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Flat extensions of positive moment matrices: recursively generated relations

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Raúl E. Curto and Lawrence A. Fialkow

Publication: Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society
Publication Year: 1998; Volume 136, Number 648
ISBNs: 978-0-8218-0869-6 (print); 978-1-4704-0237-2 (online)
MathSciNet review: 1445490
MSC: Primary 47A57; Secondary 15A57, 30E05, 44A60

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Table of Contents


  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Flat extensions for moment matrices
  • 3. The singular quartic moment problem
  • 4. The algebraic variety of $\gamma$
  • 5. J.E. McCarthy’s phenomenon and the proof of Theorem 1.5