An Introduction to Measure Theory

Author: Terence Tao

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 0821869191

Category: Mathematics

Page: 206

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This is a graduate text introducing the fundamentals of measure theory and integration theory, which is the foundation of modern real analysis. The text focuses first on the concrete setting of Lebesgue measure and the Lebesgue integral (which in turn is motivated by the more classical concepts of Jordan measure and the Riemann integral), before moving on to abstract measure and integration theory, including the standard convergence theorems, Fubini's theorem, and the Caratheodory extension theorem. Classical differentiation theorems, such as the Lebesgue and Rademacher differentiation theorems, are also covered, as are connections with probability theory. The material is intended to cover a quarter or semester's worth of material for a first graduate course in real analysis. There is an emphasis in the text on tying together the abstract and the concrete sides of the subject, using the latter to illustrate and motivate the former. The central role of key principles (such as Littlewood's three principles) as providing guiding intuition to the subject is also emphasized. There are a large number of exercises throughout that develop key aspects of the theory, and are thus an integral component of the text. As a supplementary section, a discussion of general problem-solving strategies in analysis is also given. The last three sections discuss optional topics related to the main matter of the book.
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Measure Theory

Author: Paul R. Halmos

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1468494406

Category: Mathematics

Page: 304

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Useful as a text for students and a reference for the more advanced mathematician, this book presents a unified treatment of that part of measure theory most useful for its application in modern analysis. Coverage includes sets and classes, measures and outer measures, Haar measure and measure and topology in groups. From the reviews: "Will serve the interested student to find his way to active and creative work in the field of Hilbert space theory." --MATHEMATICAL REVIEWS
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Handbook of Measure Theory

In two volumes

Author: E. Pap

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080533094

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1632

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The main goal of this Handbook is to survey measure theory with its many different branches and its relations with other areas of mathematics. Mostly aggregating many classical branches of measure theory the aim of the Handbook is also to cover new fields, approaches and applications which support the idea of "measure" in a wider sense, e.g. the ninth part of the Handbook. Although chapters are written of surveys in the various areas they contain many special topics and challenging problems valuable for experts and rich sources of inspiration. Mathematicians from other areas as well as physicists, computer scientists, engineers and econometrists will find useful results and powerful methods for their research. The reader may find in the Handbook many close relations to other mathematical areas: real analysis, probability theory, statistics, ergodic theory, functional analysis, potential theory, topology, set theory, geometry, differential equations, optimization, variational analysis, decision making and others. The Handbook is a rich source of relevant references to articles, books and lecture notes and it contains for the reader's convenience an extensive subject and author index.
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Measure Theory and Probability Theory

Author: Krishna B. Athreya,Soumendra N. Lahiri

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 038732903X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 618

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This is a graduate level textbook on measure theory and probability theory. The book can be used as a text for a two semester sequence of courses in measure theory and probability theory, with an option to include supplemental material on stochastic processes and special topics. It is intended primarily for first year Ph.D. students in mathematics and statistics although mathematically advanced students from engineering and economics would also find the book useful. Prerequisites are kept to the minimal level of an understanding of basic real analysis concepts such as limits, continuity, differentiability, Riemann integration, and convergence of sequences and series. A review of this material is included in the appendix. The book starts with an informal introduction that provides some heuristics into the abstract concepts of measure and integration theory, which are then rigorously developed. The first part of the book can be used for a standard real analysis course for both mathematics and statistics Ph.D. students as it provides full coverage of topics such as the construction of Lebesgue-Stieltjes measures on real line and Euclidean spaces, the basic convergence theorems, L^p spaces, signed measures, Radon-Nikodym theorem, Lebesgue's decomposition theorem and the fundamental theorem of Lebesgue integration on R, product spaces and product measures, and Fubini-Tonelli theorems. It also provides an elementary introduction to Banach and Hilbert spaces, convolutions, Fourier series and Fourier and Plancherel transforms. Thus part I would be particularly useful for students in a typical Statistics Ph.D. program if a separate course on real analysis is not a standard requirement. Part II (chapters 6-13) provides full coverage of standard graduate level probability theory. It starts with Kolmogorov's probability model and Kolmogorov's existence theorem. It then treats thoroughly the laws of large numbers including renewal theory and ergodic theorems with applications and then weak convergence of probability distributions, characteristic functions, the Levy-Cramer continuity theorem and the central limit theorem as well as stable laws. It ends with conditional expectations and conditional probability, and an introduction to the theory of discrete time martingales. Part III (chapters 14-18) provides a modest coverage of discrete time Markov chains with countable and general state spaces, MCMC, continuous time discrete space jump Markov processes, Brownian motion, mixing sequences, bootstrap methods, and branching processes. It could be used for a topics/seminar course or as an introduction to stochastic processes. Krishna B. Athreya is a professor at the departments of mathematics and statistics and a Distinguished Professor in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the Iowa State University. He has been a faculty member at University of Wisconsin, Madison; Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore; Cornell University; and has held visiting appointments in Scandinavia and Australia. He is a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics USA; a fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore; an elected member of the International Statistical Institute; and serves on the editorial board of several journals in probability and statistics. Soumendra N. Lahiri is a professor at the department of statistics at the Iowa State University. He is a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, a fellow of the American Statistical Association, and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute.
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Measure Theory and Integration, Second Edition

Author: M.M. Rao

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824754013

Category: Mathematics

Page: 792

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Significantly revised and expanded, this authoritative reference/text comprehensively describes concepts in measure theory, classical integration, and generalized Riemann integration of both scalar and vector types-providing a complete and detailed review of every aspect of measure and integration theory using valuable examples, exercises, and applications. With more than 170 references for further investigation of the subject, this Second Edition provides more than 60 pages of new information, as well as a new chapter on nonabsolute integrals contains extended discussions on the four basic results of Banach spaces presents an in-depth analysis of the classical integrations with many applications, including integration of nonmeasurable functions, Lebesgue spaces, and their properties details the basic properties and extensions of the Lebesgue-Carathéodory measure theory, as well as the structure and convergence of real measurable functions covers the Stone isomorphism theorem, the lifting theorem, the Daniell method of integration, and capacity theory Measure Theory and Integration, Second Edition is a valuable reference for all pure and applied mathematicians, statisticians, and mathematical analysts, and an outstanding text for all graduate students in these disciplines.
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Measure Theory

A First Course

Author: Carlos S. Kubrusly

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780123708991

Category: Mathematics

Page: 166

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This contemporary first course focuses on concepts and ideas of Measure Theory, highlighting the theoretical side of the subject. Its primary intention is to introduce Measure Theory to a new generation of students, whether in mathematics or in one of the sciences, by offering them on the one hand a text with complete, rigorous and detailed proofs--sketchy proofs have been a perpetual complaint, as demonstrated in the many Amazon reader reviews critical of authors who "omit 'trivial' steps" and "make not-so-obvious 'it is obvious' remarks." On the other hand, Kubrusly offers a unique collection of fully hinted problems. On the other hand, Kubrusly offers a unique collection of fully hinted problems. The author invites the readers to take an active part in the theory construction, thereby offering them a real chance to acquire a firmer grasp on the theory they helped to build. These problems, at the end of each chapter, comprise complements and extensions of the theory, further examples and counterexamples, or auxiliary results. They are an integral part of the main text, which sets them apart from the traditional classroom or homework exercises. JARGON BUSTER: measure theory Measure theory investigates the conditions under which integration can take place. It considers various ways in which the "size" of a set can be estimated. This topic is studied in pure mathematics programs but the theory is also foundational for students of statistics and probability, engineering, and financial engineering. Key Features * Designed with a minimum of prerequisites (intro analysis, and for Ch 5, linear algebra) * Includes 140 classical measure-theory problems * Carefully crafted to present essential elements of the theory in compact form
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Generalized Measure Theory

Author: Zhenyuan Wang,George J. Klir

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387768521

Category: Mathematics

Page: 384

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Generalized Measure Theory examines the relatively new mathematical area of generalized measure theory. The exposition unfolds systematically, beginning with preliminaries and new concepts, followed by a detailed treatment of important new results regarding various types of nonadditive measures and the associated integration theory. The latter involves several types of integrals: Sugeno integrals, Choquet integrals, pan-integrals, and lower and upper integrals. All of the topics are motivated by numerous examples, culminating in a final chapter on applications of generalized measure theory. Some key features of the book include: many exercises at the end of each chapter along with relevant historical and bibliographical notes, an extensive bibliography, and name and subject indices. The work is suitable for a classroom setting at the graduate level in courses or seminars in applied mathematics, computer science, engineering, and some areas of science. A sound background in mathematical analysis is required. Since the book contains many original results by the authors, it will also appeal to researchers working in the emerging area of generalized measure theory.
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Measure theory and Integration

Author: G De Barra

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0857099523

Category: Mathematics

Page: 240

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This text approaches integration via measure theory as opposed to measure theory via integration, an approach which makes it easier to grasp the subject. Apart from its central importance to pure mathematics, the material is also relevant to applied mathematics and probability, with proof of the mathematics set out clearly and in considerable detail. Numerous worked examples necessary for teaching and learning at undergraduate level constitute a strong feature of the book, and after studying statements of results of the theorems, students should be able to attempt the 300 problem exercises which test comprehension and for which detailed solutions are provided. Approaches integration via measure theory, as opposed to measure theory via integration, making it easier to understand the subject Includes numerous worked examples necessary for teaching and learning at undergraduate level Detailed solutions are provided for the 300 problem exercises which test comprehension of the theorems provided
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Measure Theory

Second Edition

Author: Donald L. Cohn

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461469562

Category: Mathematics

Page: 457

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Intended as a self-contained introduction to measure theory, this textbook also includes a comprehensive treatment of integration on locally compact Hausdorff spaces, the analytic and Borel subsets of Polish spaces, and Haar measures on locally compact groups. This second edition includes a chapter on measure-theoretic probability theory, plus brief treatments of the Banach-Tarski paradox, the Henstock-Kurzweil integral, the Daniell integral, and the existence of liftings. Measure Theory provides a solid background for study in both functional analysis and probability theory and is an excellent resource for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in mathematics. The prerequisites for this book are basic courses in point-set topology and in analysis, and the appendices present a thorough review of essential background material.
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Fuzzy Measure Theory

Author: Zhenyuan Wang,George Klir

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475753039

Category: Mathematics

Page: 354

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Providing the first comprehensive treatment of the subject, this groundbreaking work is solidly founded on a decade of concentrated research, some of which is published here for the first time, as well as practical, ''hands on'' classroom experience. The clarity of presentation and abundance of examples and exercises make it suitable as a graduate level text in mathematics, decision making, artificial intelligence, and engineering courses.
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Measure Theory and Integration

Author: Michael Eugene Taylor

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 0821841807

Category: Mathematics

Page: 319

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This self-contained treatment of measure and integration begins with a brief review of the Riemann integral and proceeds to a construction of Lebesgue measure on the real line. From there the reader is led to the general notion of measure, to the construction of the Lebesgue integral on a measure space, and to the major limit theorems, such as the Monotone and Dominated Convergence Theorems. The treatment proceeds to $L^p$ spaces, normed linear spaces that are shown to be complete (i.e., Banach spaces) due to the limit theorems. Particular attention is paid to $L^2$ spaces as Hilbert spaces, with a useful geometrical structure. Having gotten quickly to the heart of the matter, the text proceeds to broaden its scope. There are further constructions of measures, including Lebesgue measure on $n$-dimensional Euclidean space. There are also discussions of surface measure, and more generally of Riemannian manifolds and the measures they inherit, and an appendix on the integration of differential forms. Further geometric aspects are explored in a chapter on Hausdorff measure. The text also treats probabilistic concepts, in chapters on ergodic theory, probability spaces and random variables, Wiener measure and Brownian motion, and martingales. This text will prepare graduate students for more advanced studies in functional analysis, harmonic analysis, stochastic analysis, and geometric measure theory.
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Measure Theory and Probability

Author: Malcolm Adams,Victor Guillemin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461207797

Category: Mathematics

Page: 206

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"...the text is user friendly to the topics it considers and should be very accessible...Instructors and students of statistical measure theoretic courses will appreciate the numerous informative exercises; helpful hints or solution outlines are given with many of the problems. All in all, the text should make a useful reference for professionals and students."—The Journal of the American Statistical Association
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Measure Theory

Author: Vladimir I. Bogachev

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540345140

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1075

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This book giving an exposition of the foundations of modern measure theory offers three levels of presentation: a standard university graduate course, an advanced study containing some complements to the basic course, and, finally, more specialized topics partly covered by more than 850 exercises with detailed hints and references. Bibliographical comments and an extensive bibliography with 2000 works covering more than a century are provided.
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Measure Theory

Author: D. H. Fremlin

Publisher: Torres Fremlin

ISBN: 0953812944

Category: Fourier analysis

Page: 945

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Probability and Measure Theory

Author: Robert B. Ash,Catherine Doléans-Dade

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780120652020

Category: Mathematics

Page: 516

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Probability and Measure Theory, Second Edition, is a text for a graduate-level course in probability that includes essential background topics in analysis. It provides extensive coverage of conditional probability and expectation, strong laws of large numbers, martingale theory, the central limit theorem, ergodic theory, and Brownian motion. * Clear, readable style * Solutions to many problems presented in text * Solutions manual for instructors * Material new to the second edition on ergodic theory, Brownian motion, and convergence theorems used in statistics * No knowledge of general topology required, just basic analysis and metric spaces * Efficient organization
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TOPICS IN MEASURE THEORY AND REAL ANALYSIS

Author: Alexander Kharazishvili

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9491216368

Category: Mathematics

Page: 461

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This book highlights various topics on measure theory and vividly demonstrates that the different questions of this theory are closely connected with the central measure extension problem. Several important aspects of the measure extension problem are considered separately: set-theoretical, topological and algebraic. Also, various combinations (e.g., algebraic-topological) of these aspects are discussed by stressing their specific features. Several new methods are presented for solving the above mentioned problem in concrete situations. In particular, the following new results are obtained: the measure extension problem is completely solved for invariant or quasi-invariant measures on solvable uncountable groups; non-separable extensions of invariant measures are constructed by using their ergodic components; absolutely non-measurable additive functionals are constructed for certain classes of measures; the structure of algebraic sums of measure zero sets is investigated. The material presented in this book is essentially self-contained and is oriented towards a wide audience of mathematicians (including postgraduate students). New results and facts given in the book are based on (or closely connected with) traditional topics of set theory, measure theory and general topology such as: infinite combinatorics, Martin's Axiom and the Continuum Hypothesis, Luzin and Sierpinski sets, universal measure zero sets, theorems on the existence of measurable selectors, regularity properties of Borel measures on metric spaces, and so on. Essential information on these topics is also included in the text (primarily, in the form of Appendixes or Exercises), which enables potential readers to understand the proofs and follow the constructions in full details. This not only allows the book to be used as a monograph but also as a course of lectures for students whose interests lie in set theory, real analysis, measure theory and general topology.
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Introduction to Measure Theory and Integration

Author: Luigi Ambrosio,Giuseppe Da Prato,Andrea C.G. Mennucci

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 8876423869

Category: Mathematics

Page: 198

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This textbook collects the notes for an introductory course in measure theory and integration. The course was taught by the authors to undergraduate students of the Scuola Normale Superiore, in the years 2000-2011. The goal of the course was to present, in a quick but rigorous way, the modern point of view on measure theory and integration, putting Lebesgue's Euclidean space theory into a more general context and presenting the basic applications to Fourier series, calculus and real analysis. The text can also pave the way to more advanced courses in probability, stochastic processes or geometric measure theory. Prerequisites for the book are a basic knowledge of calculus in one and several variables, metric spaces and linear algebra. All results presented here, as well as their proofs, are classical. The authors claim some originality only in the presentation and in the choice of the exercises. Detailed solutions to the exercises are provided in the final part of the book.
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Measure Theory

Author: J.L. Doob

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461208777

Category: Mathematics

Page: 212

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This text is unique in accepting probability theory as an essential part of measure theory. Therefore, many examples are taken from probability, and probabilistic concepts such as independence and Markov processes are integrated into the text. Also, more attention than usual is paid to the role of algebras, and the metric defining the distance between sets as the measure of their symmetric difference is exploited more than is customary.
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MEASURE THEORY AND PROBABILITY

Author: A. K. BASU

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120343859

Category: Mathematics

Page: 240

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This compact and well-received book, now in its second edition, is a skilful combination of measure theory and probability. For, in contrast to many books where probability theory is usually developed after a thorough exposure to the theory and techniques of measure and integration, this text develops the Lebesgue theory of measure and integration, using probability theory as the motivating force. What distinguishes the text is the illustration of all theorems by examples and applications. A section on Stieltjes integration assists the student in understanding the later text better. For easy understanding and presentation, this edition has split some long chapters into smaller ones. For example, old Chapter 3 has been split into Chapters 3 and 9, and old Chapter 11 has been split into Chapters 11, 12 and 13. The book is intended for the first-year postgraduate students for their courses in Statistics and Mathematics (pure and applied), computer science, and electrical and industrial engineering. KEY FEATURES : Measure theory and probability are well integrated. Exercises are given at the end of each chapter, with solutions provided separately. A section is devoted to large sample theory of statistics, and another to large deviation theory (in the Appendix).
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