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Compute Erf(z) using Fresnel integrals

I have to compute $\operatorname{erf}(z)$ using the Fresnel integrals. I have the relation: $$C(z)+iS(z)=\frac{1+i}{2}\operatorname{erf}\left[ \frac{\sqrt{\pi}}{2}(1-i)z \right].$$ But ...
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Are Complex Substitutions Legal in Integration?

This question has been irritating me for awhile so I thought I'd ask here. Are complex substitutions in integration okay? Can the following substitution used to evaluate the Fresnel integrals: ...