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A combinatorial formula of Leibniz type
with application to Gegenbauer's polynomials

Authors: Katsunori Iwasaki and Hiroyuki Kawamuko
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 127 (1999), 29-33
MSC (1991): Primary 05A19, 33C45, 42C05
MathSciNet review: 1476139
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Abstract: We establish a combinatorial formula of Leibniz type, which is an identity for a certain differential polynomial. The formula leads to new quadratic relations between Gegenbauer's orthogonal polynomials.

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Katsunori Iwasaki
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Kyushu University, 6-10-1 Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8581 Japan

Hiroyuki Kawamuko
Affiliation: Department of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 3-8-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153 Japan
Address at time of publication: Department of Mathematics, Mie University, 1515 Kamihama, Tsu 514-8507, Japan

Keywords: Combinatorial formula of Leibniz type, Gegenbauer's polynomials, transcendency of the Gamma function
Received by editor(s): May 2, 1997
Communicated by: Hal L. Smith
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