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By Walter Gautschi (auth.), Francisco Marcellán, Walter Van Assche (eds.)

Special features and orthogonal polynomials particularly were round for hundreds of years. are you able to think arithmetic with out trigonometric capabilities, the exponential functionality or polynomials? within the 20th century the emphasis used to be on unique services pleasing linear differential equations, yet this has now been prolonged to distinction equations, partial differential equations and non-linear differential equations.

The current set of lecture notes containes seven chapters in regards to the present kingdom of orthogonal polynomials and specified features and offers a view on open difficulties and destiny instructions. the themes are: computational equipment and software program for quadrature and approximation, equilibrium difficulties in logarithmic strength conception, discrete orthogonal polynomials and convergence of Krylov subspace tools in numerical linear algebra, orthogonal rational features and matrix orthogonal rational services, orthogonal polynomials in numerous variables (Jack polynomials) and separation of variables, a class of finite households of orthogonal polynomials in Askey’s scheme utilizing Leonard pairs, and non-linear designated features linked to the Painlevé equations.

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