Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist

The Theory of Distributions
A Nontechnical Introduction

$49.99

  • Date Published: September 1995
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521558907

$ 49.99
Paperback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
eBook


Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available for inspection. However, if you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an inspection copy. To register your interest please contact asiamktg@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • This book is a self-contained introduction to the theory of distributions, sometimes called generalized functions. Most books on this subject are either intuitive or else rigorous but technically demanding. Here, by concentrating on the essential results, the authors have introduced the subject in a way that will most appeal to non-specialists, yet is still mathematically correct. Topics covered include: the Dirac delta function, generalized functions, dipoles, quadrupoles, pseudofunctions and Fourier transforms. The self-contained treatment does not require any knowledge of functional analysis or topological vector spaces; even measure theory is not needed for most of the book. The book, which can be used either to accompany a course or for self-study, is liberally supplied with exercises. It will be a valuable introduction to the theory of distributions and their applications for students or professionals in statistics, physics, engineering and economics.

    • Non-technical yet rigorous
    • Useful resource for professionals interested in applications
    Read more

    Reviews & endorsements

    'A clear and concise introduction that should be especially helpful to graduate students in mathematics.' Choice

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: September 1995
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521558907
    • length: 160 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 156 x 9 mm
    • weight: 0.23kg
    • contains: 11 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Introduction
    2. The elements of distribution theory: Section 1. Basic Definitions and Facts
    Section 2. Convolutions
    3. Examples of distributions
    4. Fourier transforms
    5. Tempered distributions
    6. Extension to higher dimensions
    7. A general definition of multiplication and convolution for distributions
    Appendices
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Authors

    J. Ian Richards, University of Minnesota

    Heekyung K. Youn, University of St Thomas, Minnesota

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×