Complex Analysis and Operator Theory

, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp 937–954 | Cite as

Complex Variable Positive Definite Functions

  • Jorge BuescuEmail author
  • A. C. Paixão


In this paper we develop an appropriate theory of positive definite functions on the complex plane from first principles and show some consequences of positive definiteness for meromorphic functions.


Positive definite functions Complex analysis Meromorphic functions 

Mathematics Subject Classification (1991)

Primary 42A82 Secondary 30A10 30C40 



The first author acknowledges partial support by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, PEst-OE/MAT/UI0209/2011.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MatemáticaFCUL and CMAFLisboaPortugal
  2. 2.Área Departamental de MatemáticaISELLisboaPortugal

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