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Is Fourier series used always for periodic signals and Fourier transform for aperiodic signals only?

I want to ask basic question. In our mathematics classes ,while teaching the Fourier series and transform topic,the professor says that when the signal is periodic ,we should use Fourier series and ...
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Finding an ordered basis to diagonalize Transpose matrix.

We define $T : M_{n \times n}R \to M_{n\times n}R$ by $T(A) = A^t$. We can write the matrix representation of this transformation as: $[T]_\beta^\beta = \begin{pmatrix} ...
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Graphical transformation : reflect and shift

I know that x[-n] will be reflection of x[n] along y-axis and x[n+k] will shift x[n] to left by k points. Now if I take x[n] 1. x'[n]=x[-n] should reflect along y axis 2. x'[n+k]=x[k-n] should shilf ...
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Mean Value Theorem

Good Day! I,m aware of the basic concept of mean value theorem but the application of it in proving makes me confuse, this is how it goes: By mean Value theorem: $$2 - t^{n-1} (1+t) = (1 - t)[θ^{n – ...
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Fourier synthesis of periodic signals

I was reading the Fourier synthesis of periodic signals But I didn't understand the sentence i.e. "Although the calculation of $a_0, a_1, b_1, a_2, b_2$, is a mathematically straightforward ...
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Finding a matrix representation of the transpose transformation

Define $T : M_{n×n}(\mathbb{R}) → M_{n×n}(\mathbb{R})$ by $T(A) := A^t$. I know this transformation is linear and just takes a matrix and spits out it's transpose. I also know that the transpose is ...
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Questions about Eigenspace

I'm learning about Eigenspaces and have a few questions. Do eigenspaces, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors correspond to a tranformation or can a single vector space $V$ have an eigen-stuff? Is an ...
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Necc. and suff. conditions for a canonical transformation.

Let $\mathbf{P} = C^{−1}\mathbf{p} + B\mathbf{q}, \mathbf{Q} = C\mathbf{q}$, where $C$ is a symmetric nonsingular matrix. Determine necessary and sufficient conditions on $C$ for the transformation ...
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is it possible to decompose nonperiodic sinusoidal signal?

Using Fourier series we can decompose any any signal into it's elementary signals but condition is that signal should be periodic and sinusoidal one. Now, is it possible to decompose nonperiodic ...
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Do all n x n matrices over the reals represent linear transformations?

Do all $v \in M_n (\mathbb{R})$ represent linear transformations? To add to that a bit to further clarify for myself: Looking up the def. of a transformation it is any function $f$ mapping a set $X$ ...
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Equivalent operations on Bezier curve points as control points?

In this question Explicit Bezier Curves: Lerping between curves same as lerping control points?, it shows that linearly interpolating between the result of evaluating two explicit bezier curves is the ...
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When does $ \langle gI, t \rangle = \langle I, g^{-1} t\rangle $ hold true?

Consider $I, t \in \mathbb{R}^d$ and $g$ is some element in a group of transformations (for example like the affine group in $\mathbb{R}^2$). I was wondering when the inner product $ \langle gI, t ...
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Find $Z$ transform of given signal

Given the discrete signal $h(n)=r^n\frac{\sin{[(n+1)\theta]}}{\sin{\theta}}$ if $n \geq 0$ and $h(n)=0$ otherwise, find the $Z$ transform of $h(n)$. What I did: We know that ...
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About the proof of Zeta Transform

I have to prove $$Z[k^n]=(-1)^nD^n\left(\frac{z}{z-1}\right)$$ where $$D=z\frac{d}{dz}$$ and $n$ varies over the set $\mathbb{Z}$ My book doesn't give me any advice; how can I go further?
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About the notation in zeta transforms

My book writes: $$Z[n^k]=(-1)^kD^k(\frac{z}{z-1})$$where $D=z\frac{d}{dz}$ and $n$ varies over the set $\mathbb{Z}$. What does $D^k$ mean?
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Change of Basis Matrix: Cartesian to Spherical Laplacian

I was looking at how a change of basis matrix, $[P_{\beta\leftarrow\alpha}]$, is made. While this is a bit more advanced that than what was taught at the course, I wonder what would be the change of ...
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Singularities in the Gauss Hypergeometric Function

I am evaluating the following term in a series: $$I_k = \int\!x^{-3(2k+1)}(1+\lambda x^4)^{-1/2}\,\mathrm dx$$ When I plug this into WolframAlpha, I get the following result: $$I_k = ...
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How to compare ZOH and tustin

I'm discretizing some continuous time systems. Now there (MATLAB) are of course different types of discrtization methods, among them tustin (bilinear), euler backwards, euler forward etc. Often one ...
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question on Fourier Transformation

I have to find the Fourier Sine transform of $f(x)=1$ when $|x|<a$ and $f(x)=0$ when $|x|\ge a$ and hence show that $$\int_0^\infty {\sin(t)\over t} dt =\pi/2$$ and $$\int_0^\infty ...
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Proof that $V^*$ is isomorphic to $V$.

In my notes for a linear algebra course there is proof that $V^*$ is isomorphic to $V$. However I am unclear on a few of the steps. We begin by choosing a basis $B = \{v_1,...,v_n\}$ for $V$. We now ...
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Fast Hankel Transform

Can someone please explain what would be the expression for weights(Ho) in a Fast Hankel Transform.I found this in a paper and could not find any satisfactory answers .
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Confusion with the notation $L_A$

My linear algebra class went from 0-100 real quick. I've attended every single lecture (so I know I haven't missed out on anything); however, very recently he has been using the notation $L_A$ for a ...
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transformation of single random variables with absolute value ??

integral I got the final answer to be fy(y)= 1 0< y < 1 I am not sure could anyone correct me if its wrong !
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Remove Multiplicative Constant from Hypergeometric Function

I have a function of the form $$f(x;\lambda) = {}_2F_1\left(a,b;c;-\frac{e^{2x}}{\lambda}\right)$$ I need to invert this function to solve for the constant $\lambda = f\left(x\right)$. I could do ...
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Transformation to polar coordinates

I know this is very simple and I'm missing something trivial here... I'm having trouble converting this set of equations to polar form: $$ \dot{x_1}=x_2-x_1 (x_1^2+x_2^2-1)\\ \dot{x_2}=-x_1-x_2 ...
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3D rotation of an object with respect to another object's rotation

I am writing a python code to translate and rotate an object with respect to another object. Please take a look at the picture bellow: The smiley face and the arrow have initial poses (position ...
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Integral transformation

I'm trying to do a transformation of an integration, I have that $$\int_{0.5}^1\int_0^{0.5}e^{xy}xydxdy$$ And I want to get that integrate $$\int_0^1\int_0^1 f(x,y)dxdy$$ Where the value of the ...
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Find a matrix to represent the mapping of a factor module

I have a problem from my past paper I can't figure the logic to, even after seeing the answers. The question goes 【Q】Let $V=\mathbb{R}[X]_{<4}$ be the vector space of real polynomials of degree ...
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Features of phase and magnitude spectrum?

I have read in many books that whether the signal is 1D or multidimensional , The magnitude spectrum tells you how strong are the harmonics in the signal and The phase spectrum tells where this ...
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Proving surjectivity and injectivity of two transformations, knowing the rank of their composition.

I have got another question concerning linear algebra. The excercise is: Let ...
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$K=\frac{1}{2}mV^{2}$, random variable transformation.

An object has random velocity $V$ and kinetic energy $K = \frac12mV^2$, where $m$ is the mass of the object. Suppose that the velocity has the Laplacian distribution with probability density ...
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How to go about finding a transformation $T$ in order to solve an integral.

I have the integral $$\int\int_R\left(2x+y\right)dA$$ Where $R$ is the region bounded by $$x+y=-1, x+y = 3, 2x=y,2x-4=y$$ So my first though was drawing the region, which gave me this odd region, so ...
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Projective transformation a parabola to a circle

Take the parabola $x^2 - y = 0$ in the cartesian plane. I'm not entirely sure about this, but we can express this using homogenous coordinates as $X^2 - Y = 0$ (the $W$ coefficient is $0$?) With the ...
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What do $a_0$ ,$a_m$ and $b_m$ terms mean in the Fourier series formula?

We know that a Fourier series for signal $x(t)$ is given as $$\frac {a_0} 2 + \sum \limits _{m=1} ^\infty (a_m \cos \frac {2 \pi m t} T + b_m \sin \frac {2 \pi m t} T)$$ So my question is what ...
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transform orthonormal coordinate system to another

I have one orthonormal coordinate system ABC that it's origin is the point p0. I would like to transform it to another orthonormal coordinate system A'B'C', that it's origin is p1. I know how to ...
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Show whether this linear transformation is one-to-one and onto.

$T:P_2$ $\rightarrow$ $R^3$ is a linear transformation defined by $$T(a+bx+cx^2) = \left[ \begin{array}{ccc} 2a-b \\ a+b-3c \\ c-a \end{array} \right]$$ This linear transformation is neither ...
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Eliminating 3rd term in $\frac{d^2u}{dx^2} + \frac{d^2u}{dy^2} + 3u = 0$ through change of variables?

I want to eliminate the third term in this pde $$\frac{d^2u}{dx^2} + \frac{d^2u}{dy^2} + 3u = 0$$ Here's what I thought of, is this ok? Let $a = \lim \limits_{k \to \infty} kx$ Let $b = \lim ...
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Transforming pde to nicer form?

I have a second order differential equation for $u$ $$\frac{d^2u}{dx^2} + \frac{d^2u}{dy^2} + 5u = 0$$ I am looking for a transformation $u(x,y) \rightarrow v(x,y)$ that gives $$\frac{d^2v}{dx^2} + ...
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Transformed pde but my answer doesn't match solution?

$$\frac{d^2u}{dx^2} + \frac{d^2u}{dy^2} + \frac{du}{dx} + 2\frac{du}{dy} + 3u = 0$$ Let $u = ve^{ax + by}$ and find $a, b$ such that we can transform to the following equation $$\frac{d^2v}{dx^2} + ...
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Have some queries about Fourier Transform

I have some queries about the Fourier transform In most of the cases, the Fourier transform of a signal is symmetric with respect to positive and negative frequency. I think the computational ...
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Converting fractional coordinates to cartesian coordinates

I have a set of fractional coordinates with the following vectors: 2.950 -1.475 0.0000 0.000 2.5547 0.0000 0.000 0.0000 77.5379 with the ...
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Proof that Determinant is Scale Factor

I've seen a lot of supposed properties of linear transformations that're never proven -- just often repeated. These include: The determinant is the scale factor between the volume of region in your ...
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Whether the job of Fourier Transform is just to convert signals from time domain to frequency domain only or more than it?

I am a beginner . We convert a signal in time domain to frequency domain by applying Fourier transform on the signal to obtain frequency and phase spectrum. So,whether the job of Fourier transform ...
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Education tool for learning 3D angles

I hope it is not an off-topic. I have started working on 3D frame transformation and transforming a vector such as acceleration or angular velocity from one coordination to earth coordination. My ...
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transforming $(A,B,C)$ to $(0, 0, 1)$ by rotations

I'm trying to reflect the "world" through a specified plane $p:Ax+By+Cz=0$. I know how to reflect the "world" through the $xy$-plane, so I want to rotate $p$ in the $3$ axes ($x,y,z$-axes) so it will ...
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Lens Conformal Map

Please help me find a conformal map of the set $ A = \left \{\; z: \; |z-1| < \sqrt{2} \; and \; |z+1| < \sqrt{2} \; \right \}$ one-to-one onto the open first quadrant. First, I noticed that ...
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Transformation of a Partial Differential Equation

How can we convert $$\frac{\partial c}{\partial t} = M\left[\frac{\partial}{\partial x}\left(c\frac{\partial c}{\partial x}\right)+\frac{\partial }{\partial y}\left(c\frac{\partial c}{\partial ...
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Distribution of Logistic of Normal

If $X \sim N(\mu_X, \sigma^2_X)$ and $Y= \frac{\exp(X)}{1+\exp(X)} $, what is the distribution of $Y$? I thought logit-normal would fit the bill, however the logit of $Y$ is ...
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What are the limitations /shortcomings of Fourier Transform and Fourier Series?

I am fond of Fourier series & Fourier transform. But every approach has some outcomes and some shortcomings. It's limitations lead to innovation of new approach. So, can anybody explain about ...
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Proving a theorem on a rotation about a line followed by the inversion to show that it is a reflection

A theorem in my textbook is : A rotation about a line followed by the inversion about a point on that line is a reflection or a rotary reflection. I can picture this theorem in my head on a 3D space ...