Letters in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp 179–190

On the quantum group and quantum algebra approach toq-special functions

  • Roberto Floreanini
  • Luc Vinet

DOI: 10.1007/BF00739576

Cite this article as:
Floreanini, R. & Vinet, L. Lett Math Phys (1993) 27: 179. doi:10.1007/BF00739576


Two interpretations ofq-special functions based on quantum groups and algebras have been presented in the literature. The connection between these approaches is explained using as an example the case whereUq(sl(2)) is the basic structure.

Mathematics Subject Classifications (1991)

22E70 17B37 16W30 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Floreanini
    • 1
  • Luc Vinet
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Sezione di Trieste, Dipartimento di Fisica TeoricaUniversità di TriesteTriesteItaly
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Physique Nucléaire and Centre de Recherches MathématiquesUniversité de MontréalMontréalCanada

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