Orthogonal polynomials and quadratic extremal problems

Author:
J. M. McDougall

Journal:
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. **354** (2002), 2341-2357

MSC (2000):
Primary 30A10, 31C25; Secondary 30D55, 33C45, 49J50

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-02-02960-4

Published electronically:
February 1, 2002

MathSciNet review:
1885655

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Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to analyse a class of quadratic extremal problems defined on various Hilbert spaces of analytic functions, thereby generalizing an extremal problem on the Dirichlet space which was solved by S.D. Fisher. Each extremal problem considered here is shown to be connected with a system of orthogonal polynomials. The orthogonal polynomials then determine properties of the extremal function, and provide information about the existence of extremals.

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**J. M. McDougall**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903

Email:
JMcDougall@ColoradoCollege.edu

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-02-02960-4

Received by editor(s):
July 7, 1998

Received by editor(s) in revised form:
May 8, 2001

Published electronically:
February 1, 2002

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American Mathematical Society