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Description - Special Functions by Sergei Yuryevitsh Slavyanov

The subject of this book is the theory of special functions, not considered as a list of functions exhibiting a certain range of properties, but based on the unified study of singularities of second-order ordinary differential equations in the complex domain. The number and characteristics of the singularities serve as a basis for classification of each individual special function. Links between linear special functions (as solutions of linear second-order equations), and non-linear special functions (as solutions of Painleve equations) are presented as a basic and new result. Many applications to different areas of physics are shown and discussed. The book is written from a practical point of view and will address all those scientists whose work involves applications of mathematical methods. Lecturers, graduate students and researchers will find this a valuable text and reference work.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198505730
ISBN-10: 0198505736
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 162mm x 21mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 7-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sergei Yuryevitsh Slavyanov

Wolfgang Lay, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Stuttgart, Germany Sergei Yuryevitsh Slavyanov, Professor of Mathematics at the St. Petersburg State University, Russia