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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https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1975-0370254-4

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