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Re: Jacobi polynomials in Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg99061] Re: [mg99031] Jacobi polynomials in Mathematica
  • From: Darren Glosemeyer <darreng at>
  • Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2009 04:52:23 -0400 (EDT)
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Cora L wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a simple question: in Mathematica the Jacobi polynomials are
> implemented
> as JacobiP[n, a, b, z], see
> Is JacobiP[n, a, b, z] also defined if n is not an integer? More
> general, is
> JacobiP[n, a, b, z] defined for all real n, a, b and z?
> Thanks!

Primary definitions can be found on the following functions web pages:

The first defines the function for natural number n, while the second 
does not place a restriction on n (nu on the page).

Darren Glosemeyer
Wolfram Research

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