Associated Legendre functions

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The associated Legendre functions P^m_n(x) are most conveniently defined in terms of derivatives of the Legendre polynomials:

 P^m_n(x)= (1-x^2)^{m/2} \frac{d^m}{dx^m} P_n(x)