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Book Information:

Author: Antoni Wawrzyńczyk
Title: Group representations and special functions
Additional book information: Mathematics and its Applications, D. Reidel Publishing Co., Dordrecht/Boston/Lancaster, 1984, xvi + 687 pp., $119.00 US; Dfl. 320,--. ISBN 90-277-1269-7.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Willard Miller, Jr.
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 13 (1985), 70-73
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