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Hypergeometric transformations of linear forms in one logarithm

Carlo Viola and Wadim Zudilin

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We discuss hypergeometric constructions of rational approximations to values of the logarithm function.

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Funct. Approx. Comment. Math., Volume 39, Number 2 (2008), 211-222.

First available in Project Euclid: 19 December 2008

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Primary: 33C05: Classical hypergeometric functions, $_2F_1$
Secondary: 11J82: Measures of irrationality and of transcendence 33C60: Hypergeometric integrals and functions defined by them ($E$, $G$, $H$ and $I$ functions)

Rational approximation irrationality measure hypergeometric series hypergeometric integral


Viola, Carlo; Zudilin, Wadim. Hypergeometric transformations of linear forms in one logarithm. Funct. Approx. Comment. Math. 39 (2008), no. 2, 211--222. doi:10.7169/facm/1229696572.

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