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Software needs in special functions

Daniel W. Lozier
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Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics
Year: 1996
Volume: 66
Page range: 345-358

Currently available software for special functions exhibits gaps and defects in comparison to the needs of modern high-performance scientific computing and also, surprisingly, in comparison to what could be constructed from current algorithms. In this paper we expose some of these deficiencies and identify the related need for user-oriented testing software.

*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis > Special Functions