Rational approximations for the Fresnel integrals

Author:
Mark A. Heald

Journal:
Math. Comp. **44** (1985), 459-461

MSC:
Primary 65D30

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1985-0777277-6

Corrigendum:
Math. Comp. **46** (1986), 771.

Corrigendum:
Math. Comp. **46** (1986), 771.

MathSciNet review:
777277

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Abstract: A class of simple rational polynomial approximations for the Fresnel integrals is given with maximum errors from down to . The domain is not subdivided. The format is particularly convenient for programmable hand calculators and microcomputer subroutines.

**[1]**M. Abramowitz & I. A. Stegun, Editors,*Handbook of Mathematical Functions*, Dover, New York, 1965. See §§7.3.32-33 and Tables 7.7-8.**[2]**J. Boersma, "Computation of Fresnel integrals,"*Math. Comp.*, v. 14, 1960, p. 380. MR**0121973 (22:12700)****[3]**W. J. Cody, "Chebyshev approximations for the Fresnel integrals,"*Math. Comp.*, v. 22, 1968, pp. 450-453. MR**0238469 (38:6745)****[4]**C. Hastings, Jr., "Approximations for calculating Fresnel integrals,"*Math. Comp.*[*MTAC*], v. 10, 1956, p. 173.

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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1985-0777277-6

Keywords:
Rational Chebyshev approximations,
Fresnel integrals

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© Copyright 1985
American Mathematical Society