A new method of evaluation of Howland integrals

Authors:
Chih Bing Ling and Jung Lin

Journal:
Math. Comp. **25** (1971), 331-337

MSC:
Primary 65D30

MathSciNet review:
0295537

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Abstract: In this paper, two Howland integrals are evaluated to 25D when the index is an odd integer. Those Howland integrals when the index is an even integer have been evaluated to 18D by Nelson. A new method of evaluation is used.

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DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1971-0295537-2

Keywords:
Evaluation of Howland integrals

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