CBMS Regional Conference Series in Mathematics 1979; 52 pp; softcover Number: 41 Reprint/Revision History: reprinted 1981 ISBN10: 0821816918 ISBN13: 9780821816912 List Price: US$25 Member Price: US$20 All Individuals: US$20 Order Code: CBMS/41
 This series of lectures treats certain amusing and interesting aspects of rational function approximations, striving for variety and diversity rather than depth or thoroughness. Graduate students and faculty, knowledgeable in the elements of real and complex analysis, should gain insight into recent developments in the field. Readership Table of Contents  Approximation to \(x^k\)
 Müntz rational functions
 Quadrature in \(H^p\)
 Quadrature in \(H^p\), concluded
 Rational approximation to \(e^x\)
 Using only real zeros and poles
 Approximation of Lip 1 Functions
 Proof of the Lip 1 conjecture
 \(e^x\) using only negative zeros and poles
 Open problems
