Orthogonal Polynomials and Continued Fractions

From Euler's Point of View

Author: S. V. Khrushchev

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521854199

Category: Mathematics

Page: 478

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Full account of Euler's work on continued fractions and orthogonal polynomials; illustrates the significance of his work on mathematics today.
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Orthogonal Polynomials in MATLAB

Exercises and Solutions

Author: Walter Gautschi

Publisher: SIAM

ISBN: 1611974291

Category: Science

Page: 335

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Techniques for generating orthogonal polynomials numerically have appeared only recently, within the last 30 or so years. Orthogonal Polynomials in MATLAB: Exercises and Solutions describes these techniques and related applications, all supported by MATLAB programs, and presents them in a unique format of exercises and solutions designed by the author to stimulate participation. Important computational problems in the physical sciences are included as models for readers to solve their own problems.
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Basic Complex Analysis: A Comprehensive Course in Analysis, Part 2A

Author: Barry Simon

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 1470411008

Category: Mathematical analysis

Page: 641

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A Comprehensive Course in Analysis by Poincaré Prize winner Barry Simon is a five-volume set that can serve as a graduate-level analysis textbook with a lot of additional bonus information, including hundreds of problems and numerous notes that extend the text and provide important historical background. Depth and breadth of exposition make this set a valuable reference source for almost all areas of classical analysis. Part 2A is devoted to basic complex analysis. It interweaves three analytic threads associated with Cauchy, Riemann, and Weierstrass, respectively. Cauchy's view focuses on the differential and integral calculus of functions of a complex variable, with the key topics being the Cauchy integral formula and contour integration. For Riemann, the geometry of the complex plane is central, with key topics being fractional linear transformations and conformal mapping. For Weierstrass, the power series is king, with key topics being spaces of analytic functions, the product formulas of Weierstrass and Hadamard, and the Weierstrass theory of elliptic functions. Subjects in this volume that are often missing in other texts include the Cauchy integral theorem when the contour is the boundary of a Jordan region, continued fractions, two proofs of the big Picard theorem, the uniformization theorem, Ahlfors's function, the sheaf of analytic germs, and Jacobi, as well as Weierstrass, elliptic functions.
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Krylov Subspace Methods

Principles and Analysis

Author: Jörg Liesen,Zdenek Strakos

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191630322

Category: Mathematics

Page: 408

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The mathematical theory of Krylov subspace methods with a focus on solving systems of linear algebraic equations is given a detailed treatment in this principles-based book. Starting from the idea of projections, Krylov subspace methods are characterised by their orthogonality and minimisation properties. Projections onto highly nonlinear Krylov subspaces can be linked with the underlying problem of moments, and therefore Krylov subspace methods can be viewed as matching moments model
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The Mathematical-Function Computation Handbook

Programming Using the MathCW Portable Software Library

Author: Nelson H.F. Beebe

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319641107

Category: Computers

Page: 1115

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This highly comprehensive handbook provides a substantial advance in the computation of elementary and special functions of mathematics, extending the function coverage of major programming languages well beyond their international standards, including full support for decimal floating-point arithmetic. Written with clarity and focusing on the C language, the work pays extensive attention to little-understood aspects of floating-point and integer arithmetic, and to software portability, as well as to important historical architectures. It extends support to a future 256-bit, floating-point format offering 70 decimal digits of precision. Select Topics and Features: references an exceptionally useful, author-maintained MathCW website, containing source code for the book’s software, compiled libraries for numerous systems, pre-built C compilers, and other related materials; offers a unique approach to covering mathematical-function computation using decimal arithmetic; provides extremely versatile appendices for interfaces to numerous other languages: Ada, C#, C++, Fortran, Java, and Pascal; presupposes only basic familiarity with computer programming in a common language, as well as early level algebra; supplies a library that readily adapts for existing scripting languages, with minimal effort; supports both binary and decimal arithmetic, in up to 10 different floating-point formats; covers a significant portion (with highly accurate implementations) of the U.S National Institute of Standards and Technology’s 10-year project to codify mathematical functions. This highly practical text/reference is an invaluable tool for advanced undergraduates, recording many lessons of the intermingled history of computer hardw are and software, numerical algorithms, and mathematics. In addition, professional numerical analysts and others will find the handbook of real interest and utility because it builds on research by the mathematical software community over the last four decades.
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

Author: Hugh Chisholm

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: N.A

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The Encyclopædia Britannica

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature & General Information

Author: Hugh Chisholm,James Louis Garvin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: N.A

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