# Characteristic function

1. Apr 22, 2006

### Tal__

hi every one how do i find the characteristic function of

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2. Apr 23, 2006

### Tal__

i have tried maybe transforming it to something that looks like a multiplictain of gauss functions but still i a, having truble doing it maybe to try and some how diagonolize C? but then i am stuck with 2 new parametrs k and k prime
pls i am out of clues

3. Apr 24, 2006

### J77

What do you mean by characteristic function''?

4. Apr 24, 2006

### Tal__

just fourier transform it F{f(x)}=??
i think that maybe u need to somehow "turn around" the space from which your working in