The parameters of a chain sequence

Author:
T. S. Chihara

Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. **108** (1990), 775-780

MSC:
Primary 40A15; Secondary 42C05

MathSciNet review:
1002153

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Abstract: We give a method for constructing explicitly all parameter sequences for any chain sequence for which one parameter sequence is known. An application to orthogonal polynomials associated with birth and death processes is given.

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DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1990-1002153-7

Keywords:
Chain sequence,
continued fractions,
orthogonal polynomials,
birth and death process

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American Mathematical Society