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Contents: N. M. Atakishiyev [N. M. Atakishiev] and S. K. Suslov, Difference hypergeometric functions (1--35); M. E. H. Ismail, R. Perline and J. Wimp, Pade approximants for some $q$-hypergeometric functions (37--50); S. C. Milne, Summation theorems for basic hypergeometric series of Schur function argument (51--77); P. Nevai, Orthogonal polynomials, recurrences, Jacobi matrices, and measures (79--104); A. L. Levin and E. B. Saff, Szego type asymptotics for minimal Blaschke products (105--126); A. I. Aptekarev and H. Stahl [Herbert Stahl], Asymptotics of Hermite-Pade polynomials (127--167); A. A. Gonchar, E. A. Rakhmanov and S. P. Suetin, On the rate of convergence of Pade approximants of orthogonal expansions (169--190); D. S. Lubinsky, Spurious poles in diagonal rational approximation (191--213); C. A. Micchelli, Expansions for integrals relative to invariant measures determined by contractive affine maps (215--239); S. Demko, Approximation of measures by fractal generation techniques (241--260); R. A. DeVore, P. Petrushev and X. M. Yu [Xiang Ming Yu], Nonlinear wavelet approximation in the space $C({

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