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harmonic analysis

noun, Mathematics
the calculation of Fourier series and their generalization.
the study of Fourier series and their generalization.
Also called Fourier analysis.
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British Dictionary definitions for harmonic analyses

harmonic analysis

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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harmonic analyses in Science
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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harmonic analysis

mathematical procedure for describing and analyzing phenomena of a periodically recurrent nature. Many complex problems have been reduced to manageable terms by the technique of breaking complicated mathematical curves into sums of comparatively simple components.

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