A Mathematica Package for Proving q-Hypergeometric Multi-Sum Identities


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This package is part of the RISCErgoSum bundle. See Download and Installation.

Short Description

qMultiSum is a Mathematica package for proving q-hypergeometric multiple summation identities. The package has been developed by Axel Riese, a former member of the RISC Combinatorics group.

Accompanying Files

Some examples can be found in the Mathematica notebook accompanying the author’s qZeil implementation.

Important Upgrade Information

Beginning with version 2.2 the main function is called pqTelescope instead of qTelescope.


Information on the installation and use of the package (together with its theoretical background) can be found in the paper
  • A. Riese, qMultiSum - A Package for Proving q-Hypergeometric Multiple Summation Identities, Journal of Symbolic Computation 35 (2003), 349-376. [original pdf from JSC] [local copy]