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On the limit of block Toeplitz determinants

Author: Harold Widom
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 50 (1975), 167-173
MSC: Primary 47B35
MathSciNet review: 0370254
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Abstract: An asymptotic formula is derived for block Toeplitz determinants which generalizes Szegö's well-known formula for ordinary Toeplitz determinants.

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PII: S 0002-9939(1975)0370254-4
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