harmonic analysis


noun Mathematics.

the calculation of Fourier series and their generalization.
the study of Fourier series and their generalization.

Origin of harmonic analysis

First recorded in 1865–70
Also called Fourier analysis.
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British Dictionary definitions for harmonic analysis

harmonic analysis


noun

the representation of a periodic function by means of the summation and integration of simple trigonometric functions
the study of this means of representation
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Science definitions for harmonic analysis

harmonic analysis


The study of functions given by a Fourier series or analogous representations, such as periodic functions and functions on topological groups.
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