Mathematician:George Neville Watson

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English mathematician who applied complex analysis to the theory of special functions.




  • Born: 31 January 1886 in Westward Ho!, Devon, England
  • Died: 2 February 1965 in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England

Theorems and Definitions

Results named for George Neville Watson can be found here.


  • 1903: A method for determining a very rapidly converging series for the square root of any positive integer
  • 1907: The Expansion of Products of Hypergeometric Functions
  • 1908: A Series for the Square of the Hypergeometric Function
  • 1909: The Cubic Transformation of the Hypergeometric Function
  • 1922: The Theory of Bessel functions

Also known as

George Neville Watson is usually known as Neville Watson.