Numerical Algorithms

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 131–134 | Cite as

The fundamentality of translates of a continuous function on spheres

  • Xingping Sun


In this paper we discuss the fundamentality of translates of a continuous function on the unit spheres of Euclidean spaces. Our result partially answers a question of Cheney and Xu [1].


Continuous Function Euclidean Space Unit Sphere 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xingping Sun
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsSouthwest Missouri State UniversitySpringfieldUSA

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