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Christoffel functions on curves and domains

Author: Vilmos Totik
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 362 (2010), 2053-2087
MSC (2000): Primary 26C05, 31A99, 41A10
Published electronically: November 18, 2009
MathSciNet review: 2574887
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Abstract: Asymptotics for Christoffel functions are established for measures supported on unions of smooth Jordan curves and for area-like measures on unions of smooth Jordan domains. For example, in the former case $ n$ times the $ n$-th Christoffel function tends to the Radon-Nikodym derivative of the measure with respect to the equilibrium distribution of the support of the measure.

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Vilmos Totik
Affiliation: Bolyai Institute, Analysis Research Group of the Hungarian Academy os Sciences, University of Szeged, Szeged, Aradi v. tere 1, 6720, Hungary – and – Department of Mathematics, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, PHY 114, Tampa, Florida 33620-5700

Received by editor(s): April 7, 2008
Published electronically: November 18, 2009
Additional Notes: The author was supported by NSF DMS 0700471
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