F. W. J. OlverInstitute for Physical Science and Technology and Department
of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.
This chapter is based in part on
Abramowitz and Stegun (1964, Chapter 10) by H. A. Antosiewicz. The author
is pleased to acknowledge the assistance of Bruce R. Fabijonas for computing
the numerical tables in §9.9, and of Leonard Maximon for writing
The main references used in writing this chapter are
Miller (1946) and Olver (1997b).
For additional bibliographic reading see Bleistein and Handelsman (1975),
Jeffreys and Jeffreys (1956), Lebedev (1965), Temme (1996b),
Wasow (1965, 1985), and Wong (1989).