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Green"s function methods in probability theory

Julian Keilson

Green"s function methods in probability theory

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Published by Charles Griffin & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Probabilities.,
  • Green"s functions.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 199-204.

    StatementJulian Keilson.
    SeriesGriffin"s statistical monographs & courses -- no. 17., Griffin"s statistical monographs & courses -- no. 17.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 220 p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14217230M

    The conditions under which this method is valid require careful examination. However, the theory of Green's functions obtains a more complete and regular form over the theory of distributions, or generalized functions. As will be seen, the theory of Green's functions provides an extremely elegant procedure of solving differential equations.   The primary topics include: theory of analytic functions, integral transforms, generalized functions, eigenfunction expansions, Green functions, and boundary-value problems. The course is designed to prepare students for advanced treatments of electromagnetic theory and quantum mechanics, but the methods and applications are more general. MATH Probability and Statistics - Syllabus Fall Semester Instructor: Lei, Yue (office: S&E , e-mail: [email protected]) Lectures: Lectures concentrate on introducing new concepts and discussing essential aspects of the theory. Ex-amples are chosen based on their relevance to illustrate the concepts. Lecture time: MWF – am in room COB


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