# Mathematician:Irene Ann Stegun

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## Mathematician

American mathematician who took over the work of co-editing the *Handbook of Mathematical Functions* from Milton Abramowitz, who died in 1958 before the work was complete.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: 9th February 1919
- Died: 27th January 2008

## Publications

- 1955:
*Generation of Coulomb Wave Functions by Means of Recurrence Relations*(with Milton Abramowitz) - 1956:
*Pitfalls in Computation*(with Milton Abramowitz) - 1957:
*Generation of Bessel Functions on High Speed Computers*(with Milton Abramowitz) - 1963:
*Ferroelectric Switching and the Sievert Integral*(with P.H. Fang) - 1964:
*Handbook of Mathematical Functions*(as co-editor with Milton Abramowitz) - 1970:
*Automatic computing methods for special functions*(with Ruth Zucker) - 1974:
*Automatic computing methods for special functions. Part II. The exponential integral $\map {\mathrm {En} } x$*(with Ruth Zucker) - 1976:
*Automatic computing methods for special functions. Part III. The sine, cosine, exponential integrals, and related functions*(with Ruth Zucker) - 1981:
*Automatic Computing Methods for Special Functions. Part IV. Complex Error Function, Fresnel Integrals, and Other Related Functions*(with Ruth Zucker)