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Note on backward recurrence algorithms

Authors: F. W. J. Olver and D. J. Sookne
Journal: Math. Comp. 26 (1972), 941-947
MSC: Primary 65Q05; Secondary 33A40
MathSciNet review: 0331826
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Abstract: An algorithm is given for the computation of the recessive solution of a secondorder linear difference equation, based upon a combination of algorithms due to J.C.P. Miller and F.W.J. Olver. A special feature is automatic and rigorous control of truncation error.

The method is illustrated by application to the well-used example of the Bessel functions $ {J_r}(x)$.

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Keywords: Bessel functions, difference equations, error bounds, FORTRAN, Miller algorithm, recursion
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