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

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How prime numbers are related to special functions?

We know that the Riemann zeta function is defined as $$\zeta(s)=\sum_{n=1}^\infty\frac{1}{n^s},$$ for all $\Re(s)>1$. Because of Euler product formula we also know that $$\zeta(s) = ...
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Values of derivatives of Jacobi theta function

The Jacobi theta function is defined as: $$\theta(x)=\sum_{n=-\infty}^{\infty}\exp(-\pi n^2 x)\text{ }, x>0$$ On wikipedia.org, we can find close-form expressions for the values of ...
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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 ...
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The zeros of $2\,\xi(s)-1$. Is there anything known about the curves they lie on?

Take the well known integral: $$\displaystyle \pi^\frac{-s}{2}\,\Gamma\left(\frac{s}{2}\right)\, \zeta(s) =\int_1^{\infty} \left({x}^{\frac{s}{2}-1} + {x}^{\frac{-s}{2}-\frac12}\right)\,\psi(x)\, ...
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Series involving the Riemann zeta function

Consider the series: $$\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{\zeta(2n+1)}{n(2n+1)}$$ We can easily prove that it's a convergent series. My question, is there a way to express this series in terms of zeta ...
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Computing Zeta(2)

It is well known that $$\int_0^1\frac{\log{x}}{1 - x}\,\mathrm{d}x = -\frac{\pi^2}{6} $$ This is generally proved by expanding the geometric series and then using $\zeta(2) = \pi^2/6$. My question ...
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Proofs of trivial zeros of zeta function?

I know that the trivial zeros of zeta function are negative even integers . I have seen the wiki-proof using the functional equation of zeta function, I might have seen a proof using Bernoulli ...
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question about riemann zeta function

How can one prove that $$\zeta (2n)=\frac{(-1)^{n-1}2^{2n-1}\pi ^{2n}B_{2n}}{(2n)!}$$ where $n\in N$ and how can one prove that $$\zeta (2n)=\frac{(-1)^{n}2^{2n-2}\pi ...
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A Hamiltonian with smooth term exact to the Riemann zeros

what would happen if one found a Hamiltonian with an smooth level density in the form $$ N(E)= \frac{E}{2\pi}\log\left(\frac{E}{2\pi e}\right)$$ which is exactly the density of the RIemann zeros.. ...
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How to get the floor function as a Mellin inverse of the Hadamard product of the Riemann zeta function?

The floor function is given - by Perron's formula - as a Mellin inverse of the zeta function. namely : $$\left \lfloor x \right \rfloor=\frac{1}{2\pi ...
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Fundamental theorem of arithmetic, prove that these matrices are the same apart from the main diagonal.

I know and I can prove that the fundamental theorem of arithmetic is encoded uniquely by this recurrence written in Mathematica 8: ...
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Modular Euler product?

We know the Euler product. $$\zeta (s)=\prod_{p}\frac{p^{s}}{p^{s}-1}$$ I wonder if there is formula or any kind of work for this kind of prime product below? $$\prod_{p\equiv a \ (mod \ ...
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Why do you need to prove the error term goes to zero for the complete derivation of the Euler Product Formula?

I am doing a project on the Riemann-Zeta Function which begins by examining the Euler Product Formula. I understand the proof up until the point where it is made 'rigorous'. In other words, I ...
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Easy computations from a representation for Riemann zeta function, and Riemann zeta zeroes on critical line

The following series for Riemann Zeta function converges for $\Re s>0$ $$\zeta(s)=\frac{1}{s-1}\sum_{n=1}^\infty(\frac{n}{(n+1)^s}-\frac{n-s}{n^s}).$$ See for example this site or Wikipedia [1]. ...
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Is there a contiguous locus of the equality $a = b$ in $\zeta(\rho + \varepsilon)=a + î b$ in the near of a root?

This is just by an accidental couriosity: In the near of a root $\rho$ of the Riemann's zeta - can there be a continuous line starting from $\zeta(\rho)=0$ to $\zeta(\rho + \varepsilon_j)=a_j + î b_j ...
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Where to find Brun's original combinatoric treatment of Brun Sieve?

I tried to understand Brun's original combinatoric treatment of Brun Sieve. (Unfortunately, I do not understand German), so I could not read Brun's original paper as in following: Viggo Brun (1915). ...
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Irrationality of $\zeta(\frac{3}{2})$

Is $$ \zeta\left(\frac{3}{2}\right) = \sum_{n=1}^\infty \frac{1}{n^{3/2}} $$ an irrational number?
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Abel-Plana formula for $\zeta(s)$, is this integral approximation correct?

I wrote a computer program to calculate values for $\zeta(s)$. I was scanning for something that would calculate complex values for $\zeta(s)$. I found the following approximation under the Integral ...
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Please help me understand Analytic Density $\lim_{\sigma \to 1^+}\frac{1}{\zeta(\sigma)}\sum_{n \in A} \frac{1}{n^{\sigma}}$

$d (A) = \lim_{\sigma \to 1^+}\frac{1}{\zeta(\sigma)}\sum_{n \in B} \frac{1}{n^{\sigma}}$ for $B \subset \Bbb{N}$. So clearly this limit is $0$ for reciprocally summable (convergent) $B$. My goal ...
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Riemann Zeta continued fraction approximants

In the paper Continued-Fraction Expansions for the Riemann Zeta Function and Polylogarithms by Djurdje Cvijovic and Jacek Klinowski, there is a claim that I cannot reproduce. In the abstract they ...
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Which mathematical objects generate the zeroes of $L$-functions?

I've studied analytic and algebraic number theory for years and years, and I encountered a hard question about Riemann zeta function and other kinds of $L$-functions - which might be one of the most ...
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Compute $\sum_{b=2}^{\infty}{\left[\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}{\left(\frac{digitsum_b(k)}{k(k+1)}+\left(1+\frac1b\right)\frac{(-1)^k}{kb^k}\right)}\right]}$

Warning: This post contains more than one question and is pretty long. I decided include them all in this post, because they all emerged from the same question. Furthermore, I decided to display all ...
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Are all complex zeros of ${\frac {\zeta \left( s+1 \right) }{\zeta \left( s-1 \right) }}\pm\, 2\,\pi\frac{2-s}{s\,(s+1)}$ on the critical line?

From this question, it is easy to derive that a zero of $\xi(a+s)\pm \xi(a+1-s)$ should occur when: $$\displaystyle{\frac {\zeta \left( s+a \right) }{\zeta \left( s-a \right) }}=\pm{ \frac {{\pi ...
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On Zero-Free Regions for $\zeta(s)$ and $L(s,\chi)$ with $|t| \le 2$

I'm reading the proof from Hildebrand that for some $c_1 > 0$, the Riemann zeta function $\zeta(s)$ has no zero in the region $\sigma > 1-c_1$, $|t| \le 2$. (Here $s = \sigma + it$ per ...
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Comprehensive summary of where the function $\pi^{-\frac x\pi}$ can be encountered

I am studying the special functions, including the Riemann Xi and Zeta, and everywhere a function $\pi^{-\frac x\pi}$ pops up, usually as multiplier to the Gamma function. But yet I am not sure this ...
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Riemann's explicit formula for $\pi(x)$

Riemann's explicit formula $J(x)=\mathrm{Li}(x)-\sum_{\Im\varrho>0}\left(\mathrm{Li}(x^\varrho)+\mathrm{Li}(x^{1-\varrho})\right)+\int_x^\infty\frac{\mathrm{d}t}{t(t^2-1)\log t}-\log2,$ where ...
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symmetrized partial sums for $\zeta(s)$ and $\eta(s)$ in the critical strip

$\def\Re{\operatorname{Re}}$ We start with $$\zeta(s)=\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{1}{n^s}\qquad \Re(s)>1\tag{1}$$ $$\zeta(1-s)=\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{1}{n^{1-s}}\qquad \Re(s)<0\tag{2}$$ ...
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how to prove that an entire function is positive on the real axis

The error function $\mathrm{erf}(x)$ is defined as: $$\mathrm{erf}(x):=\frac {2}{\sqrt{\pi}} \int_{0}^{x} e^{-t^{2}}dt\tag{1}$$ Let us define the following 3 functions: ...
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What is the sign of the generalized Stieltjes constants $\gamma_{k}(a)$?

Recall that the Stieltjes constants $\gamma_{k}$ appear as the coefficients in the regular part of the Laurent expansion of the Riemann zeta function about $s = 1$: $$ \begin{align} \zeta(s) = ...
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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 $\forall s \in \mathbb C$, ...
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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 ...
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A connection between a sequence from the Collatz conjecture and a sequence of densities from $\zeta(k)-1$?

Just for grins, I created lists of first-entries of finite sequences of rank $r$ for the Syracuse problem (Collatz conjecture using only odd numbers) and found these sequences on OEIS. My sequences, ...
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Zeta Zeros and primes / prime powers

The plot $\Re\ x^{Zeta\ Zero} + \Im\ x^{Zeta\ Zero}$ for the first $1000$ Zeta Zeros up to $x = 30$ using the following Mathematica code: ...
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Zeros of “nearby” holomorphic functions

I would appreciate help in how to show that On a compact subset of {$z \in \mathbb{C}: 1/2 < \Re (z) < 1$}: "Given a holomorphic function with an isolated zero, any "nearby" holomorphic ...
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Integer values of the Riemann function - II

For what value of $n \ge 2$ can we have an real $x > 0$ such that both the numbers $$ \zeta\Big(1+\frac{1}{x}\Big) \text{ and } \zeta\Big(1+\frac{1}{nx}\Big) $$ are positive integers.
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Validity of a functional formula of the Riemann Zeta function across the whole complex plane?

Could someone confirm me the validity of the following formula: $$\zeta\left(z\right)=2^{z}\pi^{z-1}\sin\left(\frac{\pi z}{2}\right)\left(\frac{e^{-\gamma ...
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The partial sum and partial product of $\zeta$function

Taking the partial sum of the $\zeta $ function: $$\zeta^H(s,k)=\sum_{n=0}^k \frac{1}{n^s}$$ and the partial product f the $\zeta $ function: $$\zeta^P(s,j)=\prod_{i=0}^j \frac{1}{1-p_i^{-s}}$$ I ...
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A function that generates 'alternating' non-trivial zeros of $\zeta(s)$

I am trying to find a function, that assuming RH, generates subsequent non-trivial zeros $\rho_n$ in an alternating way i.e.: $$\frac12+14.134...i,\frac12-21.022...i,\frac12+25.010...i, \dots$$ or ...
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If RH is false , could this be true?

Let $\zeta(s)$ be the Riemann zeta function. Assume RH is false , is it possible that we have in the critical strip $\zeta(a_1+ti) = \zeta(a_2+ti) = \zeta(a_3+ti) = \cdots = \zeta(a_n+ti) = 0$ For ...
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Are the amplitudes of these frequency spikes equal to 1 when the real part of the complex number “s” is equal to one half?

Over at stack overflow I asked a question about how to plot the Riemann zeta zero spectrum from the von Mangoldt function. Then I asked a question about calculating the Riemann zeta function at the ...
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Is this formula for $ \sum_{n} (n^{2}+z^{2})^{-s} $ correct?

I would like to know if this formula is true: $$\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{1}{(z^{2}+n^{2})^s}=\frac{1}{\Gamma(s)} \sum_{n=0}^{\infty}\Gamma(s+n)\zeta(2s+2n)\frac{ (-z^2)^n}{n!}.$$ I have used the ...
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What are the local minima in this spectrum?

Edit 6.2.2012: The sequence to be transformed should be f = 0,1,2,3,4,5... which makes the mentioning of the von Mangoldt function less necessary. Edit 5.2.2012: I had the wrong plot of the insignal. ...
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Has it been ruled out that the Riemann hypothesis fails for only finite number of zeros?

Has it been ruled out that the Riemann hypothesis fails, but fails only for finite number of zeros?
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Can the openness of Gilbreath's conjecture be reduced to proof of the Riemann hypothesis?

As an information theoretician, it's a personal hobby of mine to find elegant analogies to open mathematical problems. After all, they have a profound impact on how I conduct my research and how I ...
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Why Pólya's method is wrong?

By truncating the Fourier transform, Pólya managed to prove that the Xi function on the critical line was approximately $$\xi(1/2+is) = (2\pi)^2 ( K_{9/4+is/2}( 2\pi) +K_{9/4-is/2}( 2\pi))$$ If this ...
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L-function of product

Given two varieties of finite type over a finite field, what is the $L$-function of their product in terms of the $L$-function of the factors?
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For which $s$ is defined $\frac{1}{\zeta(s)}\sum_{n=1}^\infty\frac{n}{ \left( \zeta(s) \right) ^n}$, where $\zeta(s)$ is the Riemann Zeta function?

If there are no mistakes in my words, if one of the factors $\sum_{n=1}^\infty a_n$ of a convolution product or Cauchy product converges, and the other $\sum_{n=1}^\infty b_n$ corverges absolutely ...
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Are there iterative formulas to find zeta zeros?

I am wondering whether one could find Riemann zeta zeros iteratively by using relationships such as this one: $$\rho _1=\lim_{s\to 1} \, \frac{\zeta (s) \zeta \left(s \cdot \rho _1\right)}{\zeta ...
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Residue for $\frac{\zeta(s)}{\zeta(2s)}$ at zeros of $\zeta(2s).$

I want to calculate residue at the poles for $\frac{\zeta(s)}{\zeta(2s)}.$ For pole of numerator $s=1$ I have calculated the residue. I am having trouble at the zeros of denominator. Basically I am ...
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Integral in Prime counting function

I've come across on another stack exchange question somewhere that gave a definition for the integral that appears in Riemann's prime counting formula. The integral in question is ...