## Publisher description for Atlas for computing mathematical functions : an illustrated guide for practitioners with programs in Fortran 90 and Mathematica / William J. Thompson.

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Introducing a comprehensive book and CD-ROM for visualizing and computing special functions.

Here is an invaluable reference and learning guide to more than 150 special functions of applied mathematics, statistics, physics, chemistry, computer science, and engineering. The Atlas contains over 700 graphics of the functions, which readers can also create by using the annotated Mathematica files provided. It offers complete, consistent instructions and test values for computing the functions accurately and efficiently with the full Fortran-90 source programs on the CD-ROM, which is both Windows and Macintosh compatible.

With extensive references and indexing, this integrated package is superbly designed and easy to use--ideal for anyone who works with special functions. Contents include:

Elementary Transcendental Functions

Exponential Integrals and Related Functions

Gamma and Beta Functions

Combinatorial Functions

Number Theory Functions

Probability Distributions

Error Function, Fresnel, and Dawson Integrals

Orthogonal Polynomials

Legendre Functions

Spheroidal Wave Functions

Bessel Functions

Struve, Anger, and Weber Functions

Hypergeometric Functions and Coulomb Wave Functions

Elliptic Integrals and Elliptic Functions

Parabolic Cylinder Functions

Miscellaneous Functions for Science and Engineering

Mathematica Notebooks

Fortran-90 Programs.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:

Functions -- Computer programs.

Science -- Mathematics -- Computer programs.

FORTRAN (Computer program language)

Mathematica (Computer program language)