Questions on the famed $\zeta(s)$ function of Riemann, and its properties.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
1answer
63 views

Probability that two random integers have only one prime factor in common

The probability that two integers picked at random are relatively prime is known to be $1/\zeta{(2)}=6/\pi^2\approx0.607927...$. Generalizing, the probability that $n$ random integers have $\gcd=1$ is ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

Riemann functional equation question?

I was looking through the derivation of the Riemann functional equation, and I understand how to obtain the result $$ \pi^{-\frac s2} \Gamma (\frac s2) \zeta(s) = \pi^{-\frac{1-s}{2}} ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

zeros of Incomplet Gamma function

for which values of complex variable $z$ let us getting the zeros of incomplet gamma function ($\Gamma(0.5,z)$) ? I would be interest for any replies or any comments
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Logistic function approximation of the real valued Riemann $\zeta(x)$ function

Given the function: $$f(x)=\dfrac{a}{1-b\exp(-cx)}+d$$ where: $a = 0.7071$, $b = 2.21$, $c = 0.7672$, $d = 0.2942$, I found the following inequality: $$|\zeta(x) - f(x)|\lt \epsilon$$ for ...
4
votes
1answer
62 views

Analytic Continuation of Zeta Function using Bernoulli Numbers

In my complex analysis textbook by Stein and Shakarchi, as an exercise, I am supposed to extend $\zeta(s)$ to the entire complex plane using Bernoulli numbers, but I am stuck. I can prove that $$ ...
2
votes
0answers
38 views

Why does the Riemann Xi function $(\xi(s))$ have order of growth 1

Why does $s(s-1)\xi(s)$, have order of growth 1? In other words, why is it that $\forall \epsilon > 0 $ $\exists A_{\epsilon},B_{\epsilon} \in \mathbb R_+$ so that $\forall s \in \mathbb C$, ...
3
votes
0answers
69 views

An interesting identity involving powers of $\pi$ and alternating zeta series

It happens that, for any $m\geq 1$, $$\sum_{n=0}^{+\infty}\frac{(-1)^n}{(2n+1)^{2m+1}}=\frac{E_{2m}}{2\cdot(2m)!}\left(\frac{\pi}{2}\right)^{2m+1}\tag{1}$$ where $E_{2m}$ is an integer number. My ...
2
votes
0answers
69 views

Is this the chord G Major I am hearing as base tones from interference of zeta zeros times eigenvalues of the von Mangoldt function matrix?

Mathematica knows that the logarithm of $n$ is: $$\log(n) = \lim\limits_{s \rightarrow 1} \zeta(s)\left(1 - \frac{1}{n^{(s - 1)}}\right)$$ The von Mangoldt function should then be: ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Why doesn't the functional equation imply that $\zeta(s)=0$ for positive even integers?

The Riemann Zeta Function satisfies the functional equation $\zeta(s)=2^s\pi^{s-1}\sin\left(\dfrac{\pi s}{2}\right)\Gamma(1-s)\zeta(1-s)$. But when $s$ is a positive even number, $\sin\left(\dfrac{\pi ...
0
votes
2answers
46 views

Values of Incomplete gamma function

Look this claim : Does $\Gamma(0.5,-x^2)= i\alpha$, for $x$ large real number? i=unity imaginary part $\alpha$ is real number I would like someone to prove me this if it's a true claim
1
vote
1answer
40 views

An inequality of riemann zeta function

I need show this inequality Let $\sigma >1$, show that $$\zeta(\sigma)\geq \frac{\sigma^2}{(\sigma-1)(2\sigma-1)}$$ Any help is appreciated Thanks!
2
votes
1answer
54 views

Finding $\zeta(4)$ by Taylor series

Is it possible to solve Zeta(4) function using something similar to the solution for zeta(2) as seen in this video? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTPKyC3Udns
4
votes
1answer
97 views

Category theoretic approaches to Riemann Hypothesis?

I was wondering if there has been any category theoretic advancements in the study of the Riemann Hypothesis and the theory surrounding it? This question is meant in the same vein as these ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Question about the convergence of an infinite series in all of $\mathbb{C}$.

Does the following infinite series: $$G(s):=\displaystyle \sum^{\infty}_{n=1} \frac{(-1)^{n+1}}{n^s + \frac{1}{n^s}}$$ converge for all $s \in \mathbb{C}$ (especially in the critical strip; since ...
3
votes
0answers
24 views

Are there any new research results on approximating Riemann $\Xi(z)$ by a Fourier transformation

Riemann $\Xi(z)$ function is related to Riemann $\zeta(s)$ function via ($s=1/2+i z$): $$\Xi(z)=\frac{1}{2}s(s-1)\pi^{-s/2}\Gamma(s/2)\zeta(s)$$ The functional equation for $\zeta(s)$ is equivalent ...
5
votes
0answers
109 views

Riemann Zeta function, quaternions and physics

Disclaimer: This question is rather vague, and thus probably not suitable for Mathoverflow, so I prefer to ask it here. I'm sorry if it doesn't meet the standards of this site. Several years ago, I ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Plotting the pair correlation function for the zeta zeros /GUE

I am making a shameless request for instructions on how to plot this: from this page. I can see from here that normalizing the zeros is given by ...
5
votes
2answers
83 views

Riemann Zeta function Analytic continuation integral

Following Riemann paper about analytic continuation of Zeta Function: http://www.maths.tcd.ie/pub/HistMath/People/Riemann/Zeta/EZeta.pdf I can't understand the contour integral step: "If one now ...
5
votes
0answers
76 views

Generating function of the squared Riemann zeta function

It's a well known fact that $$\sum_{k=2}^{\infty} \zeta(k) x^k=-x \psi(1-x)-x\gamma \space (|x|<1) $$ but I didn't meet yet a version for squared Riemann zeta function $$\sum_{k=2}^{\infty} ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

A question about theorem 2 in de Bruin's 1950 paper “The roots of trigonometric integrals”

Theorem 2 of de Bruin's paper titled "The roots of trigonometric integrals" (Duke Math. J., 17 (1950)) is given by: What does it mean by "the function $q(x)$ be regular in the sector...? Does it ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Question about Riemann's alternating zeta function

Let $\xi$ be Riemann's alternating zeta function. We set $g(\alpha,t)=|\xi(\alpha,t)|^2$ for $\alpha \in (0,1)$ and $t \in R$. Does there exist $t_0>0$ such that for $t>t_0$ the inequality ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Analytic continuation of Zeta type function

Can one analytically continue the function (Not equal to the Zeta function) $$Z(s)=\prod_{p}\frac{1}{1+p^{-s}}=\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{(-1)^{\Omega(k)}}{k^s}$$ Where $\Omega(k)$ is the number of ...
2
votes
1answer
74 views

An integral that might be related to the modified Bessel function of second kind

It is known that the modified Bessel Function $K_z(a)$ ($a>0$)can be expressed as a Fourier transform $$K_z(a)=\frac{1}{2}\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\exp(-a\cosh t)\cosh(zt){\rm d}t=K_{-z}(a)$$ Can ...
2
votes
2answers
32 views

Zeta Function $\zeta(1\pm1/n)$ and Euler's constant.

How do I show that $$\lim_{n\to\infty}{\zeta(1+1/n)+\zeta(1-1/n)}=2\gamma$$ and $$\lim_{n\to\infty}{\zeta(1+1/n)-\zeta(1-1/n)}=\infty,$$ where $\gamma$ is the Euler's constant?
15
votes
2answers
413 views

Simpler zeta zeros

Is it true that $$\lim_{y\rightarrow\infty}\dfrac{\sum_{n=1}^{y}n^{-1/2-iy}}{\zeta(1/2+iy)}=1$$ ? Below is a plot of $$\sum_{n=1}^{y}\dfrac{1}{n^{s}}\text{for }s=\dfrac{1}{2}+iy$$ set against its ...
1
vote
1answer
80 views

How to show $\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{H_{n}}{n^{2}}=2\zeta (3)$? [duplicate]

How to show this equation is true. $$\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{H_{n}}{n^{2}}=2\zeta (3)$$ where $H_{n}=\frac{1}{1}+\frac{1}{2}+\frac{1}{3}+\cdots+\frac{1}{n}$
3
votes
1answer
44 views

Why does the imag. part of the graph of $\zeta(n^{ix})$ resemble the tangent function?

If you input $\zeta(n^{ix})$ into the Wolfram Alpha search bar, in the plot, you get an infinitely repeating sinusoidal curve, which resembles the real part, and you get an infinitely repeating ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

Prime Zeta Function

Does $$\sum_{p \text{ prime}} \frac{1}{p^s} \sim \log \zeta(s) \quad \text{as} \quad s \to 1^+$$ imply $$\sum_{p \leq n} \frac{1}{p} \sim \log H_n \quad \text{as} \quad n \to \infty,$$ where $H_n$ is ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Explicit formulas for Fourier coefficients from its Tayor expansion

In my research, I need to determine unique coefficients $a_k$ in terms $b_k$: $$\sum_{k=0}^n a_k \cos(\frac{k}{n+1}t)+O(t^{2n+1})=\sum_{k=0}^n b_k t^{2k}$$ This problem showed up in my search of ...
4
votes
4answers
76 views

fractional part of Riemann zeta $\sum_{s=2}^\infty \{\zeta (s)\}=1$

$$\sum_{s=2}^\infty \{\zeta (s)\}=1$$ where $\zeta (s)$ is Riemann zeta, $\{x\}$ denotes the fractional part of the real number $x$ The problem was proposed by Michael Th. Rassias ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

How to evaluate Bessel functions $K_{i x+\frac{9}{4}}(2\pi)+K_{i x-\frac{9}{4}}(2\pi)$ with $x>1.5*10^8$ in Mathematica 7?

I am trying to evaluate Bessel functions $K_{i x+\frac{9}{4}}(2\pi)+K_{i x-\frac{9}{4}}(2\pi)$ with $x>1.5*10^8$ in Mathematica 7. This function is the first Polya approximation to Riemann ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

Investigating the convergence of a series using the comparison limit test, Part II [duplicate]

I posted this question earlier, but as I don't know if a comment reply or edit will refresh this so people actually see, I'm going to post it again in hopes that someone knows what's going on. Here's ...
4
votes
0answers
39 views

English translation of two papers by Polya on real zeros of Fourier transform approximation to Riemann $\xi$ function

I am looking for English translation of the following two papers by Polya: [1] G. Polya, Bemerkung über die Integraldarstellung der Riemannschen $\xi$-Funktion, Acta Math. 48(1926), 305-317; ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

a comparison of the distribution of zeros of Riemann $\zeta(1/2+it)$ against those for a trial function $\omega(1/2+it)$

Here you can find a comparison of the distribution of zeros of Riemann $\zeta(1/2+it)$ against those for a trial function $\omega(1/2+it)$. Notice from the last plot that the number of zeros in the ...
2
votes
1answer
45 views

Product of zeta and its conjugate

Suppose we have the zeta function $\zeta(s)$, and we want to multiply it by its complex conjugate $\zeta(s)^*$. Since $\zeta(s)^* = \zeta(s^*)$, we get $\displaystyle \zeta(s)\cdot\zeta(s)^* = ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Evaluation of Riemann-Stieltjes integral in Laurent expansion of zeta function

I'm probably being really stupid but in a proof of the Laurent expansion of the Riemann zeta function the quantity \begin{equation} S_r(t) = \sum_{n \leq t} \frac{(\log (x/n))^r}{n} \end{equation} is ...
2
votes
1answer
33 views

Calculating the residues of $\frac{\zeta^{\prime}{(s) x^{s}}}{\zeta(s)\cdot s}$

Calculating the poles of $\frac{\zeta^{\prime}{(s) x^{s}}}{\zeta(s)\cdot s}$, where x is a fixed real number. I am trying to calculate the poles of this function at the trivial zeros of $\zeta$, ...
3
votes
2answers
117 views

Real zeros of the zeta function

How does one show that the negative even integers make up all the real zeros of the zeta function? That is, how does one show that there are no real zeros on the interval [0,1]? I am aware that you ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Dirichlet L function

The function is defined here - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirichlet_L-function If $\chi$ is primitive and $\chi(-1)=1$ how do I show that $L$ has infinite number of zeros in the critical strip
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Invalid use of the analytic continuation of the Riemann zeta function?

Watching this video on You Tube I got the impression that some sciences (in this case physics) use the analytic continuation of the Riemann zeta function without justification. Maybe this is just my ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Generalized Riemann Hypothesis : Zeros of Dirichlet L function and its functional equation

Let $\chi$ pe a primitive character modulo q with $\chi(-1)=1$ ; L is the Dirichlet - L function Define, $\xi(z,\chi)=(q/\pi)^{z/2}\Gamma(z/2)L(z,\chi)$ Show that $L(z,\chi)$ has infinitely many ...
3
votes
1answer
40 views

Does this relative primes formula violate the feasibility of picking truly random numbers?

I read a question on this site recently that fascinated me by pointing out that you can't truly pick a random number from an infinite set. I can't find the answer now, but it was shown that you have ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

Different methods of calculating $\zeta(s)$'s Laurent series.

Initially, I thought that calculating$$\int_\gamma \frac{\zeta(z)}{(z-1)^n}dz$$ directly, where $n \in \mathbb{Z}$ and $\gamma$ is an anticlockwise contour around $z=1$ with winding number $1$, would ...
2
votes
3answers
85 views

$\zeta(2 + it) = \zeta(2-it)$

Let $\zeta(s)$ denote the Riemann zeta-function. Show that $\zeta(2 + it) = \zeta(2-it)$ for all real t. Give some hints how to do this one.Thanks in advance.
0
votes
0answers
61 views

Riemann Zeta and Monotonicity

The second paragraph of Wolfram Mathworld Riemann Zeta Function states: The plot above shows the "ridges" of $|\zeta(x+\imath y)|$ for $0<x<1$ and $1<y<100.$ The fact that the ridges ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

riemann zeta zeros some predictable, some not

Presuming the Riemann Hypothesis, the non-trivial zeros of the zeta function occur when both $\Re\{\zeta (s)\}$ and $\Im\{\zeta(s)\}=0$, where $s=\frac{1}{2}+it$. and since ...
10
votes
1answer
538 views

Derivative of Riemann zeta, is this inequality true?

Is the following inequality true? $$\gamma -\frac{\zeta ''(-2\;n)}{2 \zeta '(-2\;n)} > \log (n)-\gamma$$ This for $n$ a positive integer, $n=1,2,3,4,5,...$, and more precisely when $n$ approaches ...
2
votes
0answers
45 views

Could Fibonacci numbers be related to Riemann zeros?

this is my question can tghe fibonacci numbers $$ F_{n+2} =F_{n+1} +F_{n} $$ be related to the zeros of the Riemann zeta function ?? i heard that in the webpage ...
1
vote
2answers
88 views

Riemann zeta, why are the residues either zero or one?

One more question, probably equally simple to answer but I don't know how this is true either: Why is the residue of Riemann zeta zero - trivial or non-trivial: $$\text{residue}\left(\zeta ...
2
votes
1answer
66 views

Pole of Riemann zeta and Riemann zeta zeros, prove this relation.

Prove this relation: $$\displaystyle \lim_{s\to 1} \, \left(\zeta (s)-\frac{\zeta '(s-1+\rho _n)}{\zeta \left(s-1+\rho _n\right)}\right)=\gamma -\frac{\zeta ''(\rho _n)}{2 \zeta '(\rho ...