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- Adrien-Marie Legendre [r]: (1752 – 1833) important French mathematician whose name lives on in the Legendre polynomials and associated Legendre functions.
^{[e]} - Associated Legendre function [r]: Function defined by where
*P*denotes a Legendre function._{ℓ}^{[e]} - Catalog of special functions [r]:
*Add brief definition or description* - Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization [r]: Sequential procedure or algorithm for constructing a set of mutually orthogonal vectors from a given set of linearly independent vectors.
^{[e]} - Kronecker delta [r]: A quantity depending on two subscripts which is equal to one when they are equal and zero when they are unequal.
^{[e]} - Laplace expansion (potential) [r]: An expansion by means of which the determinant of a matrix may be computed in terms of the determinants of all possible smaller square matrices contained in the original.
^{[e]} - Spherical harmonics [r]: A series of harmonic basis functions that can be used to describe the boundary of objects with spherical topology.
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