Triangular summation method

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2010 Mathematics Subject Classification: Primary: 40C05 [MSN][ZBL]

A matrix summation method defined by a triangular matrix

$$A=\| a_{nk}\|,\quad n,k=1,2,\ldots,$$

that is, by a matrix for which $a_{nk}=0$ for $k>n$. A triangulation summation method is a special case of a row-finite summation method. A triangular matrix $A$ is called normal if $a_{nn}\neq0$ for all $n$. The transformation


realized by a normal triangular matrix $A$ has an inverse:


where $A^{-1}=\| a_{nk}^{-1}\|$ is the inverse of $A$. This fact simplifies the proof of a number of theorems for matrix summation methods determined by normal triangular matrices. Related to the triangular summation methods are, e.g., the Cesàro summation methods and the Voronoi summation method.


[Ba] S.A. Baron, "Introduction to the theory of summability of series", Tartu (1966) (In Russian)
[Co] R.G. Cooke, "Infinite matrices and sequence spaces", Macmillan (1950)
[Ha] G.H. Hardy, "Divergent series", Clarendon Press (1949)
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This article was adapted from an original article by I.I. Volkov (originator), which appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098. See original article