MATH 472/572 - HOMEWORK PROBLEMS - Fall 2019

Numbering refers to our textbook.

Homework 10 (due on Thursday 11/7/19): Do at least two of the problems.

  • Chapter 10: Exercise 10.5 (the Shannon MRA).
  • Chapter 10: Exercise 10.39 (Shannon low-pass and high-pass filters satisfy a QMF condition).
  • Chapter 10: Exercise 10.8 (integer translates phi_{j,k} for fixed j, k in Z, form an orthonormal basis for the approximation spaces V_j of an orthogonal MRA).
  • Chapter 10: Exercise 10.17 (detail subspace W_j is a dilation of W_0).
    Reading Assignment: Chapters 10-11.

    Homework 9 (due on Thursday 10/31/19): Do at least two of the three problems.

  • Chapter 9: Exercise 9.8 (Fourier transform of a Gabor function is a Gabor function).
  • Chapter 9: Exercise 9.14 (the continuous Gabor transform).
  • Chapter 9: Exercise 9.22 (Shannon functions form an orthonormal basis).
    Reading Assignment: Chapter 9.

    Homework 8 (due on Friday 10/25/19):

  • Chapter 8: Exercise 8.26 (time-frequency dictionary in S').
  • Chapter 8: Exercise 8.30 (derivatives and antiderivatives of the delta distribution).
    Reading Assignment: Chapter 8.

    Homework 7 (due on Thursday 10/17/19): Do at least three of the following five problems.

  • Chapter 7: Exercise 7.11 (Gaussian is a Schwartz function, and is its own Fourier transform).
  • Chapter 7: Exercise 7.13(b)-(g) (Time frequency dictionary in the Schwartz class).
  • Chapter 7: Exercises 7.19 and 7.20 (Shwartz class closed under convolution and interplay between convolution and product. Note that you'll need the inversion formula for (j).)
  • Chapter 7: Prove Theorem 7.24 (Convolution of a Schwartz function f with an approximation of the identity converges uniformly to f).
  • Chapter 7: Exercise 7.32 (Polarization identity in S(R)).
    Reading Assignment: Chapter 7.

    Homework 6 (due on Tuesday 10/8/19): Do at least three of the following four itemized assignments.

  • Chapter 6: Exercises 6.30 AND 6.32 (interplay of circular convolution with discrete Fourier transform DFT and shift invariance).
  • Chapter 6: Exercise 6.35 ({v_n} is an o.n. basis in C^N iff {\hat{V_n}} is an o.n. basis in C^N, \hat{v_n} is the DFT of v_n, a vector in C^N).
  • Chapter 6: Exercise 6.37 (compute DFT of Haar vectors and "verify" that the more localized in space the least localized in frequency and vice versa).
  • Chapter 6: Exercise 6.44 (rewrite the Haar vectors as dilation and shifts of the Haar function h_1 in our original labeling h_n, with 0<= n <= N-1.)
    Reading Assignment: Chapter 6.

    Homework 5 (due Thursday 9/26/19): Choose at least three problems from the following list.

  • Chapter 5: Exercise 5.32 (equivalent conditions for a complete orthonormal system).
  • Chapter 5: Exercise 5.34 (orthogonal projection and best approximation lemma in L^2(T)).
  • Chapter 6: Exercise 6.3 (verify that the Fourier vectors in C^N form and orthonormal basis).
  • Chapter 6: Exercises 6.13 and 6.14 (Orthonormality property and uniqueness of dual basis
    Reading Assignment: Sections 6.1, 6.2

    Homework 4 (due on Thursday 9/19/19): Choose at least three problems from the following list.

  • Prove the Cauchy-Schwarz inequality for any inner-product vector space. Use it to deduce the triangle inequality for the norm induced by the inner product.
  • Chapter 2: Exercise 2.27 (L^p(I) spaces, I bounded interval are nested).
  • Chapter 5: Exercise 5.8 (show that little ell-2 (Z) is a complete inner-product vector space (A^N is the Nth sequence in a sequence of sequences, not to be confused with a power).
  • Chapter 5: Exercise 5.17 (inner product in L^2 coincides with inner product in little ell-2 of the Fourier coefficients).

    Reading Assignment: Chapter 5, and you may find useful information in Sections 2.1.2-2.1.3 and in Appendixes A.1 and A.2.

    Homework 3 (due on Thursday 9/12/19): Choose at least two problems from the following list of three..

  • Chapter 4: Exercise 4.16 (Convolution improves smoothness).
  • Chapter 4: Exercises 4.17 and 4.18 (Convolution with trig polynomial returns trig polynomial, translations correspond to modulations).
  • Chapter 4: Exercises 4.30 and 4.31 (closed formula for the Fejer kernel and they are good kernels).

    Reading Assignment: Chapter 4.

    Homework 2 (due on Thursday 9/5/19): Choose at least two problems from the following list.

  • Chapter 3: Exercise 3.22 (decay of Fourier coefficients of Lipschitz functions).
  • Chapter 3: Exercise 3.25 (about the plucked string).
  • Chapter 4: Exercise 4.5 (Show analitically that L^1 norm of D_N grows like log N or provide numerical evidence).
    Reading assignment: Chapter 3 and 4 (go back to Chapter 2 as needed).

    Homework 1 (due on Thursday 8/29/19): Choose at least two problems from the following list.

  • Chapter 2: Prove the Weierstarss M-Test (Theorem 2.55).
  • Chapter 3: Exercise 3.1 (Matlab exploration of Gibb's phenomenon).
  • Chapter 3: Exercise 3.11 (sequences and averages).
    Reading assignment: Chapter 3.

    Warmup Homework (due on Thursday 8/22/19):

  • Chapter 1: Exercise 1.2. A convergent trigonometric series can be written in terms of sine and cosines (with coefficients a_n and b_n as in equation (1.1)) or in terms of complex exponentials (with coefficients c_n as in equation (1.2)). Write formulas relating coefficients {c_n} to coefficients {a_n, b_n} and vice versa.
  • Chapter 1: verify the orthonormality of the complex exponentials (that is make sure you believe equation (1.6) specifically the last equality needs some justification).
    Reading assignment: Chapter 1.

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    Last updated: November 03, 2019