Special Functions for Applied Scientists / Edition 1

Special Functions for Applied Scientists / Edition 1

by A.M. Mathai
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387758933

ISBN-13: 9780387758930

Pub. Date: 03/19/2008

Publisher: Springer New York

This book, written by a highly distinguished author, provides the required mathematical tools for researchers active in the physical sciences. The book presents a full suit of elementary functions for scholars at PhD level. The opening chapter introduces elementary classical special functions. The final chapter is devoted to the discussion of functions of matrix

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This book, written by a highly distinguished author, provides the required mathematical tools for researchers active in the physical sciences. The book presents a full suit of elementary functions for scholars at PhD level. The opening chapter introduces elementary classical special functions. The final chapter is devoted to the discussion of functions of matrix argument in the real case. The text and exercises have been class-tested over five different years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387758930
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
03/19/2008
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
470
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Basic Ideas of Special Functions and Statistical Distributions.- Mittag-Leffler Functions and Fractional Calculus.- An Introduction to q-Series.- Ramanujan's Theories of Theta and Elliptic Functions.- Lie Group and Special Functions.- Applications to Density Estimation. - Applications to Order Statistics.- Applications to Astrophysics Problems.- An Introduction to Wavelet Analysis.- Jacobians of Matrix Transformations.- Special Functions of Matrix Argument.

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