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Question on transformations in the complex plane

In the image (part (b)), Since $z < |3|$ before the transformation, does that simply imply that the region to be shaded after the transformation is definitely the inside of the circle and not it's ...
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Using the Modulation property of the Fourier Transform

I'm working on a problem: Let $X(w)$ be the Fourier transform of $x(t)$. Find the transform of $y(t)=x(5t+3)\sin(2t)$ in terms of X(w). I am table to take the Fourier transform of $x(5t+3)$ and ...
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How can I convert an n-dimensional vector to a 2d point?

I have a n-dimensional vector / sequence of values, how can I convert it to a 2D representation of such vector? Follow-up: if I had a time-sequence in which every frame is n-dimensional, how can I ...
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The linear map $ T: \mathbb R^3{\rightarrow} \mathbb R^3$ with given matrix is a rotation about some line. Find the line.

Finals studying continued. $ T: \mathbb R^3{\rightarrow} \mathbb R^3$ with matrix $$A= \begin{pmatrix} -2/7 & 6/7 & 3/7 \\ 3/7 & -2/7 & 6/7 \\ 6/7 & 3/7 & -2/7 \\ ...
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Complex Variables Conformal Mapping in Complex Plane of harmonic Functions

Consider the harmonic function $u(x,y) = 1 - y + x/(x^2+y^2)$ on the upper half plane $y > 0$. What is the corresponding harmonic function on the first quadrant $x>0$, $y>0$, under the ...
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From inverse Weierstrass function to Jacobi elliptic/inverse elliptic functions?

As a conclusion to a previous question on integrals, I get an answer in terms of inverse Weierstrass elliptic function : $$ f\left(x\right)=\wp^{-1}\left( \beta + \frac{9\beta^2-1}{3(x-\beta)} \right) ...
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Finding an image (Linear Transformations) $T(2,-1,1)$

Let $T:R^3 \rightarrow R^3$ be a linear transformation such that $T(1,1,1) = (2,0,-1), T(0,-1,2) = (-3,2,-1)$ and $T(1,0,1)=(1,1,0)$. Find the indicated image $T(2,-1,1)$ I used the rule that: ...
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Help determining whether a function is a linear transformation $T:M_{2,2}\rightarrow R, T(A)=|A|$

Again, here is the function: $T:M_{2,2}\rightarrow R, T(A)=|A|$ I was able to prove that its not a linear transformation because $T(A+B) \neq T(A)+T(B)$ in fact, $T(A+B) = C$ where $C$ is a new ...
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Find linear transformation of a given matrix of linear transformation

I have two basis. The first is a $R2$ basis ${(1,0) , (0,2)}$. Lets call it basis of $U$. The second is a $R3$ basis ${(1,0,-1), (0,1,2), (1,2,0)}$ Lets call it basis of $V$. Is given a matrix of a ...
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Meaning of entries of a transformation matrix in practical terms [Homework related]

I'm having a bit of trouble understanding what the matrix entries mean practically in this problem: 100 kg of a highly toxic substance is spilled into three lakes. The state, t weeks after the ...
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Making a change of variable to transform an equation

$\displaystyle m\frac {dv} {dt} = mg - kv^2$ $\displaystyle\frac {dV}{dT} = 1 - V^2$ Make a change of variable $v=aV$ and $t=bT$, show that for suitable choices of the parameters $a>0$ and ...
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Defining a Linear Transformation Given a Basis for the Domain

I'm having difficulty understanding the proof for the following theorem: Suppose $B$ = $\{$$v_1$$, ... , $$v_n$$\}$ is a basis for a vector space V. Then for any elements $w_1$$, ... , $$w_n$ of a ...
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Matrix representations of linear transformation between bases

Let V and W be vector spaces, and let L: V -> W be a linear transformation between them. A basis for V is E = {$v_1$,...,$v_5$}. A basis for W is F = {$w_1$,...,$w_4$}. On the basis vectors the linear ...
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abs(x)cos(x) in Fourier space

I am working on some problems concerning Fourier Transform and I am facing something I don't understand. I am trying to understand what is the representation of the function f(x)=abs(x)cos(x) in the ...
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Basic Matrix Transformation

The information I have is for a matrix transformation from R^3 to R^3 (denoted by L()), L(a_1) = 3(a_1) and L(2(a_1))= (5,-3,6). Find L(3a_1-22a_1), L(-4a_1), L(0), L(4a_1). What I tried to do was ...
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Looking for a formula to calculate DCT/FFT frequencies when cropping a matrix/image.

Given: A is a matrix of dimensions W1 x H1 . Cropping: Few rows and/or few columns were deleted from matrix A. We got matrix B of dimensions W2 x H2. Not more than 5% of matrix A rows/columns ...
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How to prove this property of a projective transformation?

The copy below is from this book: Sophus Lie, Vorlesungen über Differentialgleichungen mit bekannten Infinitesimalen Transformationen, bearbeitet und herausgegeben von Dr. Georg Wilhelm ...
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How do digital filters work in time domain?

I am trying to understand how do digital filters work and how to actually calculate the output numerically. I have read that they are characterised by a transfer function $H(z)$ which results in a ...
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How does the transformation on a point affect the normal at that point?

Say I have a point in 3D with coordinates $\begin{bmatrix} p_1 \\ p_2 \\p_3 \end{bmatrix}$ and the normal on the point with coordinates $\begin{bmatrix} n_1 \\ n_2 \\n_3 \end{bmatrix}$. Now I apply ...
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Non constant function of two points invariant under Affine transformation proof

Here is the question; Prove that there does not exist any nonconstant function of pairs of distinct points $P,Q\in\mathbb{R}^2$ or of triples of distinct non collinear points $P,Q,R\in\mathbb{R}^2$ ...
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Matrix representations of Transformation with change of basis (Fraleigh Beauregard)

I'm having problems understanding section 7.2 of FB's Linear Algebra, 3rd edition, and I can't find the solution online since no specific name is given to the matrices. Sorry for the long ...
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Impact of the transformation matrix distribution on linear transformation

Let $X$ be a $m\times n$ ($m$: number of records, and $n$: number of attributes) normalized dataset (between $0$ and $1$). Denote $Y=XR$, where $R$ is an $n\times p$ matrix, and $p<n$. I understand ...
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Find the basis of a transformation matrix for an endomorphism

I have a 3x3 transformation matrix $D_{BB} (f)$ with $B$ as a basis of vector space $V$ and $f$ as a diagonalizeable endomorphism $f : V \to V$ given. Basis $B$ is not explicitly given. The entries of ...
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Fourier Transform of rational function

So I have this function: $$f(t)=\frac{1}{(1-it)^{n+1}}$$ And I have the Fourier Transform defined as $$\hat{f}(\lambda)=\frac{1}{\sqrt{2\pi}}\int_\mathbb{R}f(t)e^{-\lambda.it}dt $$ Now my ...
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How does a cropping of a 2D matrix/image affect its DCT transform?

I apologize in advance: since I am not a mathematician, maybe my question is not well defined, but I hope that some of you will still understand my meaning. Given a 2D matrix, or an image of ...
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Rotation operator for a point in a coordinate system linearly derived from Cartesian coordinates

For some experimental and practical reason, I have created a new coordinate system in the form $$x^\prime_i=T_{ij}x_j$$ where $T_{ij}$ isn't a square matrix. $x_i$ is standard Cartesian coordinates, ...
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About representations and transformations under an $SU(n)$ Lie Group

I think my problem is that I misunderstand what "transforms under" really means. Let's take $SU(3)$, for the $\mathbf{3}$ with Dynkin indices $(1,0)$, a state transforms like : $ψ→gψ$. For the ...
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Joint density of two functions of random variable

This is online homework, and I'm not always clear on which chapter questions are from, so I might be completely off base. I have two random variables, $X_1$~UNI(5,10) and $X_2$~UNI(4,10), and then ...
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Let $T : \mathbb{R}^3 \to \mathbb{R}^3$ be a linear trasformation. Find $T(x)$

Let $T : \mathbb{R}^3 \to \mathbb{R}^3$ be a linear trasformation with $T \left(\begin{bmatrix} 1 \\ -2 \\ -1 \\ \end{bmatrix}\right) = \begin{bmatrix} 1 \\ -1 \\ 2 \\ ...
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Linear Transformations, kernels, and Basis for Range

I have the following question and am completely lost on how to start: Let $T: P_{2} \to P_{3}$ be the linear transformation $[T(p)](x) = p^{\prime}(x) + xp(x)$ Find $\ker(T)$ and find a basis for ...
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Rigid Deformation

I'm trying to parse through this paper on using the method of moving least squares for rigid transformations - http://www.cs.rice.edu/~jwarren/research/mls.pdf Under section 2.3, the author mentions ...
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Transformation Matrix of a function

I have the following: (Note: $V^{*}$ is defined as: $V^{*} = \{ L: V \rightarrow \mathbb{R} | \text{L is linear} \}$) Let $V$ be an $\mathbb{R}$-Vectorspace. Let $\phi \in V^{*} \text{ \ } \{0 \}$ ...
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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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Which, if any, of the following polynomials are in Range(t)?

Let T: P^2 ----> P^2 be a linear transformation defined by T(p(x)) = xp'(x) (i) 2 (ii) x^2 (iii)1-x I was hoping someone would show me how to find the range of one of them so I know how to do the ...
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Show that T is a linear transformation.

Let B be an element of $R^{n \times n}$ and define $T(A) = BAB$ for all $A \in R^{n \times n}$. Show that T is a linear transformation. I am completely lost and I do not know how to start this.
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Find linear transformation given kernel

Find linear transformation $F$ in canonical bases given $ F: \Bbb R^4 \to \Bbb R^3 $ $ \ker F=\operatorname{span}\left\{\begin{bmatrix}1\\2\\3\\4\end{bmatrix}, \begin{bmatrix}0\\1\\1\\1\end{bmatrix} ...
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Function inverse mapping [0, +inf) to [0, 1)

I have a measure ($x$) which the domain is $[0, +\infty)$ and measure some sort of variability. I want to create a new measure ($y$) that represents regularity and is inverse related to $x$. It is ...
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How to find the rotation matrix that will align an arbitrary vector to an axis

If I have a vector that starts at the origin, how can I find the transformation matrix that will align it with the positive y-axis. So it basically turns into a positive-y axis? EDIT: I also forgot ...
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Linear operator exists then differentiable?

Let $E_{\text{open}} \subseteq \mathbb{R}^n$, and let $\vec{x_o} \in E$. Let $\vec{f}: E \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^m$. If there exists a linear operator $A: \mathbb{R}^n \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^m$. such ...
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Linear transformation from $R^2$ to $R^2$.

Let $\vec{f}: \mathbb{R}^2 \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^2$, where $\vec{f} (\vec{x}) = (x+y^2, x^3+5y)$ and $\vec{x} = (x,y) \in \mathbb{R}^2$. Let $\vec{h} = (h_1, h_2)$ and $\vec{a} = (1,1) \in ...
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Transformation and properties of matrices

If $T:\mathbb{R}^n \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^m$ is a matrix transformation, does $T$ depend on the dimensions of $\mathbb{R}$? i.e., is $T$ one-one if $m>n$, $m=n$, or $n>m$? Also, say if $T$ is ...
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Matrix Transformation - Using matrix multiplication

How do I use matrix multiplication to find the reflection of (-1,2) about the x axis, y axis and the line y=x?
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Do we lose everything, if the natural transformations in a monad are exactly inverse?

I'm currently explaining monads $$T:{\bf C}\to{\bf C},\hspace{1cm}\eta:1_{\bf C}\to T,\hspace{1cm}\mu:T\circ T\to T,$$ to my brain and the "only" tricky thing are really the identity relations. I ...
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Transformation of ellipsoid to sphere

So I need to find an volume-preservating mapping from an ellipsoid to a ball (solid sphere). (Specifically: x^2/9 + y^2 + z^2 <= 3, but I'd rather understand the general case than just get how to ...
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Transformation matrix from quadrilateral to rectangle

There exists a rectangle somewhere in space with some orientation. A camera from the coordinate center point is looking along the z axis and is seeing the rectangle as a quadrilateral (due to ...
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Transformation Matrix $M_B^B$ of $P_3$ for $B = (1,x,x^2,x^3)$. Is that correct?

I have the following task and just wanted to check weather this is (written) correct(ly). Let $V$ be the vector space of all polynomials of grade $\le 3$ and $f: V \rightarrow V, p \rightarrow p'$ an ...
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Image of $\phi: \mathbb{Q}^{2\times 2} \rightarrow \mathbb{Q}^{2\times 2}, \ A \rightarrow A + A^t$

This question is related to the question I previously asked: Kernel. The following function is given: $$\phi: \mathbb{Q}^{2\times 2} \rightarrow \mathbb{Q}^{2\times 2}, \ A \rightarrow A + A^t$$ ...
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Help on finding eigenvalues of transformation on matrices

T is linear transformation working on 2x2 matrices: T(A) = $\begin{bmatrix}1 & 1\\1 &1\end{bmatrix}$ A as far as I see only 0 is an eigen value but someone told me 2 is eigen value too and ...
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Nilpotent Mappings

Got completely confused with this nilpotent and JCF stuff, need some help. Matrix $A_{n\times n}$ is nilpotent of order K, $1\le k\le 4$ Need to find: a list of all possible dimensions of ...
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Take -log of a Beta distributed R.V.

X1.....Xn~Beta(a,1) Y = -log(X) Use the transformation formula to calculate the pdf of Y. What named distribution does it have? I am confused what method to use here. A beta does not converge to a ...