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Journal of Applied Mathematics and Stochastic Analysis
Volume 11 (1998), Issue 4, Pages 465-479

Moment computation in shift invariant spaces

1Coker College, Department of Mathematics, Hartsville 29550 , SC, USA
2Sam Houston State University, Department of Mathematics, Huntsville 77341, TX, USA

Received 1 December 1996; Revised 1 October 1997

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An algorithm is given for the computation of moments of fS, where S is either a principal h-shift invariant space or S is a finitely generated h-shift invariant space. An error estimate for the rate of convergence of our scheme is also presented. In so doing, we obtain a result for computing inner products in these spaces. As corollaries, we derive Marsden-type identities for principal h-shift invariant spaces and finitely generated h-shift invariant spaces. Applications to wavelet/multiwavelet spaces are presented.