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how many unit balls are needed to cover a unit sphere (1-dense set on a unit sphere)

There is an exercise in a geometry textbook to prove that "any $1$-dense set in the unit sphere $S^{n-1}$ has at least $\frac{1}{2}e^{n/8}$ points". It is supposed to be easy. A set $T$ is ...
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$f_n\rightarrow g$ in $L_1$ and $f_n\rightarrow h$ in $L_2$ .Then $g=h $almost everywhere

$f_n\rightarrow g$ converges in $L_1$ and $f_n\rightarrow h$ converges in $L_2$ how to show: $g=h$ almost everywhere Attempt: convergent in $L_1$ implies convergent in $L_2$. then by triangle ...
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How to interchange sum and integral when measure is in terms of Dirac measure?

Let $\{c_{k}\}_{k\in \mathbb Z} \subset \mathbb C$ such that, $\sum_{k\in \mathbb Z} |c_{k}| < \infty.$ Let $\delta_{k}$ is the unit Dirac mass at $k $, we note that $\mu = \sum_{k\in \mathbb Z} ...
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A sebset of $\Bbb C^2$

Let $K\subset \Bbb R$ have Lebesgue measure $0$. Then I think that the set $$ \Omega:=\{(z, w)\in \Bbb C^2: |zw|\in K\} $$ has $4$ dimensional measure $0$. If so, how to prove(or shortly explain) it? ...
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What is the German word for “pre-measure”?

I'd like to know how to translate “pre-measure” to German. Unfortunately, the wiki article on pre-measure doesn't have a German version.
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Finitely additive function bounded by a measure…

have an elementary measure theory question here I can't seem to get. Suppose $\mu$ is a a measure, and $\nu$ is a finitely additive nonnegative set function such that $\nu(A)\le \mu(A)$ for all $\mu$ ...
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Trouble finishing a (direct) proof that $\ell^2(A)$ is a complete metric space

Let $A$ be any non-empty set. We can define summations of non-negative numbers over this index set by using a supremum of summations over finite subsets of $A$. That is, $$\sum\limits_{\alpha \in A} ...
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Log Cosine Integral $\int_0^{\pi/2} \theta^2 \log ^4(2\cos \theta) d\theta =\frac{33\pi^7}{4480}+\frac{3\pi}{2}\zeta^2(3)$

$$ I=\int_0^{\pi/2} \theta^2 \log ^4(2\cos \theta) d\theta =\frac{33\pi^7}{4480}+\frac{3\pi}{2}\zeta^2(3). $$ Note $\zeta(3)$ is given by $$ \zeta(3)=\sum_{n=1}^\infty \frac{1}{n^3}. $$ I have a ...
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show a set is lebesgue measurable

For lebesgue measure, is it true that the union/intersection of measurable sets is also measurable (finite or infinite unions or intersections)? But it's not true for subsets? (i.e.,a subset of a ...
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Sequences of refining partitions of a measurable space

Let $(\Omega,\mathcal F)$ be a measurable space. For $k\in\mathbb N$ let $(\mathcal F_k)_{k\in\mathbb N}$ be a filtration of $\mathcal F$ such that each $\mathcal F_k$ is generated by a finite ...
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equi integrablity

See page 5 here. Let $\Omega$ be an open subset of $\mathbb{R}^n$, and let $(f_n)$ be a sequence of measurable functions, $f_n \in L^1(\Omega)$, which is bounded in $L^1(\Omega)$ ($f_n \in ...
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Finite subcover of pairwise disjoint open intervals

I have the following exercise: Prove that if $X$ is a countable compact subset of $ \mathbb{R}$, then for any $\varepsilon>0$ there is a finite collection of pairwise disjoint open intervals ...
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measurability restriction operator

Let $M\subset \mathbb{R}^k$ compact. For every $x\in M$ we define $L(x): \mathbb{R}^m \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^m $ a linear isomorphism Let $G_n (\mathbb{R}^m)=\{ W: W\ \mbox{is subspace of} \ ...
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there is a measurable function $f$ on $X$ such that $|{f(x)}|=1$ for a.a $x \in X$ and $\nu(E)=\int_Efd|{\nu}|$ for any $E \in \mathfrak{M}$

any hints on this problem: Let $\nu$ be a finite signed measure on a measure space $(X, \mathfrak{M})$ and let $|{\nu}|$ be its total variation, prove that there is a measurable function $f$ on $X$ ...
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$\int_0^1 [ \frac{1}{x(x-1)} (2\mathrm{Li}_2(\frac{1-\sqrt{1-x}}{2})-\log(\frac{1+\sqrt{1-x}}{2})^2 ) -\frac{\zeta(2)-2\log^2 2}{x-1} ]dx$

Hi I am trying to evaluate $$ I:=\int \limits_{0}^{1} \left[ \frac{1}{x(x-1)} \bigg(2\mathrm{Li}_2\bigg(\frac{1-\sqrt{1-x}}{2}\bigg)-\log\bigg(\frac{1+\sqrt{1-x}}{2}\bigg)^2 \bigg) ...
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Let $\{f_n\}_{n=1}^\infty$ be non-negative functions and $f_n \to f$ then $f \geq 0$

I have trouble with this question: Let $\{f_n\}_{n=1}^\infty$ be a sequence of non-negative functions in $L^2(0, 1)$, and suppose that $f_n$ converges to a function $f$ in the norm of $L^2(0, 1)$. ...
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Absolute continuity of weak-* limit of measures.

Let $\{\mu_i\}_i$ be a sequence of measures on $\mathbb{R} \times \mathbb{R}^m$ such that $$ \int^u_0 \left(\int_{\mathbb{R}^m}\max(\mu_i\log(\mu_i),0)dx \right) ds < C $$ for all $i$. How can one ...
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Showing if functions are equal almost everywhere then

Say $f_n$ and $g_n$ are measurable $f_n=g_n$ almost everywhere for $n=1,2,3,...$ then how can we show that $\sup f_n = \sup g_n$ almost everywhere? I have tried to show that: $$m(\{\sup f_n \neq ...
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Hi I was thinking about a problem and have a question: [on hold]

Hi I was thinking about a problem and have a question: we know that if $f∈C([0,1])$ for which $∫_0^1f(x)x^ndx=0$ for all $n \geq 0$ then $f=0$! Now my question is: Do we still have the same when we ...
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Outer measure induced by a measure

Let $(X, \mathfrak{M}, \mu)$ be a measurable space. Let $\mu^* \ : \ 2^X \ni Y \rightarrow \mu^*(Y)= \inf \{\mu(A) \ | \ A \in \mathfrak{M}, Y \subset A\}$. Prove that $\forall Y \subset X \ \ ...
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Proving a theorem in Ergodicity

I read the theorem stated below on Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ergodicity#Formal_definition). But I do not understand how to prove the equivalence of these different definitions.Any hints ...
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Strongly convergence in L^2

Let the sequence $(f_n(x,u))$ such as, for all $n,$ $f_n$ is Caratheodory, and $|f_n|\leq g$ where $g \in L^1(\Omega)$ Let $u_n \in H^1_0$ such as it is strongly convergent to $u$ in $L^2$ and a.e ...
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Proof that a function is measurable

Suppose $f$ is a joint probability density function of random variables $X$ and $Y$. $Y$ is integrable. I need to prove that the function $g(x) = \int_{\Bbb R} f(x,y)ydy$ is measurable function. I ...
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Set of measure zero and $C^{1}$ functions

Does a $C^{1}$ function map a set of measure zero into a set of measure zero?
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Certain property of convex functions…

I come to you with yet another qualifying problem we can't seem to solve... Let $f:$ $(0,\infty) \to \Bbb R$ be convex, and let $\lim_{x \to 0}f(x)=0$. Show that $g(x)$ = $f(x) \over x$ is increasing ...
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Separability of functions with compact support

Let $X$ be a locally compact metric space which is also $\sigma$-compact. Let $C_{c}(X)$ be the continuous functions on $f$ from $X$ to $\mathbb{R}$ with compact support. Is $C_{c}(X)$ separable? My ...
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Are “most” continuous functions also differentiable?

Let $A$ be a nonempty open subset of $\mathbb{R}$. Consider a function $f : A \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$. Given that $f$ is continuous, what is the probability that it is differentiable? I suspect it ...
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A basic question on absolute continuous measures [closed]

suppose that $\nu$ and $\mu$ are $\sigma$-finite measures on $(\Omega, F)$ and $\nu \equiv \mu$ (i.e. they are absolutely continuous with respect to each other) consider the set $\{\omega: ...
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Finding the “most” continuous representative of a class of functions equal almost everywhere.

In measure theory, we consider functions to be basically the same if they are equal almost everywhere. It seems crazy, though, to choose any of these as the representative when doing calculations. Why ...
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an example of almost uniformly convergence [closed]

$x^n\rightarrow 0 $ on [0,1]. does $x^n$ converge almost uniformly to zero. if we take out point 1 or if take out a small set $[1-\epsilon,1]$ why does not it a.u. converge when we take only point ...
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measurable subset of nonmeasurable set

show that if E is measurable and E⊂P where P is nonmeasurable set in [0,1), then m(E)=0. Can one please tell how to start .. and I have one more question: is the union of m'ble set and non-m'ble set ...
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Sufficient condition for equality of two radon measures

Let $ X $ be a locally compact Hausdorff space and let $ \phi_1 $ and $ \phi_2 $ be two Radon measures on X (outer measure means measure and the definition of Radon measure that I am assuming can be ...
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Why an integral does not exist?

I am trying to construct a counter example of Fubini Thorem, and for that we need a function $f$ in the product space which is not absolute integrable. So, let ...
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Subsets of $[0,1]$

Suppose we have a closed subset $A\subset[0,1]$ that is not equal to $[0,1]$. Is it possible $mA=1$? Suppose you have an open subset $B\subset[0,1]$ that is dense in $[0,1]$. Is it possible that ...
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$I=\frac{1}{\pi}\int_0^{\pi/3}\log\big( \mu(\theta)+\sqrt{\mu^2(\theta)-1} \big)\ d\theta, \quad \mu(\theta)=\frac{1+2\cos\theta}{2}.$

Hi I am trying to calculate this integral: $$ I=\frac{1}{\pi}\int_0^{\pi/3}\log\left( \frac{1+2\cos\theta}{2}+\sqrt{\bigg( \frac{1+2\cos\theta}{2} \bigg)^2-1} \right)\ d\theta. $$ The ...
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Question about outer regularity and inf

Let $\mu$ be a measure. Suppose for every $\varepsilon > 0$, there exists an open set $U \supset E$ such that $\mu(U) < \mu(E) + \varepsilon$. Then must $\mu(E) = \inf\{\mu(U): U \supset E, U ...
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Jordan decomposition of sum of two measures

Let $\mu$ and $\nu$ be finite signed measures. Then by the Jordan Decomposition Theorem, we can write $\mu = \mu^{+} - \mu^{-}$ and $\nu = \nu^{+} - \nu^{-}$ where $\mu^{\pm}, \nu^{\pm}$ are unsigned ...
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scale transformation is invariant for H_1

Consider the subspace $H_1$ of $C_0(0,\infty)$, where $\phi=\int_0^t\dot{\phi}(s)ds$ and $\int_0^{\infty}{\dot{\phi}}^2ds<\infty$. The transformation is $(T\phi)(t)=t\phi(\frac{1}{t})$. How to ...
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A basic question on limit calculation [duplicate]

How to prove that the following limit exist without calculating its value $$ \lim_{t \to\infty} \int_{0}^{t}\frac{\sin x}{x} dx $$
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Why is the inverse of the Devil's Staircase not measurable?

I recently did an exercise to show that a monotone function $f:X→ℝ $ is Borel measurable (it even only asked for Lebesgue measurability). On the other hand, the inverse of the Devil's Staircase ...
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A basic question on measure

Suppose I have a measure in $B(\Bbb R)$ such that for each real number there is a neighbourhood where the measure is zero. Is that measure be necessarily zero measure ? How to prove it ? I can't take ...
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a continuous function, satisfying $f(α) = f(β) +f(α −β)$ for any $α, β ∈ \mathbb{R}$ [duplicate]

Hi need some help with this problem: Assume $f : \mathbb{R} → \mathbb{R}$ is a continuous function, satisfying $f(α) = f(β) +f(α −β)$ for any $α, β ∈ \mathbb{R}$, and $f(0) = 0$. Then $f(α) = α ...
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Doubt regarding convergence!

Suppose $f_{n} \to f$ in measure & that there exists a $g \in L^1$ such that $|f_{n}| \le g $ a.e. $\forall $ $n$ . Then, show that: $\lim_{n \to \infty}$ $ \int_{X} |f_{n} - f| \, d\mu$ $ = 0 $. ...
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Is this space complete?

Let $X$ be the space of measurable functions $f:[0,1] \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$. I want to find out whether this space is complete under the metric $d(f,g):= \int_{[0,1]} \frac{|f-g|}{1 + |f-g|}$. Does ...
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Integral inequality related to derivation

While trying to understand a proof, i have stumbled upon the following statement: Let $f \in L^p(a,b)$ be a $p$-integrable function. Then the inequality $$\liminf_{s \rightarrow t} \frac{1}{t-s} ...
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Expected distance within a distribution is smaller?

consider we have two general distributions $f_1$ and $f_2$, assume they have different support $S_1$ and $S_2$. Is the expected distance btween two points draw from the same distribution smaller than ...
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How to use Markov-Kakutani fixed point theorem to show that abelian groups are amenable?

Recall that a group $\Gamma$ is amenable if there exists a state $\mu$ on $l^{\infty}(\Gamma)$ which is invariant under the left translation action: for all $s\in \Gamma$ and $f\in ...
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Decomposition of a measure into series

Let $M(X)$ be the vector space of all complex regular Borel measures on a compact Hausdorff space $X$,$||\mu ||=|\mu|(X)$. Suppose $\mu , \lambda_n \in M(X),n\in N^+ $,$||\lambda_n||=1$.Since ...
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I want to show one norm is less than or equal to another norm on C([0,1])

Let $|| \ ||_1$ be the norm on $C([0,1])$ defined by $||f||_1 = \int_0^1|f(t)|dt$. a) Show that $||f||_1 \le ||f||_{[0,1]}$ b) Are $|| \ ||_1$ and $|| \ ||_{[0,1]}$ equivalent? For part a) I think ...
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What is the relationship of the EMD (Earth movers Distance) and total variation (and other probability measures)?

I was trying to understand different methods for comparing probability distribution and saw the following paper/reference: http://arxiv.org/abs/math/0209021 In it it defines and compares and ...