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Cones, \(k\)-Cycles of Linear Operators, and Problem B4 on the 1993 Putnam

by Selwyn Hollis (Armstrong Atlantic State University)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
October, 1999

Subject classification(s): Analysis | Integral Transforms
Applicable Course(s): 3.8 Linear/Matrix Algebra | 4.11 Advanced Calc I, II, & Real Analysis

The author puts a Putnam exam problem in a larger context, involving integral operators on a linear space.

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