gives the Mellin convolution with respect to x of the expressions f and g.


gives the multidimensional Mellin convolution.

Details and Options

  • The Mellin convolution of two functions and is given by .
  • The multidimensional Mellin convolution of two functions and is given by .
  • The following options can be given:
  • Assumptions$Assumptionsassumptions to make about parameters
    GenerateConditionsFalsewhether to generate conditions on parameters
    MethodAutomaticmethod to use


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Basic Examples  (2)

Convolve two functions:

Perform a multivariate convolution:

Scope  (8)

Basic Uses  (3)

Compute a Mellin convolution for a symbolic parameter y:

Use an exact value for the parameter:

Use an inexact value for the parameter:

Obtain the condition of validity for a Mellin convolution:

Specify assumptions on a parameter:

Specify a different assumption:

Univariate Convolution  (3)

Elementary functions:

Special functions:

Piecewise functions:

Multivariate Convolution  (2)

Elementary functions:

Piecewise functions:

Options  (2)

Assumptions  (1)

Specify assumptions on a parameter:

GenerateConditions  (1)

Generate conditions for the validity of a Mellin convolution:

Applications  (2)

Compute the PDF for the product of two random variables:

MellinConvolve gives the PDF for the product of these random variables:

Compare with the result from TransformedDistribution:

The integral depends on the parameter α. Find the value of α that lies between 0 and 5 and maximizes the integral. The given integral can be regarded as a Mellin convolution of two functions:

Compute the Mellin convolution of f[x] and g[x]:

Compare with the result given by Integrate:

Plot the integral as a function of α:

Compute the argument that maximizes the integral in 0α5 using FindArgMax:

Properties & Relations  (8)

MellinConvolve computes the integral :




Convolution with DiracDelta:

Derivatives of DiracDelta:

The Mellin transform of a convolution is the product of the individual Mellin transforms:

Derivative of MellinConvolve with respect to y:

Relation between MellinConvolve, MellinTransform, and InverseMellinTransform:

Introduced in 2016