The quotient-difference algorithm and the Padé table: an alternative form and a general continued fraction

Author:
J. H. McCabe

Journal:
Math. Comp. **41** (1983), 183-197

MSC:
Primary 30B70; Secondary 10A30, 10F20, 41A21

MathSciNet review:
701633

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Abstract: The quotient-difference algorithm is applied to a given power series in a modified way, and various continued fractions provided by the algorithm are described in terms of their relationships with the Padé table for the power series. In particular a general continued fraction whose convergents form any chosen combination of horizontal or vertical connected sequences of Padé approximants is introduced.

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DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1983-0701633-3

Keywords:
Continued fractions,
Padé approximants

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© Copyright 1983
American Mathematical Society