Asymptotic methods are frequently used in many branches of both pure and applied mathematics, and this classic text remains the most up-to-date book dealing with one important aspect of this area, namely, asymptotic approximations of integrals. In this book, all results are proved rigorously, and many of the approximation formulas are accompanied by error bounds. A thorough discussion on multidimensional integrals is given, with references provided. Asymptotic Approximations of Integrals contains the 'distributional method', not available elsewhere. Most of the examples in this text come from concrete applications. Since its publication twelve years ago, significant developments have occurred in the general theory of asymptotic expansions, including smoothing of the Stokes phenomenon, uniform exponentially improved asymptotic expansions, and hyperasymptotics. These new concepts belong to the area now known as 'exponential asymptotics'. Expositions of these new theories are available in papers published in various journals, but not yet in book form.
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This classic text remains the most up-to-date book to deal with asymptotic approximations of integrals. All results discussed are proved rigorously, and many of the approximation formulas are accompanied by error bounds. Included is a thorough discussion on multidimensional integrals, with references provided, plus the 'distributional method', not available elsewhere.About the Author:
Roderick S. C. Wong is a Professor of Mathematics and Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the City University of Hong Kong. The author of over 80 published papers and four edited books, Professor Wong currently serves on the editorial board of seven journals. He is the recipient of several prestigious honors, awards, and grants and is an honorary professor at three universities.
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Book Description Academic Pr, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110127625356