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Some basic hypergeometric orthogonal polynomials that generalize Jacobi polynomials

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Richard Askey and James Wilson

Publication: Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society
Publication Year 1985: Volume 54, Number 319
ISBNs: 978-0-8218-2321-7 (print); 978-1-4704-0732-2 (online)
MathSciNet review: 783216
MSC: Primary 05A30; Secondary 33A65

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Table of Contents


  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The orthogonality relation
  • 3. A quadratic transformation
  • 4. Some interesting special cases
  • 5. Divided difference operators
  • 6. Connection coefficients
  • 7. Zeros and inequalitites
  • 8. Remarks
  • Appendix. The classical hypergeometric orthogonal polynomials