Stirling numbers revisited. (English) Zbl 0951.11009

Summary: The domains of the Stirling numbers of both kinds are extended from \(\mathbb{N}^2\) to \(\mathbb{Z}^2\). These extensions lead to Laurent series, ‘special branches’ and interesting formulas (including the ‘Stirling Duality Law’).


11B73 Bell and Stirling numbers
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