# §34.13 Methods of Computation

Methods of computation for $3j$ and $6j$ symbols include recursion relations, see Schulten and Gordon (1975a), Luscombe and Luban (1998), and Edmonds (1974, pp. 42–45, 48–51, 97–99); summation of single-sum expressions for these symbols, see Varshalovich et al. (1988, §§8.2.6, 9.2.1) and Fang and Shriner (1992); evaluation of the generalized hypergeometric functions of unit argument that represent these symbols, see Srinivasa Rao and Venkatesh (1978) and Srinivasa Rao (1981).

For $9j$ symbols, methods include evaluation of the single-sum series (34.6.2), see Fang and Shriner (1992); evaluation of triple-sum series, see Varshalovich et al. (1988, §10.2.1) and Srinivasa Rao et al. (1989). A review of methods of computation is given in Srinivasa Rao and Rajeswari (1993, Chapter VII, pp. 235–265). See also Roothaan and Lai (1997) and references given there.