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Turan's inequality for appell polynomials

Journal of Inequalities and Applications20062006:91420

Received: 31 October 2003

Accepted: 22 November 2003

Published: 3 January 2006


We give some necessary and sufficient conditions for the class of Appell polynomials to satisfy well-known Turan's inequality. Among the other corollaries, we apply our results to some classes of orthogonal polynomials.


  • Orthogonal Polynomial


Authors’ Affiliations

Mathematical Institute SANU, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro


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