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Favard constant

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In mathematics, the Favard constant, also called the Akhiezer–Krein–Favard constant, of order r is defined as

This constant is named after the French mathematician Jean Favard, and after the Soviet mathematicians Naum Akhiezer and Mark Krein.

Particular values[edit]


This constant is used in solutions of several extremal problems, for example


  • Weisstein, Eric W. "Favard Constants". MathWorld.