1. CMB 2005 (vol 48 pp. 147)
||Baker-Type Estimates for Linear Forms in the Values of $q$-Series |
We obtain lower estimates for the absolute values
of linear forms of the values of generalized Heine
series at non-zero points of an imaginary quadratic field~$\II$,
in particular of the values of $q$-exponential function.
These estimates depend on the individual coefficients,
not only on the maximum of their absolute values.
The proof uses a variant of classical Siegel's method
applied to a system of functional Poincar\'e-type equations
and the connection between the solutions of these functional
equations and the generalized Heine series.
Keywords:measure of linear independence, $q$-series