A very general function defined by

where , , , and are Complex Numbers such that the pole of for , 2, ..., coincides with any Pole of for , 2, ..., . In addition , is a Contour in the complex -plane from to such that and lie to the right and left of , respectively.

**References**

Carter, B. D. and Springer, M. D. ``The Distribution of Products, Quotients, and Powers of Independent -Functions.''
*SIAM J. Appl. Math.* **33**, 542-558, 1977.

Fox, C. ``The and -Functions as Symmetrical Fourier Kernels.'' *Trans. Amer. Math. Soc.* **98**,
395-429, 1961.

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