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Factorization and approximation
problems for matrix functions

Author: V. V. Peller
Journal: J. Amer. Math. Soc. 11 (1998), 751-770
MSC (1991): Primary 47B35, 30Dxx, 46Exx
MathSciNet review: 1618768
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Abstract: We study maximizing vectors of Hankel operators with matrix-valued symbols. This study leads to a solution of the so-called recovery problem for unitary-valued functions and to a new approach to Wiener-Hopf factorizations for functions in a function space $X$ satisfying natural conditions. Finally, we improve earlier results of Peller and Young on hereditary properties of the operator of superoptimal approximation by analytic matrix functions.

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V. V. Peller
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

Received by editor(s): June 11, 1997
Additional Notes: The author is partially supported by NSF grant DMS 9304011.
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