BIT Numerical Mathematics

, Volume 19, Issue 4, pp 543–545 | Cite as

A note on Padé approximations and generalized hypergeometric functions

  • Arieh Iserles
Scientific Notes


A new technique is presented, yielding simple proofs of the derivation of Padé approximations to functions which satisfy certain types of identities, including the binomial and exponential functions.


Computational Mathematic Exponential Function Hypergeometric Function Simple Proof Generalize Hypergeometric Function 
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    E. D. Rainville,Special Functions, Macmillan (1967).Google Scholar
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    L. J. Slater,Generalized Hypergeometric Functions, Cambridge Univ. Press (1966).Google Scholar

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© BIT Foundations 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arieh Iserles
    • 1
  1. 1.King's CollegeUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeEngland

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