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Topic: Inverting elliptic integrals
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wes

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Re: Inverting elliptic integrals
Posted: Jul 28, 2004 6:30 PM
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In article <muqqag9mwbv2@legacy>, powers@computer.org says...
> I need the inverse of the (incomplete) elliptic integral of the second
> kind. It is well defined but I can't track down a solution or code
> for it.
>
> Did you get any response to your message?
>
> David
>
> On Wed, 12 Mar 1997 19:24:49 GMT, Gordon Inverarity wrote:

> >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

>
>

Go to functions.wolfram.com and all will be revealed.

Wes





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