Special Functions, An Introduction to the Classical Functions
of Mathematical Physics
Wiley ISBN:9780471113133 (2007).
About the book.

Preface

Contents

Reviews

Errata and Comments
For the Preface to the book, see PDF.
 Bernoulli, Euler and Stirling Numbers, 1
 Useful Methods and Techniques, 29
 The Gamma Function, 41
 Differential Equations, 79
 Hypergeometric Functions, 107
 Orthogonal Polynomials, 133
 Confluent Hypergeometric Functions, 171
 Legendre Functions, 193
 Bessel Functions, 219
 Separating the Wave Equation, 257
 Special Statistical Distribution Functions, 275
 Elliptic Integrals and Elliptic Functions, 315
 Numerical Aspects of Special Functions, 333
 Bibliography, 349
 Notations and Symbols, 361
 Index, 365
Reviews
 SIAM Review, Vol. 39 (2) 355  356 (1997). Review by F.W.J. Olver.
 The Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 19 (4) 75  76 (1997).
Review by R.S.C. Wong.
 American Journal of Physics, Vol. 65 (4) 452 (1997).
Review by D. Zwillinger.
 Mathematical Reviews, Review 97e: 33002 (1997).
Review by J.M.H. Peters.
 Zentralblatt fuer Mathematik, Review 865.33001 (1997).
Review by H. Stahl.
 Mathematics of Computation, Vol. 67 No. 222 872  874 (1998).
Review by J. Wimp.
 Mathematics Today, August 1998, 119 (1998).
Review by V.V.S.S. Sastry.
Errata and Comments
For a list of errata and comments, see Errata.
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