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SOME MONOTONICITY RESULTS FOR RATIOS OF MODIFIED BESSEL FUNCTIONS
HENRY C. SIMPSON and SCOTT J. SPECTOR
Quarterly of Applied Mathematics
Vol. 42, No. 1 (April 1984), pp. 95-98
Published by: Brown University
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/43637252
Page Count: 4
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We consider the functions να(t) = tI α(t)/Iα+I(t) where Iα are the modified Bessel functions of the first kind of order α ≥ 0. We prove that vα is strictly monotone and strictly convex on R₊. These results have application in finite elasticity.
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