# Bunyakovskii inequality

An equality in mathematical analysis, established by V.Ya. Bunyakovskii [1] for square-integrable functions and :

This inequality is analogous to Cauchy's algebraic inequality

The Bunyakovskii inequality is also known as the Schwarz inequality; however, Bunyakovskii published his study as early as 1859, whereas in H.A. Schwarz' work this inequality appeared as late as 1884 (without any reference to the work of Bunyakovskii).

#### References

 [1] W. [V.Ya. Bunyakovskii] Bounjakowsky, "Sur quelques inegalités concernant les intégrales aux différences finis" Mem. Acad. Sci. St. Petersbourg (7) , 1 (1859) pp. 9