Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society

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Turán type inequalities for hypergeometric functions

Author: Árpád Baricz
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 136 (2008), 3223-3229
MSC (2000): Primary 33C05; Secondary 26D07
Published electronically: April 29, 2008
MathSciNet review: 2407087
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Abstract: In this note our aim is to establish a Turán type inequality for Gaussian hypergeometric functions. This result completes the earlier result that G. Gasper proved for Jacobi polynomials. Moreover, at the end of this note we present some open problems.

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Árpád Baricz
Affiliation: Faculty of Economics, Babeş-Bolyai University, RO-400591 Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Keywords: Hypergeometric function, Legendre polynomial, Jacobi polynomial, Tur\'an inequality.
Received by editor(s): July 23, 2007
Published electronically: April 29, 2008
Dedicated: Dedicated to the memory of Professor Alexandru Lupaş
Communicated by: Carmen C. Chicone
Article copyright: © Copyright 2008 American Mathematical Society