International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 2007 (2007), Article ID 41526, 11 pages
Research Article

A Family of Heat Functions as Solutions of Indeterminate Moment Problems

Ricardo Gómez and Marcos López-García

Instituto de Matemáticas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México DF CP 04510, Mexico

Received 7 March 2007; Accepted 25 June 2007

Academic Editor: Piotr Mikusinski

Copyright © 2007 Ricardo Gómez and Marcos López-García. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We construct a family of functions satisfying the heat equation and show how they can be used to generate solutions to indeterminate moment problems. The following cases are considered: log-normal, generalized Stieltjes-Wigert, and q-Laguerre.