The following corrections and other changes have been made in the DLMF, and are pending for the Handbook of Mathematical Functions. The Editors thank the users who have contributed to the accuracy of the DLMF Project by submitting reports of possible errors. For confirmed errors, the Editors have made the corrections listed here.
The correct headings for the second and third columns of this table are and , respectively. Previously these columns were mislabeled as and .
|0.0||1.00000 00000||1.00000 00000|
|0.5||0.93846 98072||0.93846 98072|
|1.0||0.76519 76866||0.76519 76865|
|2.0||0.22389 07791||0.22389 10326|
|5.0||0.17759 67713||0.17902 54097|
|10.0||0.24593 57645||0.07540 53543|
Reported 2014-01-31 by Masataka Urago.
The correct corner coordinates for the 9-point square, given on the last line of this table, are . Originally they were given incorrectly as , .
Reported 2014-01-13 by Stanley Oleszczuk.
Originally the symbol was missing after the second equal sign.
Reported 2012-09-27 by Dennis Heim.
Originally the factor was missing from the second term on the right sides of these equations. Additionally, the condition for the validity of these equations has been weakened.
Reported 2013-07-01 by Volker Thürey.
Originally the term was incorrectly stated as .
Reported 2013-08-01 by Gergő Nemes and subsequently by Nick Jones on December 11, 2013.
Originally a minus sign was missing in the entries for and in the second column (headed ). The correct entries are and . Note: These entries appear online but not in the published print edition. More specifically, Table 22.4.3 in the published print edition is restricted to the three Jacobian elliptic functions , whereas Table 22.4.3 covers all 12 Jacobian elliptic functions.
Reported 2014-02-28 by Svante Janson.
The entry for at has been corrected. The correct entry is . Originally the terms and were given incorrectly as and .
Similarly, the entry for at has been corrected. The correct entry is . Originally the terms and were given incorrectly as and
Reported 2014-02-28 by Svante Janson.
Originally the term was given incorrectly as .
Reported 2014-02-28 by Svante Janson.
Originally the Stirling number was given incorrectly as 6327. The correct number is 63273.
Reported 2013-11-25 by Svante Janson.
Originally the first term on the right side of the equation for was . The correct factor is .
Reported 2013-07-25 by Christopher Künstler.
Originally the sign in front of the second term in this equation was . The correct sign is .
Reported 2013-10-31 by Henryk Witek.
Originally the factor was missing in this equation.
Reported 2012-12-31 by Yu Lin.
A new subsection 13.29(v) has been added to cover computation of confluent hypergeometric functions by continued fractions.
A new subsection 14.5(vi) containing the values of Legendre and Ferrers functions for degree has been added.
A new subsection 15.19(v) has been added to cover computation of the Gauss hypergeometric functions by continued fractions.
Special cases of normalization of Jacobi polynomials for which the general formula is undefined have been stated explicitly in Table 18.3.1.
Entries for the Sage computational system have been updated in the Software Index.
The default document format for DLMF is now HTML5 which includes MathML providing better accessibility and display of mathematics.
All interactive 3D graphics on the DLMF website have been recast using WebGL and X3DOM, improving portability and performance; WebGL it is now the default format.
Several minor improvements were made affecting display and layout; primarily tracking changes to the underlying LaTeXML system.
Reported 2011-08-10 by Michael Somos.
The condition for the validity of (8.17.5) is that and are positive integers and . Previously, no conditions were stated.
Reported 2011-03-23 by Stephen Bourn.
Originally this coefficient was given incorrectly as . The other coefficients in this equation have not been changed.
Reported 2012-05-11 by Antony Lee.
The condition for the validity of this equation is . Originally it was given incorrectly as .
Originally it was stated, incorrectly, that is real when and . This statement is true only for and .
Reported 2012-07-18 by Hans Volkmer and Howard Cohl.
Originally the vector on the right-hand side was given incorrectly as .
Reported 2012-08-27 by Klaas Vantournhout.
The entire original content of this subsection has been replaced by a reference.
The captions for these figures have been corrected to read, in part, “as a function of ” (instead of ). Also, the resolution of the graph in Figure 22.3.22 was improved near .
Reported 2011-10-30 by Paul Abbott.
Originally the denominator was given incorrectly as .
Reported 2012-02-16 by James D. Walker.
This equation is true only for . Previously, was also allowed.
Reported 2012-05-14 by Vladimir Yurovsky.
Originally this equation was given incorrectly as
Reported 2011-09-05 by Suresh Govindarajan.
On August 24, 2012 Dr. Adri B. Olde Daalhuis was added as Mathematics Editor. This addition has been recorded at the end of the Preface.
Bibliographic citations were added in §§5.5(iii), 5.6(i), 5.10, 5.21, 7.13(ii), 10.19(iii), 10.21(i), 10.21(iv), 10.21(xiii), 10.21(xiv), 10.42, 10.46, 10.74(vii), 13.8(ii), 13.9(i), 13.9(ii), 13.11, 13.29(iv), 14.11, 15.13, 15.19(i), 17.18, 18.16(ii), 18.16(iv), 18.26(v), 19.12, 19.36(iv), 20.7(i), 20.7(ii), 20.7(iii), 20.7(vii), 25.11(iv), 25.18(i), 26.12(iv), 28.24, 28.34(ii), 29.20(i), 31.17(ii), 32.17, and as a general reference in Chapter 3.
A cross-reference was added in §21.2(i).
Other minor changes were made in the bibliography and index.
Several minor improvements were made affecting display of math and graphics on the web site; the software index and help files were updated.
Originally the left-hand side was given correctly as ; the equation is true also for .
Several minor improvements were made affecting display on the web site; the help files were revised.
The formulas in these subsections are valid only for . No conditions on were given originally.
Reported 2010-10-18 by Andreas Kurt Richter.
Originally the ordinate labels 2 and 4 in this figure were placed too high.
Reported 2010-11-08 by Wolfgang Ehrhardt.
Originally the argument to in this equation was incorrect (, rather than ), and the condition on was too weak (, rather than ). Also, the factor multiplying was rewritten to clarify the poles; originally it was .
Reported 2010-11-02 by Alvaro Valenzuela.
Originally the differential was identified incorrectly as ; the correct differential is .
The coefficient for in the first row of this table originally omitted the parentheses and was given as , instead of .
Reported 2010-09-16 by Kendall Atkinson.
Originally it was implied that is an elliptic integral. It was clarified that is an elliptic integral iff the stated conditions hold; originally these conditions were stated as sufficient but not necessary. In particular, does not satisfy these conditions.
Originally the limiting form for in the last line of this table was incorrect (, instead of ).
Originally this equation appeared with the upper limit of integration as , rather than .
Reported 2010-07-08 by Charles Karney.
Originally this equation appeared with in the summation, instead of .
Reported 2010-11-07 by Layne Watson.
Originally this equation appeared with in the second term, rather than .
The definition of the notation was added in Common Notations and Definitions.
The general references for each chapter were inserted under the i-symbol on the chapter title pages. Originally these appeared only in the References sections of the individual chapters in the Handbook.
The definition of was revised in Notations.
Additions and revisions were made in the Cross Index for Computing Special Functions.
The Handbook of Mathematical Functions was published, and the Digital Library of Mathematical Functions was released.