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By Edwin Hewitt, Kenneth A. Ross

This booklet is a continuation of vol. I (Grundlehren vol. a hundred and fifteen, additionally on hand in softcover), and includes a special remedy of a few vital elements of harmonic research on compact and in the community compact abelian teams. From the reports: "This paintings goals at giving a monographic presentation of summary harmonic research, way more entire and finished than any booklet already current at the subject...in reference to each challenge handled the publication deals a many-sided outlook and leads as much as newest advancements. Carefull realization is additionally given to the background of the topic, and there's an intensive bibliography...the reviewer believes that for a few years to come back this can stay the classical presentation of summary harmonic analysis." Publicationes Mathematicae

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6J of Z(m) andZ(2). Here Z (m) is the normal subgroup. Since (m _1)2 == 1 (mod m), the mapping ai-+ai(m-I) (jE{O, 1, ... , m-1}) is an automorphism of the cyclic group {e, a, a 2, ... , am-I}. This proves that D", is isomorphic with a semidirect product, as stated, and incidentally verifies that the group axioms hold in D",. Every element of D", can be written as ai or bai (iE {O, 1, ... , m-1}). Note that D2 and Z(2)xZ(2) are isomorphic groups, as are Da and @ia , and also D6 andZ(2)x@33' The characters V' of D", are easy to find.

XI - X,,) •.. ) (Xj-Xk)' 1:;;1<10:;; .. 1 For the definitions and facts from the elementary theory of algebraic numbers that we use here, see for example BIRKHOFF and MACLANE [1]. 46 Chapter VII. Representations and duality of compact groups For IE@3 .. , define the mapping 11 rp on R" by Tjrp(X1,X2,···,x.. )= . II (xf(i)-Xf(k»' 1;0;;<";:0;.. It is clear that 11 rp = ± rp. It is also clear that T(pq) rp = - rp for every transposition (P q) E 6". ] The mapping . ) 'P is a homomorphism of 6" onto the multiplicative group {1, -1}.

U}W} is complete in 2a (G), and (i) holds. The rest of the theorem is also immediate from the elementary theory of Hilbert spaces. If (ii) holds, there are only countably many O'EL for which a}W =1=0 for some j andk: enumerate them as {aI' 0'2' 0'3' " ' , an, ... }. The functions form a Cauchy sequence in 22 (G), which has a limit g. It is obvious that (iii) holds for this function g. i) appears to depend upon the choice of particular representations u(a)EO' and upon the choice of particular orthonormal bases in the representation spaces for the U(o).

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