## Kusse, Mathematical Physics: Applied Mathematics for Scientists and Engineers (2nd ed.)

- R. Bruce
- [Germany]: Wiley-VCH,
- 2006

The classical orthogonal functions of mathematical physics are closely related to Lie groups. Specifically, they are matrix elements of, or basis vectors for, unitary irreducible representations of lowdimensional Lie groups. We illustrate this connection for: The Wigner functions, spherical harmonics, and Legendre polynomials; the Bessel functions; and the… (More)

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