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Inverting elliptic integrals
Posted:
Mar 12, 1997 2:24 PM


Is it possible to invert an incomplete elliptic integral of the third kind (Legendre's canonical form)? The books I have looked at give the elliptic function sn as the inverse of the first kind of integral but I have yet to find inverses for the second or third kinds. Is this just a problem of only one of the integrals being bijective over its domain? Thanks in advance, Gordon Inverarity



