The problem of moments

Jorge Castillejos Lopez

Friday 5th February, 2016 16:00-17:00 Maths 326


Given a measure on the real numbers, we can associate a sequence of positive real numbers. Stieltjes called this sequence "the sequence of moments". It is an old question when a sequence of positive real numbers is the sequence of moments for some measure. In this talk, we will review this problem and its solution.

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