Product Measures

  • Sheldon Axler
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Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 282)


Lebesgue measure on R generalizes the notion of the length of an interval. In this chapter, we see how two-dimensional Lebesgue measure on R2 generalizes the notion of the area of a rectangle. More generally, we construct new measures that are the products of two measures.

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  • Sheldon Axler
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsSan Francisco State UniversitySan FranciscoUSA

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