Classical and Modern Methods in Summability

Hardcover | December 15, 2000

byJohann Boos, Peter Cass

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Summability is a mathematical topic with a long tradition and many applications in, for example, function theory, number theory, and stochastics. It was originally based on classical analytical methods, but was strongly influenced by modern functional analytical methods during the last sevendecades. The present book aims to introduce the reader to the wide field of summability and its applications, and provides an overview of the most important classical and modern methods used. Part I contains a short general introduction to summability, the basic classical theory concerning mainlyinclusion theorems and theorems of the Silverman-Toeplitz type, a presentation of the most important classes of summability methods, Tauberian theorems, and applications of matrix methods. The proofs in Part I are exclusively done by applying classical analytical methods. Part II is concerned withmodern functional analytical methods in summability, and contains the essential functional analytical basis required in later parts of the book, topologization of sequence spaces as K- and KF-spaces, domains of matrix methods as FK-spaces and their topological structure. In this part the proofs areof functional analytical nature only. Part III of the present book deals with topics in summability and topological sequence spaces which require the combination of classical and modern methods. It covers investigations of the constistency of matrix methods and of the bounded domain of matrixmethods via Saks space theory, and the presentation of some aspects in topological sequence spaces. Lecturers, graduate students, and researchers working in summability and related topics will find this book a useful introduction and reference work.

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Summability is a mathematical topic with a long tradition and many applications in, for example, function theory, number theory, and stochastics. It was originally based on classical analytical methods, but was strongly influenced by modern functional analytical methods during the last sevendecades. The present book aims to introduce...

J. Boos, Professor of Mathematics, FernUniversitat-Gesamthochschule Hagen, Germany.
Format:HardcoverPublished:December 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019850165X

ISBN - 13:9780198501657

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PrefacePart I: Classical methods in summability and applications1. Convergence and divergence2. Matrix methods: Basic classical theory3. Special summability methods4. Tauberian Theorems5. Application of matrix methodsPart II: Functional analytic methods in summability6. Functional analytic basis7. Topological sequence spaces: K- and FK-spaces8. Matrix methods: Structure of the domainsPart III: Combining classical and functional analytic methods9. Consistency of matrix methods10. Saks spaces and bounded domains11. Some aspects of Topological Sequence SpacesBibliographyIndex

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" This book will serve as a strong stimulus to interest new researchers in summability" Zentralblatt Mathematik