About the Project
About the Project

René F. Swarttouw

Photograph of René F. Swarttouw

René Swarttouw (b. 1964 in The Hague, The Netherlands) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics of the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Swarttouw is mainly a teacher of mathematics and has published a few papers on special functions and orthogonal polynomials. He is coauthor of the book Hypergeometric Orthogonal Polynomials and Their q-AnaloguesHypergeometric Orthogonal Polynomials and Their q-Analogues.

Swarttouw is coauthor of the following DLMF chapter

Swarttouw served as a Validator for the original release and publication in May 2010 of the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions and the NIST Handbook of Mathematical Functions.