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De Carli, Laura; Samad, Gohin Shaikh
One-parameter groups of operators and discrete Hilbert transforms
We show that the discrete Hilbert transform and the discrete Kak-Hilbert transform are infinitesimal generator of one-parameter groups of operators in $\ell^2$.

Keywords:discrete Hilbert transform, groups of operators, isometries
Categories:42A45, 42A50, 41A44

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Akbari, Saieed; Miraftab, Babak; Nikandish, Reza
Co-Maximal Graphs of Subgroups of Groups
Let $H$ be a group. The co-maximal graph of subgroups of $H$, denoted by $\Gamma(H)$, is a graph whose vertices are non-trivial and proper subgroups of $H$ and two distinct vertices $L$ and $K$ are adjacent in $\Gamma(H)$ if and only if $H=LK$. In this paper, we study the connectivity, diameter, clique number and vertex chromatic number of $\Gamma(H)$. For instance, we show that if $\Gamma(H)$ has no isolated vertex, then $\Gamma(H)$ is connected with diameter at most $3$. Also, we characterize all finite groups whose co-maximal graphs are connected. Among other results, we show that if $H$ is a finitely generated solvable group and $\Gamma(H)$ is connected and moreover the degree of a maximal subgroup is finite, then $H$ is finite. Furthermore, we show that the degree of each vertex in the co-maximal graph of a general linear group over an algebraically closed field is zero or infinite.

Keywords:co-maximal graphs of subgroups of groups, diameter, nilpotent group, solvable group
Categories:05C25, 05E15, 20D10, 20D15

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Jahan, Qaiser
Characterization of low-pass filters on local fields of positive characteristic
In this article, we give necessary and sufficient conditions on a function to be a low-pass filter on a local field $K$ of positive characteristic associated to the scaling function for multiresolution analysis of $L^2(K)$. We use probability and martingale methods to provide such a characterization.

Keywords:multiresolution analysis, local field, low-pass filter, scaling function, probability, conditional probability and martingales
Categories:42C40, 42C15, 43A70, 11S85

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Mihăilescu, Mihai; Moroşanu, Gheorghe
Eigenvalues of $-\Delta_p -\Delta_q$ under Neumann boundary condition
The eigenvalue problem $-\Delta_p u-\Delta_q u=\lambda|u|^{q-2}u$ with $p\in(1,\infty)$, $q\in(2,\infty)$, $p\neq q$ subject to the corresponding homogeneous Neumann boundary condition is investigated on a bounded open set with smooth boundary from $\mathbb{R}^N$ with $N\geq 2$. A careful analysis of this problem leads us to a complete description of the set of eigenvalues as being a precise interval $(\lambda_1, +\infty )$ plus an isolated point $\lambda =0$. This comprehensive result is strongly related to our framework which is complementary to the well-known case $p=q\neq 2$ for which a full description of the set of eigenvalues is still unavailable.

Keywords:eigenvalue problem, Sobolev space, Nehari manifold, variational methods
Categories:35J60, 35J92, 46E30, 49R05

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Khavinson, Dmitry; Lundberg, Erik; Render, Hermann
The Dirichlet problem for the slab with entire data and a difference equation for harmonic functions
It is shown that the Dirichlet problem for the slab $(a,b) \times \mathbb{R}^{d}$ with entire boundary data has an entire solution. The proof is based on a generalized Schwarz reflection principle. Moreover, it is shown that for a given entire harmonic function $g$ the inhomogeneous difference equation $h ( t+1,y) -h (t,y) =g ( t,y)$ has an entire harmonic solution $h$.

Keywords:reflection principle, entire harmonic function, analytic continuation
Categories:31B20, 31B05

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Deng, Shaoqiang; Hu, Zhiguang; Li, Jifu
Cohomogeneity one Randers metrics
An action of a Lie group $G$ on a smooth manifold $M$ is called cohomogeneity one if the orbit space $M/G$ is of dimension $1$. A Finsler metric $F$ on $M$ is called invariant if $F$ is invariant under the action of $G$. In this paper, we study invariant Randers metrics on cohomogeneity one manifolds. We first give a sufficient and necessary condition for the existence of invariant Randers metrics on cohomogeneity one manifolds. Then we obtain some results on invariant Killing vector fields on the cohomogeneity one manifolds and use that to deduce some sufficient and necessary condition for a cohomogeneity one Randers metric to be Einstein.

Keywords:cohomogeneity one actions, normal geodesics, invariant vector fields, Randers metrics
Categories:53C30, 53C60

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Clay, Adam; Desmarais, Colin; Naylor, Patrick
Testing bi-orderability of knot groups
We investigate the bi-orderability of two-bridge knot groups and the groups of knots with 12 or fewer crossings by applying recent theorems of Chiswell, Glass and Wilson. Amongst all knots with 12 or fewer crossings (of which there are 2977), previous theorems were only able to determine bi-orderability of 499 of the corresponding knot groups. With our methods we are able to deal with 191 more.

Keywords:knots, fundamental groups, orderable groups
Categories:57M25, 57M27, 06F15

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García-Pacheco, Francisco Javier; Hill, Justin R.
Geometric characterizations of Hilbert spaces
We study some geometric properties related to the set $\Pi_X:= \{ (x,x^* )\in\mathsf{S}_X\times \mathsf{S}_{X^*}:x^* (x )=1 \}$ obtaining two characterizations of Hilbert spaces in the category of Banach spaces. We also compute the distance of a generic element $ (h,k )\in H\oplus_2 H$ to $\Pi_H$ for $H$ a Hilbert space.

Keywords:Hilbert space, extreme point, smooth, $\mathsf{L}^2$-summands
Categories:46B20, 46C05

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Dimassi, Mouez
Semi-classical asymptotics for Schrödinger operator with oscillating decaying potential
We study the distribution of the discrete spectrum of the Schrödinger operator perturbed by a fast oscillating decaying potential depending on a small parameter $h$.

Keywords:periodic Schrödinger operator, semi-classical asymptotics, effective Hamiltonian, asymptotic expansion, spectral shift function
Categories:81Q10, 35P20, 47A55, 47N50, 81Q15

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Dolžan, David
The metric dimension of the total graph of a finite commutative ring
We study the total graph of a finite commutative ring. We calculate its metric dimension in the case when the Jacobson radical of the ring is nontrivial and we examine the metric dimension of the total graph of a product of at most two fields, obtaining either exact values in some cases or bounds in other, depending on the number of elements in the respective fields.

Keywords:total graph, finite ring, metric dimension
Categories:13M99, 05E40

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Otsubo, Noriyuki
Homology of the Fermat tower and universal measures for Jacobi sums
We give a precise description of the homology group of the Fermat curve as a cyclic module over a group ring. As an application, we prove the freeness of the profinite homology of the Fermat tower. This allows us to define measures, an equivalent of Anderson's adelic beta functions, in a similar manner to Ihara's definition of $\ell$-adic universal power series for Jacobi sums. We give a simple proof of the interpolation property using a motivic decomposition of the Fermat curve.

Keywords:Fermat curves, Ihara-Anderson theory, Jacobi sums
Categories:11S80, 11G15, 11R18

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Chen, Chung-Chuan
Recurrence of cosine operator functions on groups
In this note, we study the recurrence and topologically multiple recurrence of a sequence of operators on Banach spaces. In particular, we give a sufficient and necessary condition for a cosine operator function, induced by a sequence of operators on the Lebesgue space of a locally compact group, to be topologically multiply recurrent.

Keywords:topologically multiple recurrence, recurrence, topological transitivity, hypercyclicity, cosine operator function
Categories:47A16, 54B20, 43A15

13. CMB 2016 (vol 59 pp. 417)

Song, Hongxue; Chen, Caisheng; Yan, Qinglun
Existence of Multiple Solutions for a $p$-Laplacian System in $\textbf{R}^{N}$ with Sign-changing Weight Functions
In this paper, we consider the quasi-linear elliptic problem \[ \left\{ \begin{aligned} & -M \left(\int_{\mathbb{R}^{N}}|x|^{-ap}|\nabla u|^{p}dx \right){\rm div} \left(|x|^{-ap}|\nabla u|^{p-2}\nabla u \right) \\ & \qquad=\frac{\alpha}{\alpha+\beta}H(x)|u|^{\alpha-2}u|v|^{\beta}+\lambda h_{1}(x)|u|^{q-2}u, \\ & -M \left(\int_{\mathbb{R}^{N}}|x|^{-ap}|\nabla v|^{p}dx \right){\rm div} \left(|x|^{-ap}|\nabla v|^{p-2}\nabla v \right) \\ & \qquad=\frac{\beta}{\alpha+\beta}H(x)|v|^{\beta-2}v|u|^{\alpha}+\mu h_{2}(x)|v|^{q-2}v, \\ &u(x)\gt 0,\quad v(x)\gt 0, \quad x\in \mathbb{R}^{N} \end{aligned} \right. \] where $\lambda, \mu\gt 0$, $1\lt p\lt N$, $1\lt q\lt p\lt p(\tau+1)\lt \alpha+\beta\lt p^{*}=\frac{Np}{N-p}$, $0\leq a\lt \frac{N-p}{p}$, $a\leq b\lt a+1$, $d=a+1-b\gt 0$, $M(s)=k+l s^{\tau}$, $k\gt 0$, $l, \tau\geq0$ and the weight $H(x), h_{1}(x), h_{2}(x)$ are continuous functions which change sign in $\mathbb{R}^{N}$. We will prove that the problem has at least two positive solutions by using the Nehari manifold and the fibering maps associated with the Euler functional for this problem.

Keywords:Nehari manifold, quasilinear elliptic system, $p$-Laplacian operator, concave and convex nonlinearities
Category:35J66

14. CMB 2016 (vol 59 pp. 234)

Beardon, Alan F.
Non-discrete Frieze Groups
The classification of Euclidean frieze groups into seven conjugacy classes is well known, and many articles on recreational mathematics contain frieze patterns that illustrate these classes. However, it is only possible to draw these patterns because the subgroup of translations that leave the pattern invariant is (by definition) cyclic, and hence discrete. In this paper we classify the conjugacy classes of frieze groups that contain a non-discrete subgroup of translations, and clearly these groups cannot be represented pictorially in any practical way. In addition, this discussion sheds light on why there are only seven conjugacy classes in the classical case.

Keywords:frieze groups, isometry groups
Categories:51M04, 51N30, 20E45

15. CMB 2016 (vol 59 pp. 326)

Jiang, Chunlan; Shi, Rui
On the Uniqueness of Jordan Canonical Form Decompositions of Operators by $K$-theoretical Data
In this paper, we develop a generalized Jordan canonical form theorem for a certain class of operators in $\mathcal {L}(\mathcal {H})$. A complete criterion for similarity for this class of operators in terms of $K$-theory for Banach algebras is given.

Keywords:strongly irreducible operator, similarity invariant, reduction theory of von Neumann algebras, $K$-theory
Categories:47A15, 47C15, 47A65

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Su, Huadong
On the Diameter of Unitary Cayley Graphs of Rings
The unitary Cayley graph of a ring $R$, denoted $\Gamma(R)$, is the simple graph defined on all elements of $R$, and where two vertices $x$ and $y$ are adjacent if and only if $x-y$ is a unit in $R$. The largest distance between all pairs of vertices of a graph $G$ is called the diameter of $G$, and is denoted by ${\rm diam}(G)$. It is proved that for each integer $n\geq1$, there exists a ring $R$ such that ${\rm diam}(\Gamma(R))=n$. We also show that ${\rm diam}(\Gamma(R))\in \{1,2,3,\infty\}$ for a ring $R$ with $R/J(R)$ self-injective and classify all those rings with ${\rm diam}(\Gamma(R))=1$, 2, 3 and $\infty$, respectively.

Keywords:unitary Cayley graph, diameter, $k$-good, unit sum number, self-injective ring
Categories:05C25, 16U60, 05C12

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De Nicola, Antonio; Yudin, Ivan
Generalized Goldberg Formula
In this paper we prove a useful formula for the graded commutator of the Hodge codifferential with the left wedge multiplication by a fixed $p$-form acting on the de Rham algebra of a Riemannian manifold. Our formula generalizes a formula stated by Samuel I. Goldberg for the case of 1-forms. As first examples of application we obtain new identities on locally conformally Kähler manifolds and quasi-Sasakian manifolds. Moreover, we prove that under suitable conditions a certain subalgebra of differential forms in a compact manifold is quasi-isomorphic as a CDGA to the full de Rham algebra.

Keywords:graded commutator, Hodge codifferential, Hodge laplacian, de Rham cohomology, locally conformal Kaehler manifold, quasi-Sasakian manifold
Categories:53C25, 53D35

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Kachmar, Ayman
A new formula for the energy of bulk superconductivity
The energy of a type II superconductor submitted to an external magnetic field of intensity close to the second critical field is given by the celebrated Abrikosov energy. If the external magnetic field is comparable to and below the second critical field, the energy is given by a reference function obtained as a special (thermodynamic) limit of a non-linear energy. In this note, we give a new formula for this reference energy. In particular, we obtain it as a special limit of a linear energy defined over configurations normalized in the $L^4$-norm.

Keywords:Ginzburg-Landau functional
Categories:35B40, 35P15, 35Q56

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Abdallah, Nancy
On Hodge Theory of Singular Plane Curves
The dimensions of the graded quotients of the cohomology of a plane curve complement $U=\mathbb P^2 \setminus C$ with respect to the Hodge filtration are described in terms of simple geometrical invariants. The case of curves with ordinary singularities is discussed in detail. We also give a precise numerical estimate for the difference between the Hodge filtration and the pole order filtration on $H^2(U,\mathbb C)$.

Keywords:plane curves, Hodge and pole order filtrations
Categories:32S35, 32S22, 14H50

20. CMB 2016 (vol 59 pp. 279)

Dimca, Alexandru
The Poincaré-Deligne Polynomial of Milnor Fibers of Triple Point Line Arrangements is Combinatorially Determined
Using a recent result by S. Papadima and A. Suciu, we show that the equivariant Poincaré-Deligne polynomial of the Milnor fiber of a projective line arrangement having only double and triple points is combinatorially determined.

Keywords:line arrangement, Milnor fiber, monodromy, mixed Hodge structures
Categories:32S22, 32S35, 32S25, 32S55

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Feng, Zhaosheng; Jiang, Yongxin; Wang, Wei
Spatial Homogenization of Stochastic Wave Equation with Large Interaction
A dynamical approximation of a stochastic wave equation with large interaction is derived. A random invariant manifold is discussed. By a key linear transformation, the random invariant manifold is shown to be close to the random invariant manifold of a second-order stochastic ordinary differential equation.

Keywords:stochastic wave equation, homogeneous system, approximation, random invariant manifold, Neumann boundary condition
Categories:60F10, 60H15, 35Q55

22. CMB 2016 (vol 59 pp. 403)

Zargar, Majid Rahro; Zakeri, Hossein
On Flat and Gorenstein Flat Dimensions of Local Cohomology Modules
Let $\mathfrak{a}$ be an ideal of a Noetherian local ring $R$ and let $C$ be a semidualizing $R$-module. For an $R$-module $X$, we denote any of the quantities $\mathfrak{d}_R X$, $\operatorname{\mathsf{Gfd}}_R X$ and $\operatorname{\mathsf{G_C-fd}}_RX$ by $\operatorname{\mathsf{T}}(X)$. Let $M$ be an $R$-module such that $\operatorname{H}_{\mathfrak{a}}^i(M)=0$ for all $i\neq n$. It is proved that if $\operatorname{\mathsf{T}}(X)\lt \infty$, then $\operatorname{\mathsf{T}}(\operatorname{H}_{\mathfrak{a}}^n(M))\leq\operatorname{\mathsf{T}}(M)+n$ and the equality holds whenever $M$ is finitely generated. With the aid of these results, among other things, we characterize Cohen-Macaulay modules, dualizing modules and Gorenstein rings.

Keywords:flat dimension, Gorenstein injective dimension, Gorenstein flat dimension, local cohomology, relative Cohen-Macaulay module, semidualizing module
Categories:13D05, 13D45, 18G20

23. CMB 2016 (vol 59 pp. 346)

Krantz, Steven
On a Theorem of Bers, with Applications to the Study of Automorphism Groups of Domains
We study and generalize a classical theorem of L. Bers that classifies domains up to biholomorphic equivalence in terms of the algebras of holomorphic functions on those domains. Then we develop applications of these results to the study of domains with noncompact automorphism group.

Keywords:Bers's theorem, algebras of holomorphic functions, noncompact automorphism group, biholomorphic equivalence
Categories:32A38, 30H50, 32A10, 32M99

24. CMB 2016 (vol 59 pp. 225)

Atıcı, Ferhan M.; Yaldız, Hatice
Convex Functions on Discrete Time Domains
In this paper, we introduce the definition of a convex real valued function $f$ defined on the set of integers, ${\mathbb{Z}}$. We prove that $f$ is convex on ${\mathbb{Z}}$ if and only if $\Delta^{2}f \geq 0$ on ${\mathbb{Z}}$. As a first application of this new concept, we state and prove discrete Hermite-Hadamard inequality using the basics of discrete calculus (i.e. the calculus on ${\mathbb{Z}}$). Second, we state and prove the discrete fractional Hermite-Hadamard inequality using the basics of discrete fractional calculus. We close the paper by defining the convexity of a real valued function on any time scale.

Keywords:discrete calculus, discrete fractional calculus, convex functions, discrete Hermite-Hadamard inequality
Categories:26B25, 26A33, 39A12, 39A70, 26E70, 26D07, 26D10, 26D15

25. CMB 2016 (vol 59 pp. 392)

Prajapati, S. K.; Sarma, R.
Total Character of a Group $G$ with $(G,Z(G))$ as a Generalized Camina Pair
We investigate whether the total character of a finite group $G$ is a polynomial in a suitable irreducible character of $G$. When $(G,Z(G))$ is a generalized Camina pair, we show that the total character is a polynomial in a faithful irreducible character of $G$ if and only if $Z(G)$ is cyclic.

Keywords:finite groups, group characters, total characters
Category:20C15
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