M. Abramowitz and I. A. Stegun Handbook of mathematical functions. Abramowitz and Stegun: Handbook of Mathematical Functions. Table of contents · Electronic index to all pages and sections · Electronic subject index. Abramowitz and Stegun (AS) is a mathematical reference work edited by Milton Abramowitz and Irene Stegun of the United States National Bureau of Standards .
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Its influence on science and engineering is evidenced by its popularity. The Handbook is likely the most widely distributed and most cited NIST technical publication of all time. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
segun Nowadays, computer algebra systems have replaced the function tablesbut the Handbook remains an important reference source. Department of CommerceCambridge University Press.
Abramowitz and Stegun: Handbook of Mathematical Functions
Mathematics Handbook Becomes Best Seller”. Page 97 showing part of a table of common logarithms. Milton Abramowitz and Irene A. While there was only one edition of the work, it went through many print runs including a growing number of corrections. Pocketbook of Mathematical Functions. Retrieved from ” https: At the time of its publication, the Handbook was an essential resource for practitioners.
All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from December Because the Handbook is the work of U. Reprint edition by Dover Publications:.
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The foreword discusses a meeting in in which it was agreed that “the advent of high-speed computing equipment changed the task of table making but definitely did not remove the need for tables”. And its influence will persist as it is currently being updated in digital format by NIST.
Since it was first published inthe page Handbook has been one of the most abramovkch sources of information on special functionscontaining definitions, identities, approximations, plots, and tables of values of numerous functions used in virtually all steggun of applied mathematics.
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More than 1, pages long, the Handbook of Mathematical Functions was first published in and reprinted many times, with yet another reprint in Milton Abramowitz and Irene Stegun.
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