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[[Michael Danos]] and [[Johann Rafelski]] edited the “''Pocketbook of Mathematical Functions''”, published by [[Verlag Harri Deutsch]] in 1984.<ref name="Danos_1984">{{cite book title=Pocketbook of Mathematical Functions editorfirst1=Michael editorlast1=Danos editorfirst2=Johann editorlast2=Rafelski editorlink2=Johann Rafelski editorfirst3=Milton editorlast3=Abramowitz editorlink3=Milton Abramowitz editorfirst4=Irene Ann editorlast4=Stegun editorlink4=Irene Ann Stegun publisher=[[Verlag Harri Deutsch]] location=Thun, Frankfurt/Main date=1984 isbn=3871448184 id=ISBN 9783871448188 url=https://books.google.com/books/about/Pocketbook_of_Mathematical_Functions.html?id=rAMbAQAAIAAJ accessdate=20160313}} (468 pages)</ref><ref name="REV_182_18">{{cite journal title=Reviews and Descriptions of Tables and Books 18: Milton Abramowitz and Irene A. Stegun. Pocketbook of Mathematical Functions  Abridged Edition of Handbook of Mathematical Functions. Material selected by Michael Danos and Johann Rafelski authorfirst=John William authorlast=Wrench, Jr. authorlink=John William Wrench, Jr. journal=[[Mathematics of Computation]] issn=00255718 eissn=10886842 publisher=[[American Mathematical Society]] volume=50 number=182 date=April 1988 pages=646–647 jstor=2008636 doi=10.2307/2008636 id=MSC:3300,65A05 url=http://www.ams.org/journals/mcom/198850182/S0025571888998055/S0025571888998055.pdf accessdate=20160313}}</ref> The book is an abridged version of Abramowitz's and Stegun's Handbook, retaining most of the formulas (except for the first and the two last original chapters, which were dropped), but reducing the numerical tables to a minimum,<ref name="Danos_1984"/> which, by this time, could be easily calculated with [[scientific pocket calculator]]s.<ref name="REV_182_18"/> The references were removed as well.<ref name="REV_182_18"/> Most known errata were incorporated, the physical constants updated and the nowfirst chapter saw some slight enlargement compared to the former second chapter.<ref name="REV_182_18"/> The numbering of formulas was kept for easier crossreference.<ref name="REV_182_18"/>
The “[[Digital Library of Mathematical Functions]]” (DLMF) and the ''[[NIST Handbook of Mathematical Functions]]'', published by [[Cambridge University Press]].
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