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Graduate Studies in Mathematics 2010; 349 pp; hardcover Volume: 117 ISBN10: 0821852787 ISBN13: 9780821852781 List Price: US$62 Member Price: US$49.60 Order Code: GSM/117 See also: An Introduction to Measure Theory  Terence Tao An Epsilon of Room, II: pages from year three of a mathematical blog  Terence Tao Poincaré's Legacies, Part II: pages from year two of a mathematical blog  Terence Tao Poincaré's Legacies, Part I: pages from year two of a mathematical blog  Terence Tao Structure and Randomness: pages from year one of a mathematical blog  Terence Tao  In 2007 Terry Tao began a mathematical blog to cover a variety of topics, ranging from his own research and other recent developments in mathematics, to lecture notes for his classes, to nontechnical puzzles and expository articles. The first two years of the blog have already been published by the American Mathematical Society. The posts from the third year are being published in two volumes. The present volume consists of a second course in real analysis, together with related material from the blog. The real analysis course assumes some familiarity with general measure theory, as well as fundamental notions from undergraduate analysis. The text then covers more advanced topics in measure theory, notably the LebesgueRadonNikodym theorem and the Riesz representation theorem, topics in functional analysis, such as Hilbert spaces and Banach spaces, and the study of spaces of distributions and key function spaces, including Lebesgue's \(L^p\) spaces and Sobolev spaces. There is also a discussion of the general theory of the Fourier transform. The second part of the book addresses a number of auxiliary topics, such as Zorn's lemma, the Carathéodory extension theorem, and the BanachTarski paradox. Tao also discusses the epsilon regularisation argumenta fundamental trick from soft analysis, from which the book gets its title. Taken together, the book presents more than enough material for a second graduate course in real analysis. The second volume consists of technical and expository articles on a variety of topics and can be read independently. Request an examination or desk copy. Readership Graduate students interested in analysis. 


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