Bill Allombert on Mon, 16 Mar 2009 18:31:43 +0100

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Re: Stirling numbers

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 05:37:40PM +0100, Rampal S Etienne wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a quick way of computing the vector of Stirling numbers of the
> first kind s(n,k) for all k?

A function stirling is available in PARI staring with SVN version r8396.

> The catalogue only gives an example for Stirling numbers of the second kind.

> By the way, the function stirling does not seem to work, or is there a
> different way to call it?

Could you be more specific ?

? ?stirling
stirling(n,k,{flag=1}): If flag=1 (default) return the Stirling number of the
first kind s(n,k), if flag=2, return the Stirling number of the second kind

? stirling(5,2)
%1 = -50