Séminaire Lotharingien de Combinatoire, B41d (1998), 21pp.

Bernard Leclerc

On certain formulas of Karlin and Szegö

Abstract. Some identities due to Karlin and Szegö which provide a relationship between determinants of classical orthogonal polynomials of Wronskian and Hankel type are shown to be specializations of a general algebraic identity between minors of a matrix.

Received: September 8, 1998; Accepted: January 21, 1999.

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