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Best text for graduate analysis? 
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Aug2007, 09:21 AM

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My course is using Rudin, however I've heard that it's not the best text for learning measure theory and extremely difficult. What are some good supplements?



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Aug2007, 02:31 PM

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I went thru most of Royden first before tackling Rudin. Folland is also commonly used.



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Aug2207, 02:35 AM

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Real and Functional Analysis (Graduate Texts in Mathematics) (Hardcover)
by Serge Lang (Author) Like the style Cleverly avoids typical tedious integration construction where one defines the integral for positive functions then real functions as differences of positive functions then complex as two real functions Functional Analysis Frigyes Riesz Béla Sz.Nagy classic inexpensive good to have many would find bad as a first or primary source General Theory of Functions and Integration Angus E. Taylor more context and details than usual gentile inexpensive 


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Aug2207, 03:25 PM

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Best text for graduate analysis?
those all look good. my analyst friends also like wheeden and zygmund, and stein and shakarchi.
one of my friends, malcolm adams, also cowrote one, by adams and guillemin, whose name is measure theory and probability. 


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Oct1109, 01:39 PM

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