BUILT-IN WOLFRAM LANGUAGE SYMBOL
- Mathematical function, suitable for both symbolic and numerical manipulation.
- The satisfies the recurrence relation with .
- AlternatingFactorial can be evaluated to arbitrary numerical precision.
- AlternatingFactorial automatically threads over lists.
Compute the first several alternating factorial numbers:
Plot the values on a log scale:
Expand the alternating factorial in terms of other functions:
Give the closed form of the following alternating sum:
The alternating factorial numbers give the solution to the following recurrence:
Introduced in 2014