Theory and Applications of Special Functions

A Volume Dedicated to Mizan Rahman

  • Mourad E.H. Ismail
  • Erik Koelink

Part of the Developments in Mathematics book series (DEVM, volume 13)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Richard Askey, Mourad E.H. Ismail, Erik Koelink
    Pages 1-28
  3. Bruce C. Berndt, Heng Huat Chant, Song Heng Chan, Wen-Chin Liawt
    Pages 77-98
  4. Peter A. Clarkson
    Pages 123-163
  5. Michelle DeDeo, María Martínez, Archie Medrano, Marvin Minei, Harold Stark, Audrey Terras
    Pages 165-183
  6. George Gasper, Mizan Rahman
    Pages 185-208
  7. George Gasper, Mizan Rahman
    Pages 209-219
  8. Wolter Groenevelt, Erik Koelink, Hjalmar Rosengren
    Pages 221-284
  9. Mourad E.H. Ismail, Ruiming Zhang
    Pages 285-299
  10. Kevin W. J. Kadell
    Pages 301-338
  11. D. Stanton
    Pages 401-410
  12. Jasper V. Stokman
    Pages 411-442
  13. Changgui Zhang
    Pages 479-491

About this book


This book, dedicated to Mizan Rahman, is made up of a collection of articles on various aspects of q-series and special functions. Also, it includes an article by Askey, Ismail, and Koelink on Rahman’s mathematical contributions and how they influenced the recent upsurge in the subject. 


This book is intended for researchers and graduate students in special functions, algebraic combinatorics, quantum groups, and integrable systems.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Mourad E.H. Ismail
    • 1
  • Erik Koelink
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Central FloridaUSA
  2. 2.Technische Universiteit DelftThe Netherlands

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