Constructive Approximation

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 391–402

Padé approximants for theq-elementary functions

  • Peter B. Borvein

DOI: 10.1007/BF02075469

Cite this article as:
Borvein, P.B. Constr. Approx (1988) 4: 391. doi:10.1007/BF02075469


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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Key words and phrases

Padé approximation Rational approximation q exp q-elementary functions 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter B. Borvein
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computing ScienceDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada

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