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### Elements of Boolean Algebra Theory

**Date:**1957

**Creator:**Harvill, John Bowman

**Description:**The primary purpose of this paper is to state a set of postulates for Boolean algebra and show the characteristic theorems derivable from them, and to unify in one paper the more important methods of representing Boolean algebra and show their equivalence.

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### Elliptic Geometry

**Date:**January 1966

**Creator:**Robertson, Barbara McKinzie

**Description:**This thesis discusses elliptic geometry including the order and incidence properties, projective properties and congruence properties.

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### Equivalence Classes of Cauchy Sequences of Rational Numbers

**Date:**January 1965

**Creator:**Darnell, Linda Jane

**Description:**The purpose of this thesis is to define equivalence classes of Cauchy sequences of rational numbers and the operations of taking a sum and a product and then to show that this system is an uncountable, ordered, complete field. In so doing, a mathematical system is obtained which is isomorphic to the real number system.

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### Equivalence Classes of Subquotients of Pseudodifferential Operator Modules on the Line

**Date:**August 2012

**Creator:**Larsen, Jeannette M.

**Description:**Certain subquotients of Vec(R)-modules of pseudodifferential operators from one tensor density module to another are categorized, giving necessary and sufficient conditions under which two such subquotients are equivalent as Vec(R)-representations. These subquotients split under the projective subalgebra, a copy of ????2, when the members of their composition series have distinct Casimir eigenvalues. Results were obtained using the explicit description of the action of Vec(R) with respect to this splitting. In the length five case, the equivalence classes of the subquotients are determined by two invariants. In an appropriate coordinate system, the level curves of one of these invariants are a pencil of conics, and those of the other are a pencil of cubics.

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### Euclidean N-space

**Date:**August 1962

**Creator:**Horner, Donald R.

**Description:**This study of the Euclidean N-space looks at some definitions and their characteristics, some comparisons, boundedness and compactness, and transformations and mappings.

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### Examples and Applications of Infinite Iterated Function Systems

**Date:**August 2000

**Creator:**Hanus, Pawel Grzegorz

**Description:**The aim of this work is the study of infinite conformal iterated function systems. More specifically, we investigate some properties of a limit set J associated to such system, its Hausdorff and packing measure and Hausdorff dimension. We provide necessary and sufficient conditions for such systems to be bi-Lipschitz equivalent. We use the concept of scaling functions to obtain some result about 1-dimensional systems. We discuss particular examples of infinite iterated function systems derived from complex continued fraction expansions with restricted entries. Each system is obtained from an infinite number of contractions. We show that under certain conditions the limit sets of such systems possess zero Hausdorff measure and positive finite packing measure. We include an algorithm for an approximation of the Hausdorff dimension of limit sets. One numerical result is presented. In this thesis we also explore the concept of positively recurrent function. We use iterated function systems to construct a natural, wide class of such functions that have strong ergodic properties.

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### Exhaustibility and Related Set Properties

**Date:**1950

**Creator:**Cargal, Buchanan

**Description:**The purpose of this paper is to develop certain fundamental properties of exhaustible sets and their complements and to examine various set properties which are generalizations, with respect to exhaustible neglect, or well-known set properties.

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### Exhaustivity, continuity, and strong additivity in topological Riesz spaces.

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**Date:**May 2004

**Creator:**Muller, Kimberly O.

**Description:**In this paper, exhaustivity, continuity, and strong additivity are studied in the setting of topological Riesz spaces. Of particular interest is the link between strong additivity and exhaustive elements of Dedekind s-complete Banach lattices. There is a strong connection between the Diestel-Faires Theorem and the Meyer-Nieberg Lemma in this setting. Also, embedding properties of Banach lattices are linked to the notion of strong additivity. The Meyer-Nieberg Lemma is extended to the setting of topological Riesz spaces and uniform absolute continuity and uniformly exhaustive elements are studied in this setting. Counterexamples are provided to show that the Vitali-Hahn-Saks Theorem and the Brooks-Jewett Theorem cannot be extended to submeasures or to the setting of Banach lattices.

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### Existence and Uniqueness Theorems for Nth Order Linear and Nonlinear Integral Equations

**Date:**May 1969

**Creator:**Hurlbert, Gayle Jene Shultz

**Description:**The purpose of this paper is to study nth order integral equations. The integrals studied in this paper are of the Riemann type.

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### Existence of a Sign-Changing Solution to a Superlinear Dirichlet Problem

**Date:**August 1995

**Creator:**Neuberger, John M. (John Michael)

**Description:**We study the existence, multiplicity, and nodal structure of solutions to a superlinear elliptic boundary value problem. Under specific hypotheses on the superlinearity, we show that there exist at least three nontrivial solutions. A pair of solutions are of one sign (positive and negative respectively), and the third solution changes sign exactly once. Our technique is variational, i.e., we study the critical points of the associated action functional to find solutions. First, we define a codimension 1 submanifold of a Sobolev space . This submanifold contains all weak solutions to our problem, and in our case, weak solutions are also classical solutions. We find nontrivial solutions which are local minimizers of our action functional restricted to various subsets of this submanifold. Additionally, if nondegenerate, the one-sign solutions are of Morse index 1 and the sign-changing solution has Morse index 2. We also establish that the action level of the sign-changing solution is bounded below by the sum of the two lesser levels of the one-sign solutions. Our results extend and complement the findings of Z. Q. Wang ([W]). We include a small sample of earlier works in the general area of superlinear elliptic boundary value problems.

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