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Mathematics of Computation

Published by the American Mathematical Society since 1960 (published as Mathematical Tables and other Aids to Computation 1943-1959), Mathematics of Computation is devoted to research articles of the highest quality in computational mathematics.

ISSN 1088-6842 (online) ISSN 0025-5718 (print)

The 2020 MCQ for Mathematics of Computation is 1.78.

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Evaluation of the incomplete gamma function of imaginary argument by Chebyshev polynomials
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  • Arthur Erdélyi, Wilhelm Magnus, Fritz Oberhettinger, and Francesco G. Tricomi, Higher transcendental functions. Vols. I, II, McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York-Toronto-London, 1953. Based, in part, on notes left by Harry Bateman. MR 0058756
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  • © Copyright 1961 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 15 (1961), 7-11
  • MSC: Primary 65.25
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  • MathSciNet review: 0128058