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<h3 class="section">7.34 References and Further Reading</h3>

<p>The library follows the conventions of <cite>Abramowitz &amp; Stegun</cite> where
possible,
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<li><!-- /@w --> Abramowitz &amp; Stegun (eds.), <cite>Handbook of Mathematical Functions</cite>
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<p>The following papers contain information on the algorithms used 
to compute the special functions,
<a name="index-MISCFUN"></a>
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<li><!-- /@w --> Allan J. MacLeod, MISCFUN: A software package to compute uncommon
special functions.  <cite>ACM Trans. Math. Soft.</cite>, vol. 22,
1996, 288&ndash;301

</li><li><!-- /@w --> G.N. Watson, A Treatise on the Theory of Bessel Functions,
2nd Edition (Cambridge University Press, 1944).

</li><li><!-- /@w --> G. Nemeth, Mathematical Approximations of Special Functions,
Nova Science Publishers, ISBN 1-56072-052-2

</li><li><!-- /@w --> B.C. Carlson, Special Functions of Applied Mathematics (1977)

</li><li><!-- /@w --> N. M. Temme, Special Functions: An Introduction to the Classical
Functions of Mathematical Physics (1996), ISBN 978-0471113133.

</li><li><!-- /@w --> W.J. Thompson, Atlas for Computing Mathematical Functions, John Wiley &amp; Sons,
New York (1997).

</li><li><!-- /@w --> Y.Y. Luke, Algorithms for the Computation of Mathematical Functions, Academic
Press, New York (1977).

</li><li><!-- /@w --> S. A. Holmes and W. E. Featherstone, A unified approach to the Clenshaw
summation and the recursive computation of very high degree and order
normalised associated Legendre functions, Journal of Geodesy, 76,
pg. 279-299, 2002.

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