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Lie Theory and Special Functions

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Lie Theory and Special Functions
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Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0124974503
ISBN-13: 9780124974500
Number of pages: 338

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This monograph is the result of an attempt to understand the role played by special function theory in the formalism of mathematical physics. It demonstrates explicitly that special functions which arise in the study of mathematical models of physical phenomena are in many cases dictated by symmetry groups admitted by the models.

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