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On Closed Form Derivatives

Victor Adamchik
Organization: Carnegie-Mellon University
Department: Computer Science

2005 Wolfram Technology Conference
Conference location

Champaign IL

We review several notebooks at functions.wolfram.com and show that closed form expressions for general derivatives of some functions can be written in a shorter form (as a single sum, for example.) This approach allows expressing the nth derivative of a function in finite terms of the same function. Algebraic properties of related polynomial differential operators will be also discussed.

*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis > Calculus

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