Numerical investigation of certain asymptotic results in the theory of partitions

Authors:
M. S. Cheema and W. E. Conway

Journal:
Math. Comp. **26** (1972), 999-1005

MSC:
Primary 10A45; Secondary 10-04, 10J20

MathSciNet review:
0314756

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Abstract: A numerical investigation of some of the asymptotic formulas in partitions is made. Comparisons with actual computed values show that in certain cases only the relative error tends to zero and the errors are significant. Only in the case of is it found that only a few terms of the asymptotic series are sufficient to obtain the exact value.

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DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1972-0314756-0

Keywords:
Generating functios,
-line partitions,
plane partitions,
asymptotic formulas,
modular functions,
relative errors,
Bernoulli numbers

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American Mathematical Society