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Special Functions: Group Theoretical Aspects and Applications
By W. Schempp (editor), Richard Askey (editor) and T. H. Koornwinder (editor)
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Publisher Springer Verlag
Publication date January 1, 2002
Pages 348
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781402003196
ISBN-10 1402003196
Original list price $189.00
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