Constructive Approximation

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 391-402

Padé approximants for theq-elementary functions

  • Peter B. BorveinAffiliated withDepartment of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computing Science, Dalhousie University

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We give a simple construction of the Padé approximants toq analogues of exp and log. The construction is based on the functional relations they satisfy. The Padé approximants for the ordinary exp and log are then limiting cases.

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Padé approximation Rational approximation q exp q-elementary functions