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Ramanujan's Radial Limits and Mixed Mock Modular Bilateral q-Hypergeometric Series

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  26 October 2015

Eric Mortenson*
Affiliation:
Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik, Vivatsgasse 7, 53111 Bonn, Germany (etmortenson@gmail.com)

Abstract

Using results from Ramanujan's lost notebook, Zudilin recently gave an insightful proof of a radial limit result of Folsom et al. for mock theta functions. Here we see that Mortenson's previous work on the dual nature of Appell–Lerch sums and partial theta functions and on constructing bilateral q-series with mixed mock modular behaviour is well suited for such radial limits. We present five more radial limit results, which follow from mixed mock modular bilateral q-hypergeometric series. We also obtain the mixed mock modular bilateral series for a universal mock theta function of Gordon and McIntosh. The later bilateral series can be used to compute radial limits for many classical second-, sixth-, eighth- and tenth-order mock theta functions.

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Copyright © Edinburgh Mathematical Society 2015 

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