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David

Darling

hypergeometric function

A hypergeometric function is the sum of the hypergeometric series:

 

F(a; b; c; x) = 1 + ab x/1.c + a(a + 1)b(b + 1) x2 /1.2. c(c + 1) + ...

 

Many common functions can be written as hypergeometric functions.