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Three theorems on vandermond matrices. (Russian. English summary) Zbl 07260527
Summary: We consider algebraic questions related to the discrete Fourier transform defined using symmetric Vandermonde matrices $$\Lambda$$. The main attention in the first two theorems is given to the development of independent formulations of the size $$N\times N$$ of the matrix $$\Lambda$$ and explicit formulas for the elements of the matrix $$\Lambda$$ using the roots of the equation $$\Lambda^N = 1$$. The third theorem considers rational functions $$f(\lambda), \lambda\in \mathbb{C}$$, satisfying the condition of “materiality” $$f(\lambda)=f(\frac{1}{\lambda})$$, on the entire complex plane and related to the well-known problem of commuting symmetric Vandermonde matrices $$\Lambda$$ with (symmetric) three-diagonal matrices $$T$$. It is shown that already the first few equations of commutation and the above condition of materiality determine the form of rational functions $$f(\lambda)$$ and the equations found for the elements of three-diagonal matrices $$T$$ are independent of the order of $$N$$ commuting matrices. The obtained equations and the given examples allow us to hypothesize that the considered rational functions are a generalization of Chebyshev polynomials. In a sense, a similar, hypothesis was expressed recently published in [Theor. Math. Phys. 176, No. 2, 965–986 (2013; Zbl 1291.34002); translation from Teor. Mat. Fiz. 176, No. 2, 163–188 (2013)] by V. M. Buchstaber and S. I. Tertychniy, where applications of these generalizations are discussed in modern mathematical physics.
##### MSC:
 42A38 Fourier and Fourier-Stieltjes transforms and other transforms of Fourier type
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