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Topic: ellipse points regularly spaced, or inverse of the incomplete
elliptic integral of the second (not first) kind

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Bruno Luong

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Re: ellipse points regularly spaced, or inverse of the incomplete
Posted: May 26, 2010 3:19 PM
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"Felipe G. Nievinski" <> wrote in message <htjlqp$e3q$>...

> I found this statement at <>:
> "[elliptic] integrals of the second kind, ... are not invertible
> in terms of single-valued functions"
> though I find the treatment given, in terms of the so-called elliptic
> symmetric integrals, a little hard to digest.

Are they talking about invertible in C or in R? To illustrate, y = x^3 is invertible in R but not in C. This is surely an "incomplete" statement. LOL

Your post is too long to read, and did not even spot any question. Is it just a discussion?


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