Re: fractional derivative

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg8515] Re: fractional derivative*From*: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>*Date*: Thu, 4 Sep 1997 02:20:08 -0400*Organization*: University of Western Australia*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Jaime Y. Hernandez Jr. wrote: > I tried to solve for the Inverse Laplace > Transform of a function with the independent variable "s" raised to a > fraction between 0 and 1. Mathematica simply returned what I inputed. Keep your power generic when computing the InverseLaplaceTransform: In[2]:= InverseLaplaceTransform[s^k, s, t] Out[2]= t^(-k - 1)/Gamma[-k] You now have the _general_ transform and can substitute in s in [0,1]. Cheers, Paul ____________________________________________________________________ Paul Abbott Phone: +61-8-9380-2734 Department of Physics Fax: +61-8-9380-1014 The University of Western Australia Nedlands WA 6907 mailto:paul at physics.uwa.edu.au AUSTRALIA http://www.pd.uwa.edu.au/Paul God IS a weakly left-handed dice player ____________________________________________________________________