In this chapter we begin the study of symmetric spaces. The definition of the symmetric spaces is based on two important notions: the distribution function η|f| and the decreasing rearrangement f* of a function f on ℝ+. Most of the chapter is devoted to studying properties of η|f| and f*.
|Title of host publication||Developments in Mathematics|
|Publisher||Springer New York LLC|
|Number of pages||11|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2016|
|Name||Developments in Mathematics|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Mathematics (all)