Remote Access Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

ISSN 1088-9485(online) ISSN 0273-0979(print)

Book Review

The AMS does not provide abstracts of book reviews. You may download the entire review from the links below.

MathSciNet review: 1567696
Full text of review: PDF   This review is available free of charge.
Book Information:

Authors: H. M. Srivastava and H. L. Manocha
Title: A treatise on generating functions
Additional book information: Halsted Press (Ellis Horwood Limited, Chichester), John Wiley and Sons, New York, Chichester, Brisbane, and Toronto, 1984, 569 pp., $89.95. ISBN 0-470-20010-3.

References [Enhancements On Off] (What's this?)

  • Arthur Erdélyi, Wilhelm Magnus, Fritz Oberhettinger, and Francesco G. Tricomi, Higher transcendental functions. Vol. III, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York-Toronto-London, 1955. Based, in part, on notes left by Harry Bateman. MR 0066496
  • P. S. de Laplace, Mémoire sur les suites, Mém. Math. Phys. Acad. Roy. Sci. (Paris), année 1779 (1782) = Oeuvres 10, Gauthier-Villars, Paris, 1894, pp. 1-89. A. M. Legendre, Recherches sur l'attraction des sphéroïdes homogènes, Mém. Math. Phys. Prés, à l'Acad. Roy. Sci. (Paris) par divers savans 10 (1785), 411-434.
  • Elna B. McBride, Obtaining generating functions, Springer Tracts in Natural Philosophy, Vol. 21, Springer-Verlag, New York-Heidelberg, 1971. MR 0279355
  • Earl D. Rainville, Special functions, The Macmillan Co., New York, 1960. MR 0107725

Review Information:

Reviewer: Per W. Karlsson
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 19 (1988), 346-348