Discrete Clifford Analysis: A Germ of Function Theory
We develop a discrete version of Clifford analysis, i.e., a higher-dimensional discrete function theory in a Clifford algebra context. On the simplest of all graphs, the rectangular ℤm grid, the concept of a discrete monogenic function is introduced. To this end new Clifford bases are considered, involving so-called forward and backward basis vectors, controlling the support of the involved operators. Following a proper definition of a discrete Dirac operator and of some topological concepts, function theoretic results amongst which Stokes’ theorem, Cauchy’s theorem and a Cauchy integral formula are established.
KeywordsDiscrete Clifford analysis discrete function theory discrete Cauchy integral formula
Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)Primary 30G35
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