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From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-04-12 06:31:22

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Schmitteckert (boost) [mailto:boost_at_[hidden]]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2001 10:55 AM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] Review Request: Special functions, Quaternions,
> Octonions

> AFAIK the notion of s"special functions" refers to:
> ->Gamma-, Beta-, incomplete Gamma-, Error-,
> Chi-square- functions, probability functions,
> -> exponential integrals, all kind of Bessel functions,
> -> hypergeometric functions,
> -> elliptic integrals, Cosine & SIne & Dawson integral
> -> sperical harmonics
> & ... more stuff you can find in "Abramowitz & Stegun"

I think these would all be excellent candidates for BOOSTing.

I have some of these in Standard C++.

> BTW: Looking at this package I wondered if someone is working
> on Clebsch-Gordon coefficients and 3j, 6j and 9j symbols?

If these are easily computed, I may be able to use NTL very high accuracy to
calculate then for 128-bit floating point use like math constants.


Dr Paul A Bristow, hetp Chromatography
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Kendal, Cumbria
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