f \rVert^2_{L^p}$ from Jensen's inequality? Here all ...
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Formula for $L^{q}$ norm using $C_{c}^{\infty}$ functions

We put, $L^{p}=L^{p}(\mathbb R), L^{q}=L^{q}(\mathbb R);$ $\frac{1}{p}+\frac{1}{q}=1;$ ($p$ and $q$ are conjugate exponents); and $<f,g> =\int_{\mathbb R} f(x)g(x) dx.$ Fix $g\in L^{q}, ...
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When does the convergence of the regularization of a function is decreasing?

Hi everyone: Let $\theta(x)$ equal $k\exp\left(-\frac{1}{1-\|x\|^2} \right)$ if $\|x\|<1$, and equal $0$ if $\|x\|\geq1.$ Here $\|\cdot\|$ designates the Euclidean norm in $\mathbb{R}^n$, and the ...
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Help with closed graph theorem

I come across this exercise to use the closed graph theorem, if anyone can give and idea about it, thanks Let $M$ be a closed subspace of $L^2([0,1])$ that is included on $C([0,1])$(with the ...
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$\|g\|_{L^{1}(\mathbb R)}=\sup \{ {|\int_{\mathbb R} fg|: f\in C_{c}^{\infty}(\mathbb R), \|f\|_{L^{\infty}(\mathbb R)}=1\}} ?$

I learn the following from the book: Fact: If $g\in L^{1}(\mathbb R),$ then $$\|g\|_{L^{1}(\mathbb R)}=\sup \{ {|\int_{\mathbb R} fg|: f\in L^{\infty}(\mathbb R), \|f\|_{L^{\infty}}}=1\}.$$ We put ...
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Show that the Fourier transform of f is in $L^p(R)$ for every $2 \leq p \leq \infty$.

Let $$f(x)=\sum_{n=1}^\infty \sqrt{n} \chi_{(\frac{1}{n+1},\frac{1}{n})}(x)$$. The Fourier transformation of f is $$\hat{f}(y)=\sum_{n=1}^\infty ...
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p-norm of a function

Let $f\in L^1(\mu)\cap L^\infty(\mu)$. I have proved for any $1<p<\infty$, $f\in L^p(\mu)$, $w(p)=||f||_p$ is continuous w.r.t. $p$, and $\lim_{p\to \infty}||f||_p=||f||_\infty$. Is $w(p)$ ...
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Preliminaries of the Martingale Representation Theorem

I cannot understand why we are taking a dense subset of $[0,T]$. Furthermore, I cannot see a result that would allow each such $g_n(B_{t_1},\ldots,B_{t_n})$ to be approximated in ...
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An application of Holder's inequality to show one norm is smaller than another

Let $p(s) = r(s) + m-1$ where $r:[0,T) \to [q,\infty)$ where $q \geq 2$ and $m > 1$ is fixed. Let $\text{Vol}(\Omega) = 1$. Then can we show that $$\lVert u \rVert_{L^{r(s)}(\Omega)} \leq ...
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Proving that weak limit in $L^p$ and strong limit in $H^{-1}$ are the same

Let $\Omega \subset \mathbb{R}^n$ be a bounded domain. Let $p \geq 1$ and suppose that $u_n \rightharpoonup u$ in $L^p(\Omega)$ and $u_n \to v$ in $H^{-1}(\Omega)$. How to show that $u=v$? I can do ...
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If $u_n^p \rightharpoonup v$ in $L^1$, then does it follow that $u_n \rightharpoonup v^{\frac 1p}$ in $L^p$?

Let $\Omega$ be a bounded domain. Suppose that $u_n^p \rightharpoonup v$ in $L^1(\Omega)$. Does it follow that $u_n \rightharpoonup v^{\frac 1p}$ in $L^p(\Omega)$?
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Monotonically approximate $L^p$ function by step function

It is a classical fact that a $L^p(R^d)$ ($1\leq p<+\infty$) function can be approximated by step functions with compact support, but my question will be, can we require that the step function is ...
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Prove that $f\in L^p[0,1]$ for all $p\in[1,2)$:

Given that $f:[0,1]\to[0,\infty)$ in $L^1$ such that $\int_E f$ $dm\leq\sqrt{m(E)}$ for every $E\subseteq[0,1]$ measurable, prove that $f\in L^p[0,1]$ for all $p\in[1,2)$. This is a qualifying ...
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need to prove an inequality with absolute value to the power of positive number

I need help to prove the inequalities in the following cases $ ||x|^p-|y|^p|\leq \begin{cases} |x-y|^p & \mathrm{if} \, 0<p<1\\ p|x-y|(x^{p-1}+y^{p-1}) & \mathrm{if} \, 1\leq p<\infty ...
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Closed subspaces of $L^2(0,1)$

I would like to prove that the almost-everywhere constant functions, and the functions whose integral is 0 are closed subspaces of $L^2(0,1)$. It's readily seen that they are subspaces. I'm finding ...
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An amazing inequality of the integration of two functions.

Let $f:[0,1]\longrightarrow\mathbb{R}$ be measurable and $g\in L^1[0,1]$ such that for all $t>0$, $$ \int_{|f(x)|>t}|g(x)|~\mathrm{d}x\leq \frac{3}{t^2}. $$ Prove that for $1<p<2$, $$ ...
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Differentiate a log of $L^p$ norm, don't understand this result

I'm reading this paper. In it, the authors show this lemma: And then they prove this lemma My question is: I have no idea how they get the result in Lemma 3.2. Do we not get $$\frac{d}{ds}\log ...
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Minkowski inequality for $l_p$ norm.

I'm trying to prove the Minkowski inequality for the $l_p$ norm: $$ \| f + g\|_p \le \|f\|_p + \|g\|_p $$ where $f,g : \mathbb{R}^n \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ are Lebesgue measurable functions and $p ...
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Prove an identity without using Hölder's inequality

How to prove the following without using Hölder's inequality : $$ \|f\|_{p} = \sup_{\|g\|_q =1} \int |fg| d\mu ; \frac{1}{p} + \frac{1}{q} =1$$
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a function with infinity L^p norm

Let $1\leq p<\infty$, $1/p+1/q=1$. For a function $f$ with $||f||_q=\infty$, can we write $$ ||f||_q=\sup_{g\in L^p(\Omega),||g||_p\neq 0}\frac{\int_\Omega |fg|}{||g||_p}? $$ or $$ ...
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What information is contained in the function $p\mapsto ||f||_p$?

Given a measurable function $f:\mathbb{R}\rightarrow\mathbb{R}$, we obtain a function $\nu_f:(0,\infty)\rightarrow [0,\infty]$ defined by $\nu_f(p):=||f||_p$ This function $\nu_f$ will not ...
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Is $L^p$ separable?

Whether a $L^p(X,\mu)$ space is separable? I understand that the answer depends on $p$ and $X$. It seems to me that it is separable when $1\leq p < \infty, X=\mathbb{R}^n$ or $X=\mathbb{N}$. ...
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If $\| \psi \|_2=1$ can I say something about $\| \psi' \|_2$?

If I have a differentiable $L^2$ function $\psi:\mathbb R\rightarrow \mathbb C$ which is normalised $$ \int |\psi(x)|^2\;\text d x = 1 $$ can I say anything about the order of $$ \int ...
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Dense subsets in $L^1(\mathbb{R})$

Which of the following are dense subsets in metrical space $L^1(\mathbb{R})$? set of smooth functions $C_0^{\infty}(\mathbb{R})$ with compact supports; set of above-mentioned functions' derivatives ...
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Prove that $L^1(\mathbb{N})$ is a Banach space.

I'm trying to prove that $L^1(\mathbb{N}) := \left\{ (x_n)_{n=1}^{\infty} : \sum\limits_{n=1}^{\infty}\left|x_n\right| < \infty \right\} $, the space of all sequences over the field $\mathbb{C}$ ...
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Properties of a sequence of iid rv's

I cannot do part a), and Im fairly sure that b) and c) will follow from it. If possible could I please have a solution to part a) and hints if you feel necessary to parts b) and c).
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Weak convergence of partial sums

I recently came across an interesting problem on weak convergence in $\ell^2 (\Bbb N)$. Suppose that we have canonical basis $\{e_i\}$ in $\ell^2 (\Bbb N)$. We need to prove that the sequence ...
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Let $u_n \to u$ in $L^1(\Omega)$. Does $u_n^p \to u^p$ in $L^1(\Omega)$ if we know $u_n^p \in L^1(\Omega)$?

Suppose $u_n \to u$ in $L^1(\Omega)$ where $\Omega$ is a bounded domain. Suppose that $u_n^p \in L^1(\Omega)$ (actually $L^\infty(\Omega)$ for each $n$). Fix $p \in [1,\infty)$. So $u_n(x) \to u(x)$ ...
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Find a sequence of r.v's satisfying the following conditions

I think part a) can be solved by using $X_n=\frac{1}{n}\chi_{[0,n^2]}$ Not sure about part b).
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If $u_n \rightharpoonup u$ in $L^2(\Omega)$, does $u_n^+ \rightharpoonup u^+$ in $L^2(\Omega)$?

Let $\Omega$ be a bounded domain. If $u_n \rightharpoonup u$ in $L^2(\Omega)$, does $u_n^+ \rightharpoonup u^+$ in $L^2(\Omega)$ where $u_n^+ = \max(0,u_n)$. Note all convergences are weak. My ...
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Are bounded linear functionals on $L^{\infty}$ of “bounded variation?”

Let $(X,\mathscr M,\mu)$ be a measure space and let $L^{\infty}$ be the set of (equivalence classes of) essentially bounded measurable functions on it. Suppose that $\phi\in (L^{\infty})^*$; that is, ...
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Increasing sequence of closed subspaces of $L^2$

Not sure how to start on this question. Writing out a decomposition didnt seem to lead to anything. I think you might have to guess the answer the question first before starting a proof. Please ...
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$L_p$ spaces and tail estimates

I can prove the main identity in this question. Not sure how the "and deduce" bit works. I think $O(\lambda^{-q})$ is some kind of tail estimate.
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How about integral version of Holder's inequality?

In light of the fact that Minkowski's inequality have integral version, I thought there might be one for Holder's as well. I cannot find any through searching (there is an infinite product version in ...
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Unique extension of operators

Let $p,q$ be conjugate exponents with $p\in(1,\infty]$ and consider a measure space $(X,\mathscr M,\mu)$. Suppose that $S:L^p\to L^p$ and $T:L^p\to L^p$ are both bounded, linear operators. Assume that ...
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Equivalent Definitions of the $L_2$ inner product.

If $g \in L_2(\mathbb{R})$, then we can define the $L_2$ norm to have the following relationship: $\|g\|_2^2 = \int_\mathbb{R} g^2$. If $A\subseteq \mathbb{R}$, then we can define the norm of $L_2(A)$ ...
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Why are $L^p$-spaces so ubiquitous?

It always baffled me why $L^p$-spaces are the spaces of choice in almost any area (sometimes with some added regularity (Sobolev/Besov/...)). I understand that the exponenent allows for convenient ...
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Example of open operator but not closed [closed]

Assume that $T:\ell_1\to\ell_2 $ is bounded,linear and one-to-one. Prove that $T(\ell_1)$ is not closed in $\ell_2$
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Convergence in $L^p$ plus bounded gradient implies that the limit belongs to $W^{1,p}$?

I have a question with this problem I have found in the latest edition of the book Functional analysis, Sobolev Spaces author Haim Brezis pag 264 Remark 4 Let $(u_n) \subset W^{1,p} $ such that $u_n ...
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Hardy Littlewood maximal function and integral comparison.

Define the Hardy Littlewood maximal function $$g^*(y)=\sup \left\{\frac{1}{|B|}\int_B|g(x)|dx:B\text{ is any open ball containing y}\right\}.$$ For given $x_i,r_i,a_i$, first I have shown that ...
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$L^p$ norm of a measurable function is bounded by its operation on step functions

Let $1\leq p<\infty$, $1/p+1/q=1$. Let $f$ be a measurable function on $[0,1]$ such that for all step functions $g$ on $[0,1]$ $$ \left|\int_0^1 fg d\mu\right|\leq \|g\|_q. $$ Prove that ...
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a condition given by step functions implies the condition holds for L^q space

Let $1\leq p<\infty$, $1/p+1/q=1$. Let $f$ be a measurable function on $[0,1]$ such that for all step functions $g$ on $[0,1]$, $$ |\int_0^1 fg d\mu|\leq ||g||_q. $$ Prove $||f||_p\leq 1$. How ...
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negative Sobolev space contains $L^1$ for a compact domain

I'd like to use something like Aubin-Lions lemma for the following spaces: $$ C^{0, \alpha}(B) \subset L^1(B) \subset W^{-1, q}(B),$$ with $B \subset \mathbb{R}^n$ being a compact, say a closed ball ...
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Isometric isomorphism between $\ell^{1}(\mathbb{R}^{3})$ and $\ell^{\infty}(\mathbb{R}^{3})$

Why is there no isometric isomorphism between $\ell^{1}(\mathbb{R}^{3})$ and $\ell^{\infty}(\mathbb{R}^{3})$? I know that there is such an isomorphism if $\mathbb{R}^{3}$ is replaced with ...
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The asymptotics of $\int_x^1 |f|$ as $x\to 0$ for a nonintegrable function with $\int_0^1|f|^p<\infty$, $0<p<1$

Suppose that $0<p<1$. Let $h:(0,1]\to\mathbb C$ be a Lebesgue-measurable function such that $$\int_{x}^1|h(t)|\,\mathrm dt<\infty\quad\forall x\in(0,1].$$ Suppose also that ...
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Functional relation to be in $L^{p}$

Suppose that $f(t)=a(t)g(t)+b(t)$ for $t\geq0$, where $a$ and $b$ are continuous functions. Thus, once can immediately can say that if $b\in{}L^{p}$, $\liminf_{t\to\infty}|a(t)|>0$ and ...
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Rate of divergence of the integral of an $L^q$ function

Let $p,q\in(1,\infty)$ be conjugate exponents (i.e., $1/p+1/q=1$) and let $f:(0,\infty)\to\mathbb R_+$ be a Lebesgue-measurable function such that $\int_0^{\infty} f(x)^q\,\mathrm dx<\infty$. It ...
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Inequality between Fourier coefficients implies inequality for $L^p$ norms on the circle

Given two functions from $L_p [-\pi,\pi]$, where $p\geq 2$, $p$ is an even integer, and $f_n>|g_n|$ for every $n$ (where $f_n$ is the $n$th Fourier coefficient), I need to prove that ...
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Sequence which does not admit weakly convergent subsequences

Let $f_h:[0,1]\to\mathbb{R}$ be defined as $f_h(x)=h$ if $0\le x\le 1$ and $f_h(x)=0$ otherwise. Prove that it does not exist a subsequence $(f_{h_k})_k$ weakly convergent in $L^1(0,1)$. Attempt of ...