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Abstract and Applied Analysis
Volume 2013, Article ID 840704, 6 pages
Research Article

Note on a -Contour Integral Formula of Gasper-Rahman

School of Mathematical Science, Huaiyin Normal University, Huai’an, Jiangsu 223300, China

Received 23 May 2013; Accepted 6 August 2013

Academic Editor: Shanhe Wu

Copyright © 2013 Jian-Ping Fang. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We use the -Chu-Vandermonde formula and transformation technique to derive a more general -integral equation given by Gasper and Rahman, which involves the Cauchy polynomial. In addition, some applications of the general formula are presented in this paper.