We give a new proof of the classical Watson theorem for the summation of a _{3}F_{2} hypergeometric series of unit argument. The proof relies on the two well-known Gauss summation theorems for the _{2}F_{1} function.

title = "A new proof of Watson's theorem for the series 3F2(1)",

abstract = "We give a new proof of the classical Watson theorem for the summation of a 3F2 hypergeometric series of unit argument. The proof relies on the two well-known Gauss summation theorems for the 2F1 function.",

author = "Rathie, {Arjun K.} and Paris, {Richard B.}",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - A new proof of Watson's theorem for the series 3F2(1)

AU - Rathie, Arjun K.

AU - Paris, Richard B.

PY - 2009

Y1 - 2009

N2 - We give a new proof of the classical Watson theorem for the summation of a 3F2 hypergeometric series of unit argument. The proof relies on the two well-known Gauss summation theorems for the 2F1 function.

AB - We give a new proof of the classical Watson theorem for the summation of a 3F2 hypergeometric series of unit argument. The proof relies on the two well-known Gauss summation theorems for the 2F1 function.