Theory of p-adic Distributions

Theory of p-adic Distributions : Linear and Nonlinear Models

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This 2010 book was the first devoted to the theory of p-adic wavelets and pseudo-differential equations in the framework of distribution theory. This relatively recent theory has become increasingly important in the last decade with exciting applications in a variety of fields, including biology, image analysis, psychology, and information science. p-Adic mathematical physics also plays an important role in quantum mechanics and quantum field theory, the theory of strings, quantum gravity and cosmology, and solid state physics. The authors include many new results, some of which constitute new areas in p-adic analysis related to the theory of distributions, such as wavelet theory, the theory of pseudo-differential operators and equations, asymptotic methods, and harmonic analysis. Any researcher working with applications of p-adic analysis will find much of interest in this book. Its extended introduction and self-contained presentation also make it accessible to graduate students approaching the theory for the first time.show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text | 368 pages
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1139119281
  • 9781139119283

Table of contents

Preface; 1. p-Adic numbers; 2. p-Adic functions; 3. p-Adic integration theory; 4. p-Adic distributions; 5. Some results from p-adic L- and L- theories; 6. The theory of associated and quasi associated homogeneous p-adic distributions; 7. p-Adic Lizorkin spaces of test functions and distributions; 8. The theory of p-adic wavelets; 9. Pseudo-differential operators on the p-adic Lizorkin spaces; 10. Pseudo-differential equations; 11. p-Adic Schrodinger-type operator with point interactions; 12. Distributional asymptotics and p-adic Tauberian theorems; 13. Asymptotics of the p-adic singular Fourier integrals; 14. Nonlinear theories of p-adic generalized functions; A. The theory of associated and quasi associated homogeneous real distributions; B. Two identities; C. Proof of a theorem on weak asymptotic expansions; D. One 'natural' way to introduce a measure on Q; References; Index.show more

Review quote

"... constitutes a relevant contribution to the study of wavelets and multiresolution analysis, as well as to the study of linear and semilinear evolution equations via wavelets, in a p-adic setting." W.A. Zuniga Galindo, Mathematical Reviewsshow more

About Sergio Albeverio

S. Albeverio is Professor in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Bonn, Germany. A. Yu. Khrennikov is Professor of Applied Mathematics and Director of the International Center for Mathematical Modeling in Physics, Engineering and Cognitive Sciences at Vaxjo University, Sweden. V. M. Shelkovich is Professor in the Mathematical Department at the St Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Russia.show more