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Special Functions in Mathematica

Oleksandr Pavlyk
Organization: Wolfram Research
Department: Kernel Technology

2005 Wolfram Technology Conference
Conference location

Champaign IL

Special functions are often at the heart of computations with Mathematica. I will outline evolutionary improvements of legacy special functions and present functions new in an upcoming version of Mathematica. Their usage will be exemplified through applications. New functions covered will include: Kelvin functions, Whittaker functions, parabolic cylinder D, spherical Bessel functions, functions of the spheroidal family, Bell numbers, and Bell polynomials.

*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis > Special Functions
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