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Authors: Loday-Richaud, MichèleProvides a thorough discussion and comparison of the theories of k-summability and multisummabilityCan be treated both as a reference book and as a tutorial on the theories of summability and their links to the formal and local analytic aspects of linear ordinary differential equationsIncludes a discussion of the linear Stokes phenomenonThe theories are illustrated with many examples and over 70 color figuresAddressing the question how to “sum” a power series in one variable when it diverges, that is, how to attach to it analytic functions, the volume gives answers by presenting and comparing the various theories of k-summability and multisummability.
Authors: Delabaere, EricFeatures a thorough resurgent analysis of the celebrated non-linear differential equation Painlevé IIncludes new specialized results in the theory of resurgenceFor the first time, higher order Stokes phenomena of Painlevé I are made explicit by means of the so-called bridge equationThe aim of this volume is two-fold. First, to show how the resurgent methods introduced in volume 1 can be applied efficiently in a non-linear setting; to this end further properties of the resurgence theory must be developed.
This popular account of set theory and mathematical logic introduces the reader to modern ideas about infinity and their implications for mathematics. It unifies ideas from set theory and mathematical logic and traces their effects on mainstream mathematical topics of today, such as number theory and combinatorics.The treatment is historical and partly informal, but with due attention to the subtleties of the subject. Ideas are shown to evolve from natural mathematical questions about the nature of infinity and the nature of proof, set against a background of broader questions and developments in mathematics.
Wavelet theory had its origin in quantum field theory, signal analysis, and function space theory. In these areas wavelet-like algorithms replace the classical Fourier-type expansion of a function. This unique new book is an excellent introduction to the basic properties of wavelets, from background math to powerful applications. The authors provide elementary methods for constructing wavelets, and illustrate several new classes of wavelets.
This classic text emphasizes the stochastic processes and the interchange of stimuli between probability and analysis. Non-probabilistic topics include Fourier series and integrals in many variables; the Bochner integral; and the transforms of Plancherel, Laplace, Poisson, and Mellin. Most notable is the systematic presentation of Bochner’s characteristic functional. 1955 edition.
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