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Submanifold of a Kobayashi hyperbolic manifold

Let $M$ be complex manifold which is Kobayashi hyperbolic. Let $N$ be a submanifold of $M$ obtained as the zeroes of an analytic submersion $f : M \rightarrow R$, $R$ complex manifold. Question : ...
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Explicit Weierstrass Preparation Theorem decomposition

Consider the function $f:\mathbb{C}^2\to\mathbb{C}$ given by $(z_1,z_2)\to z_1^3z_2+z_1z_2+z_1^2z_2^2+z_2^2+z_1z_2^3$. Find an explicit decomposition $f=h\cdot g_w$ as per the WPT, i.e. $h$ is ...
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Is the zero set of a holomorphic function nowhere dense?

Let $f:U\subset\mathbb{C}^n\to\mathbb{C}$ be non-trivial and holomorphic with $U$ open and connected. Is the zero set $Z(f)=\{z\in U\mid f(z)=0\}$ a nowhere dense set (i.e. is the interior of the ...
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Showing thin sets are Lebesgue measurable

I'm reading through Holomorphic Functions and Integral Representations in Several Complex Variables and have come across a proof I can't get through concerning thin sets. I'll include the definition ...
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Calculate all the local automorphisms

The Kohn - Nirenberg domain $\Omega_{KN}$ defined by $$\Omega_{KN}=\left\{(z,w)\in \Bbb C^2:\text{Re}\ w+|zw|^2+|z|^8+\dfrac{15}{7}|z|^2\text{Re}\ z^6<0\right\}$$ How to compute all the ...
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How do I compute this Holomorphically Convex Hull?

The Holomorphically Convex Hull is defined as $\hat{K}_\Omega= \{z \in \Omega: |f(z)| \leq \sup_K |f|, \forall f\in \mathcal{O}(\Omega)\}$, where $\Omega\underset{open}\subset \mathbb{C}^n$, ...
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On the hypothesis of the Additive Cousin Problem

The Additive Cousin Problem is the following: Assume that $D$ is a region (open, connected) of $\mathbb{C}^n$. Assume that the Dolbeault Cohomology Group of $D$, $H^1_{\bar{\partial}}(D)$ is equal to ...
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Several Complex Analysis

Let $a \in \mathbb{C} \setminus \mathbb{R}$. Show that if $f \in O(\mathbb{C}^{∗} \times \mathbb{C}^{∗})$ such that $f(X)=0$, then $f \equiv 0$, where $X=\{(e^z,e^{az})|z \in \mathbb{C}\}.$ $f$ is ...
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Uses of Jacobian of a map on $\mathbb{R}^n$.

For a map $f:\mathbb{R}^n\to\mathbb{R}^n$, Jacobian matrix of $f$ is defined as $$\begin{bmatrix} \frac{\partial f_1}{x_1}& \frac{\partial f_1}{\partial x_2}& \ldots \frac{\partial ...
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Holomorphic function extended to entire polydisc

How can I show that every holomorphic function in the border of a polydisc $\Delta \subset \mathbb C^n, n>1,$ has a extention to entire $\Delta$? I know this is just a consequence of Maximum ...
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Question regarding pluriharmonic function

A real valued function $f$ defined on an open subset $U$ of $\mathbb{C}^n$ is said to be Pluriharmonic if $$\frac{\partial^2}{\partial z_i\partial\bar{z_j}}f\equiv0,$$ for $1\leq i,j \leq n.$ I was ...
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Differential form on complex torus

Suppose $T= \mathbb{C}^n/\Gamma$ is a $n$-dim complex torus. How to prove that every exact $2$-form which has no $(0,2)$ component must be the image of a $(1,0)$ form? Is every torus Kahler? If the ...
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Formula for decomposing a form into $(p,q)$ forms

Let $L: \mathbb{C}^n \to \mathbb{C}$ be a real linear map. In other words, $L(a\vec{v}_1+b\vec{v_2}) = aL(\vec{v}_1)+bL(\vec{v}_2)$ for all $a,b \in \mathbb{R}$. Then $L$ decomposes uniquely into a ...
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Counterexample for Hartogs' Extension Theorem

I'll refer to Hartogs' Extension Theorem as it is stated in Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartogs%27_extension_theorem#Formal_statement). I am trying to find a counterexample to show that ...
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Geometrical Meaning of derivative of complex function

What's the geometrical meaning of f'(z) in complex analysis, as we know in real analysis f'(x) has meaning ie. Slope of curve or gives max/ min. But what does derivative f'(z) has geometrical meaning ...
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doubt about definition of holomorphic polynomials

In a topic of several complex variable theory (in particular functions on $\mathbb{C}^2$), I came across a term homogeneous holomorphoic polynomial. By the word, I think it is a polynomial in complex ...
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Complex Quasi linear Differential Equation

So, I was reading some papers when I found a several complex variable quasi-linear differential equation. Let $f(z_1,z_2,z_3,z_4)$ be a complex holomorphic function, with $z_i \in ...
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zero set of an analytic functio of several complex variables

In one variable complex theory, we have the result that zeroes of a non-zero analytic function are isolated. In several variable theory, this result does not hold. I read it somewhere that this fact ...
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Level sets of holomorphic functions

It is a somewhat well known fact that any closed set (say in the plane) can be realized as the level set of a smooth ($C^\infty$) function, so level sets of smooth functions are as general as they can ...
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Dependence of roots on parameters

Let a function $f$ be holomorphic in a polydisk $U=U'\times U_n$,and suppose that for each fixed $z'\in U'$ it has a unique zero $z_n = \alpha(z')$ in the disk $U_n$. Then the function $\alpha(z')$ is ...
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Prove that each convex open subset of $\mathbb C^n$ is a domain of holomorphy. [closed]

Prove that each convex open subset of $\mathbb C^n$ is a domain of holomorphy. Please help. Thanks in advance!
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Why is the set of points where a complex polynomial does not vanish connected?

Let $p$ be a complex multivariate polynomial. Let $C$ be the set of those complex tuples where $p$ is nonzero. Then, $C$ is connected.
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use example to prove the sum of two nonanalytic functions can be analytic [closed]

Find two functions, each of which is nowhere analytic, but whose sum is an entire function.
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Analytic semiconjugacy

Consider the following commutative diagram (semi-conjugacy): $$ X\;\; \stackrel{f}{\longrightarrow} \;\;X $$ $${\pi}\downarrow \;\;\;\;\;\; \;\;\;\;\downarrow {\pi}$$ ...
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Analyticity and composition of maps

Suppose $\Omega_3\subset \mathbb{C}^3$ and $\Omega_2\subset \mathbb{C}^2$ are two domains (open connected). Let $g:\Omega_3\to\Omega_2$ be a surjective analytic function and ...
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Constrained optimization with complex variables

Is there a theory of constrained optimization with complex variables, do you know any textbook on that topic? The typical textbooks on constrained optimization deal with real variables. I actually ...
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holomorphic Lie group automorphisms of the complex Heisenberg group preserving the lattice

I don't understand Lie group,but I need an elementary result about it,so I ask for help for a simple question. Take a complex Heisenberg group $G$ $$ \left( \begin{array}{ccc} 1 & z_1 & ...
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Intuitively what is it if making a modification of a torus?

It is well-known that if we have a equivalence relation in $\mathbb{R}^2$:$(z_1,z_2)\sim (z_1',z_2')$ iff $$\begin{pmatrix} z_1'\\ z_2' \\ \end{pmatrix}=\begin{pmatrix} 1&0\\ 0&1 \\ ...
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“Center of mass” of a complex hypersurface

Background: Suppose first that $f \in \mathbb{C}[z]$ and consider the "analytic hypersurfaces" $V(f)$ and $V(df)$, which are of course just sets of points with multiplicities. (That is, we think of ...
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How to imagine zeros of an analytic function of several variables

Let $f(z_1,\cdots, z_n)$ be a holomorphic function of several variables in an open subset of $\mathcal C^n$. Let $Z(f)=\{ (z_1,\cdots, z_n) \: | \: f=0\}$ be the zero set of $f$. If $n=1$, the zeros ...
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Can I switch the order of integration and “Real(z)” operation?

Let $f(z,\eta)$ be an entire function. I need to calculate (numerically) the integral: $$\int\limits _{0}^{\pi}\mbox{Re}\left(\int\limits _{0}^{\pi}f\left(z,\eta\right)d\eta\right)dz$$ Can I switch ...
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Rational function on polydisc

Who has idea to prove this: Let $\mathbb{U}^n$ be a polydisc, $f\in \mathcal{O}(\mathbb{U}^n)\cap C(\bar{\mathbb{U}}^n)$, if $|f|=const$ on the skeleton of $\mathbb{U}^n$, then $f$ must be a rational ...
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Multidimensional complex integral of a holomorphic function with no poles

I am looking for a generalization of the Cauchy integral theorem. I know that there are generalizations of the Cauchy integral formula (eg the Bochner-Martinelli formula), but I do not know if this ...
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Determinant of the Jacobian of a holomorphic mapping of several complex variables

I am reading from Degree Theory by N. Lloyd, and in one section he writes about the degree of a holomorphic map of several complex variables. I am unsure about one of the steps in a proof he gives. ...
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$n$ Torus contained in the closure of the image of the unit disc under a holomorphic map?

I have the following question. Does there exists a holomorphic function $\varphi\in\mathcal{O}(\mathbb{D},\mathbb{D}^{n})$ such that $\mathbb{T}^n\subseteq\overline{\varphi(\mathbb{D})},$ where ...
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A complex problem.

We have a set $S:= \{e^{inr\pi} | n\in\Bbb N\}$. Where r is an irrational number. I wonder whether this set is dense in $\partial D(0,1)$. i.e. I want to see if $\overline S=\partial D(0,1).$ I ...
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If $f$ is $C^{\infty}$ and $f^2$ is analytic, then $f$ is analytic.

Assume that $f:\mathbb{C}^n\rightarrow \mathbb{C}$ is a $C^{\infty}$ function such that $f^2$ is (complex) analytic. Then show that $f$ is analytic. Now, when we consider the question for functions ...
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Problem related to continuous complex mapping.

We are given with a map $g:\bar D\to \Bbb C $, which is continuous on $\bar D$ and analytic on $D$. Where $D$ is a bounded domain and $\bar D=D\cup\partial D$. 1) I want to show that: ...
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determine the maximal open subset $G\subset\mathbb{C}^2$ such that the series $f$ converges in $\mathcal{O}(G)$ in the topology of Frechet space.

Consider $f(z_1,z_2)=\sum\limits_{j=0}^\infty(z_1+z_2)^j$,determine the maximal open subset $G\subset\mathbb{C}^2$ such that the series $f$ converges in $\mathcal{O}(G)$ in the topology of Frechet ...
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a corollary of Cauchy's integral formula in several complex variables

I'm learning several complex variables. There is a corollary of Cauchy's integral formula that I don't know how to prove. Let $X\subset\mathbb{C}^n$ be a domain. For each multi-index $\nu$, for each ...
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Zeros of complex function sequence (Application of Rouche's Theorem).

For a given sequence of complex functions: $\phi_n(z)= 1+\frac1n-z-e^{-z}$; here $z\in${$z| Rez>0$}. I want to prove that : (1). $\phi_n $ has a unique zero $z_n$ in the half plane. (i.e. there ...
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why can we assume that f is linear when proving open balls and open polydiscs are not biholomorphically equivalent as n>1?

I'm reading Kaup's Holomorphic functions of several variables. I have some trouble in understanding Proposition 3.11 which proves that open balls and open polydiscs are not biholomorphically ...
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how to show f is bijective?

Suppose that the set-mapping $f:X\rightarrow Y$ of one-dimensional domains of $\mathbb{C}$ induces an isomorphism $f^0:\mathcal{O}(Y)\rightarrow \mathcal{O}(X)$ defined by $g\mapsto g\circ f$ of ...
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Subharmonic logarithms

In Steven Krantz's book on several complex variables he has the following problem: Suppose $\log u_1$ and $\log u_2$ are subharmonic on an open subset of the complex plane. Show that $\log (u_1+u_2)$ ...
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Why do the Wirtinger derivatives behave like actual partial derivative operators?

Despite the fact that they're not partial derivative operators, the Wirtinger derivatives obey things like the chain rule. Of course I can prove such things by manipulating formulas, but this gives ...
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request for reference

I am currently trying to grasp basic theorems of complex analysis in higher dimensions for different classes of functions. e.g. analytic, harmonic, subharmonic and pluriharmonic. Out of these a lot of ...
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What is pluripotential theory?

My tutor for electromagnetism showed me a problem about point charges in a disk and their equilibria. He referred me to a subject called "pluripotential theory". I googled it and I did not find what I ...
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Prove that $u \circ f $ is plurisubharmonic on $\Omega_1$

I'm trying to show that the theorem in my book: Let $f: \Omega_1 \to \Omega_2$ be a holomorphic map between open sub - sets $\Omega_1, \Omega_2$ of $\Bbb C^n$. If $u$ is plurisubharmonic on ...
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Show that a $C^2$-function $u$ is plurisubharmonic if and only if the Hessian matrix $H_u(z)(\omega, \omega)>0$

I'm trying to show that the theorem in my book: A $C^2$-function $u$ is plurisubharmonic if and only if the matrix (the complex Hessian) $$H_u(z)=\left( \dfrac{\partial^2 u}{\partial z_j ...
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Show that $\widetilde{u} \in PSH(\Omega)$

EDITED I'm reading the book: (Oxford science publications._ London Mathematical Society monographs, new ser., no. 6) Maciej Klimek -Pluripotential theory -OUP (1992). I don't understand ...