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Calculation of the Gamma Function by Stirling's Formula

Robert Spira
Mathematics of Computation
Vol. 25, No. 114 (Apr., 1971), pp. 317-322
DOI: 10.2307/2004927
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2004927
Page Count: 6

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Abstract

In this paper, we derive a simple error estimate for the Stirling formula and also give numerical coefficients.

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