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Axioms 2012, 1(3), 365-371; doi:10.3390/axioms1030365

New Curious Bilateral q-Series Identities

Institut Camille Jordan, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
Fakultät für Mathematik der Universität Wien, Nordbergstraße 15, A-1090 Wien, Austria
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Received: 17 September 2012 / Revised: 9 October 2012 / Accepted: 17 October 2012 / Published: 31 October 2012
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By applying a classical method, already employed by Cauchy, to a terminating curious summation by one of the authors, a new curious bilateral q-series identity is derived. We also apply the same method to a quadratic summation by Gessel and Stanton, and to a cubic summation by Gasper, respectively, to derive a bilateral quadratic and a bilateral cubic summation formula. View Full-Text
Keywords: bilateral basic hypergeometric series; q-series; curious summations bilateral basic hypergeometric series; q-series; curious summations
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Jouhet, F.; Schlosser, M.J. New Curious Bilateral q-Series Identities. Axioms 2012, 1, 365-371.

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