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Mathematical Treasure: Laplace, Lame, and Bessel Functions

Author(s): 
Frank J. Swetz (Pennsylvania State University)

Isaac Todhunter (1820-1884) was an English mathematician and a prolific textbook writer. In 1875, Todhunter published Elementary Treatise on Laplace’s Functions, Lame’s Functions and Bessel’s Functions. The images shown here are from a copy held by the University of Toronto; the entire text is available in the Internet Archive. The title page of this work is shown here:

The first few pages: the “Preface,” "Contents," and first page of text allow an appreciation of Todhunter’s scope of coverage and intent.

Frank J. Swetz (Pennsylvania State University), "Mathematical Treasure: Laplace, Lame, and Bessel Functions," Convergence (July 2018)

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