[Maxima] Hypergeometric function notation
willisb at unk.edu
Tue Jul 29 10:45:43 CDT 2008
-----"Robert Dodier" <robert.dodier at gmail.com> wrote: -----
>> (0) The subscripts on %f give redundant information. We could have
>> maxtex & displa include these subscipts.
>Well, if that's the case, then omit the redundant subscripts from
>the (...) part, not the [...].
I take this back, the subscripts aren't redundant. We could allow
(here 'a' and 'b' are non-lists):
f : %f[2,1](a,b,x) --> noun form,
subst([a = [1,1], b = ], f) --> 1/(1-x),
subst(a = [1,2,3], f) --> error!
Such a scheme (plus, I suppose, a simplifying push function) would allow
us to do fun things with derivatives of the hypergeometric functions...
More information about the Maxima