BOOK REVIEWS

Coulomb Wave Functions, by A. R. Curtis: Royal Society Mathematical Tables, v. 11, Cambridge University Press, 1964. Reviewed by F. W. J. Olver for Math. Comp. 19 (1965), 341-342.

Asymptotic Expansions, by H. A. Lauwerier:  Mathematisch Centrum, Amsterdam, 1966.  Reviewed by F. W. J. Olver for Quart. Appl. Math. 25 (1967), 117.

The Special Functions and Their Approximations, two volumes, by Y. L. Luke: Academic Press, New York, 1969. Reviewed by F. W. J. Olver for SIAM Rev. 14 (1972), 181-183.

Mathematics for the Analysis of Algorithms, by D. H. Greene and D. E. Knuth: Progress in Computer Science, v. 1 (second edition), Birkhäuser, Boston, 1982. Reviewed by F. W. J. Olver for COMPEL 3 (1984), 53-54.

Computation with Recurrence Relations, by Jet Wimp: Pitman, Boston, 1984. Reviewed by F. W. J. Olver for Math. Comp. 47 (1986), 371-372.

Linear Turning Point Theory, by Wolfgang Wasow: Applied Mathematical Sciences, v. 54, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1985. Reviewed by F. W. J. Olver for SIAM Rev. 28 (1986), 433-435.

Theory of Difference Equations: Numerical Methods and Applications, by V. Lakshmikantham and D. Trigiante: Mathematics in Science and Engineering, v. 181, Academic Press, New York, 1988. Reviewed by F. W. J. Olver for Amer. Sci. 77 (1989), 294-295.

Mathematical Function Library for Microsoft-FORTRAN, by United Laboratories, Inc.: Wiley, New York, 1989. Reviewed by F. W. J. Olver for Math. Comp. 56 (1991), 879-885.

Special Functions: An Introduction to the Classical Functions of Mathematical Physics, by N. M. Temme: Wiley, New York, 1996. Reviewed by F. W. J. Olver for SIAM Rev. 39 (1997), 355-356.

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