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Re: Hypergeometric1F1 polynomial

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  • Subject: [mg91509] Re: Hypergeometric1F1 polynomial
  • From: "Alec Mihailovs" <alec at mihailovs.com>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2008 07:07:38 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200808210956.FAA10365@smc.vnet.net> <g8o8ba$l9r$1@smc.vnet.net>

"Devendra Kapadia" <dkapadia at wolfram.com> wrote in message 
news:g8o8ba$l9r$1 at smc.vnet.net...
>
> Hello Alec,
>
> Thank you for reporting the problem with the answer returned by Sum in the
> above example. As noted by you, this sum can be evaluated in terms of
> Hypergeometric1F1.
>
> A partial workaround for the problem is to introduce a parameter 'a'
> ...
> I apologize for the confusion caused by this problem.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Devendra Kapadia,
> Wolfram Research, Inc.

Devendra,

Thank you very much!

It was, probably, my first post in the Mathematica group and wow - what a 
difference comparing to other CAS newsgroup or forum where I used to post. I 
got a very nice reply, the problem was addressed, a workaround was 
suggested, and I wasn't even asked to fill the SCR (software change 
request.) Fantastic!

Great work, guys!

Alec Mihailovs,
Mihailovs, Inc. 


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