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

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How to prove the Riemann hypothesis holds for the first non-trivial zero? [duplicate]

The Riemann hypothesis states that all non-trivial zeros of the Riemann zeta function $\zeta(z)$ lie on the critical line $\Re(z)=1/2$. The MathWorld page on this topic mentions that the hypothesis ...
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Abel's Summation formula help.

I want to be able to show that, \begin{equation} \sum_{p} \log(p) p^{-s} = s \int_{1}^{\infty} \frac{\theta(t)}{t^{s+1}} dt \end{equation} where $\theta(x) =\sum_{p \le x} \log p$. and $\theta(x) = ...
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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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A question from Titchmarsh's The Theory of the Riemann Zeta-Function.

On pages 35-36 here, we have that the integral $$\frac{1}{2i\sqrt{y}}\int_{1/2-i\infty}^{1/2+i\infty}\phi(s-1/2)\phi(1/2-s)(s-1)\Gamma(1+s/2)\pi^{-s/2}\zeta(s)y^sds$$ equals for $\phi(s)=1$ to: ...
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Increasing sequences and $\zeta$-type functions

The Riemann zeta function is defined as the sum $\zeta(s) = \sum_{n \geqslant 0} n^s$. The question is whether it globally characterizes the sequence of all natural numbers, in the following sense: ...
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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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how to prove an approximate to Riemann Xi function having only real zeros

I am searching for approximates to Riemann Xi function. Riemann $\Xi(z)$ function is related to Riemann $\zeta(s)$ function via $$\Xi(z)=\xi(1/2+iz)=\xi(s)=(1/2)s(s-1)\pi^{-s/2}\Gamma(s/2)\zeta(s)$$ ...
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An inequality for $|\zeta (s,a)|$, a detailed proof

In page 272 of [1], Apostol leaves as a reader's assigment to complete a proof of a related statement with Hurwitz zeta function, defined initially for $\sigma >1$ by the series ...
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Behaviour of $\zeta(s)$ near $s=1$

I would appreciate if somebody could run this over and see if it works out? any suggestions or pointers would be appreciated. I denote the standard eta function $\eta$ by $\zeta^{*}$. I have not used ...
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Weird thing about $\sum_{k=2}^{\infty}(-1)^k\zeta{(k)}$

Consider the sum $S=\sum_{k=2}^{\infty}(-1)^k\zeta{(k)}$. By a simple manipulation, we can show: $$ ...
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Upper bound for $|\zeta'(s)|$ near the line $\sigma=1$, a detailed proof

In page 285 Apostol leaves as a reader's asigment the proof that $|\zeta'(s)|=O(\log^{2}t)$, this is for every $T>0$ there exists a positive constant $K$ (depending on T) such that ...
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$\zeta(2n)$ proof [duplicate]

Can anybody pass me on a good source to see the steps in proving, \begin{equation} \zeta(2n) = \frac{(-1)^{k-1}B_2k (2 \pi)^{2k}}{2(2k)!} \end{equation} I know how we start by looking at the product ...
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Looking for a way to apply the Taylor Series expansion to find derivatives for a function.

This post references the Riemann-Siegel formula found at here and at here. I am writing a Java program which implements this formula. I am having trouble with the remainder terms. The Riemann-Siegel ...
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Why is the Bernoulli Number $B_1$ sometimes $+ \frac{1}{2} $?

By using the recursive formula, \begin{equation} \sum_{i=0}^{n} \binom{n+1}{i} B_i = n+1 \end{equation} we find $B_1$ to be $\frac{1}{2}$ and not $- \frac{1}{2}$. Why is this?
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Zeta function, how to solve a finite geomatry summation.

I wanted to solve the zeta function for an undefined period "$d$". So for every $d\ge2$. $$\zeta(-s)= \frac{1}{(d^{s+1}-1)}\sum_{m=1}^{\infty} \frac{1}{2^{m+1}}\sum^{m}_{j=1} ...
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Why is $\zeta(1+it) \neq 0$ equivalent to the prime number theorem?

Reading through Titchmarsh's book on the Riemann zeta function, chapter 3 discusses the Prime Number Theorem. One way to prove this result is to check the zeta function has no zeros on the line $z = ...
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My problem in the definition of Dirichlet generating function?

In the definition of Dirichlet generating function "for the square-free numbers " is: $$ \frac{\zeta(s)}{\zeta(2s)}=\sum_{n=1}^{\infty} \frac {|\mu(n)|}{n^s} $$ where $\mu$ is Moebius ...
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Extending the Riemann zeta function using Euler's Theorem.

Euler's theorem states that if the real part of a complex number $z$ is larger than 1, then $\zeta(z)=\displaystyle\prod_{n=1}^\infty \frac{1}{1-p_n^{-z}}$, where ...
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Estimate for the integral using convexity bound

I'm reading the proof of Hardy and Littlewood's theorem in the book Analytic Number Theory, written by Henryk Iwaniec and Emmanuel Kowalski (p. 547): Theorem (Hardy and Littlewood): Let $N_0(T)$ ...
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Riemann hypothesis reformulation - again

Yesterday I started to write a paper about the reformulation of the Riemann Hypothesis. My idea was to map the function such that all of the trivial zeros are outside of the unit disk, and the ...
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What is the Mobius sum $\sum_{n=1}^\infty \frac{(-1)^{n+1}|\mu(n)|}{n^s}$?

It can be observed that, $$A(s) := \sum_{n=1}^\infty \frac{\mu(n)}{n^s} = \frac{1}{\zeta(s)}$$ $$B(s) := \sum_{n=1}^\infty \frac{|\mu(n)|}{n^s} = \frac{\zeta(s)}{\zeta(2s)}$$ $$C(s) := ...
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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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riemann zeta function : entire and even Laplace transforms

$$\xi(s) = s(s-1)\pi^{-s/2}\Gamma(s/2) \zeta(s)$$ $$\xi(s) = \xi(1-s)$$ thus $\Xi(s) = \xi(1/2+s) = \Xi(-s)$ is even, and furthermore it is an "entire and even Laplace transform" : $$\Xi(s) = ...
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Equating two definitions of Zeta function

The Zeta function $\zeta(s)$ is defined as following $$ \zeta(s)=1+\frac1{2^s}+\frac1{3^s}+\frac1{4^s}+\frac1{5^s}+\cdots=\sum_{n=1}\frac1{n^s} $$ Now it has been shown that $$ \tag1 ...
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Eulers proof sum of natural numbers

I've to recheck Eulers proof of the sum of the natural numbers, but I dont now exactly what it is? It has something to do with the $\zeta(s)$? Thanks in advance
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A question from Titchmarsh's zeta function book.

On page 30, he writes that $\xi(0)=-\zeta(0)=1/2$, but on page 16 he writes that: $\xi(s)=1/2 s(s-1)\pi^{-1/2s}\Gamma(1/2s)\zeta(s)$ in eq.(2.1.12); so if I plug into this equation $s=0$ then I get ...
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Bernoulli Numbers generating function and Riemann Zeta function

I've been studying Bernoulli numbers and I came across this summation: $$ \sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{B_n x^n}{n!} = \sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{-n \zeta(1-n) x^n}{n!} = -\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{\zeta(1-n) ...
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Out of all the proofs of the PNT, which one is the most accessible?

I have been studying the continuation of the Riemann zeta function $\zeta(s)$ for the past while. I can prove that all the zeroes must lie in the critical strip.I am currently in the process of using ...
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How shall I get an estimate of $\int_{1-\frac{c}{log t}-iT}^{1-\frac{c}{log t}+iT}\frac{\zeta(s-1)}{\zeta(s)}\frac{x^s}{s}ds$?

Please help me on the following. I need to estimate $$\int_{1-\frac{c}{\log t}-iT}^{1-\frac{c}{\log t}+iT}\frac{\zeta(s-1)}{\zeta(s)}\frac{x^s}{s}ds$$ where $c$ is a constant, $T>0$. What i ...
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When is $\zeta(s)=0$?

At what real constant does $\zeta(s)=0$? Does that constant have any significance? Thank you very much for any help provided.
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Is this Riemann Zeta function integral formula known about?

I discovered that $$\zeta(s)=\int_0^1\frac{(-\log(1-x))^{s-1}}{x(s-1)!}dx.$$ Is this an obvious result that is not worth much interest or is this new and unique?
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Using The Riemann Zeta Functional Equation

Riemann was able to establish the following link between the Riemann zeta function and the weighted prime counting function $J(x)$. $$\ln(\zeta(s))=s\int_1^\infty J(x)x^{-s-1}dx$$ Using the Mellin ...
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Probability number is divisible by half the square of a prime?

Let $p$ be a prime. What is the probability that a number of the form $\left \lceil \frac{p^2}{2} \right \rceil$ divides a random positive integer $n$. I have a solution that involves the Riemann-Zeta ...
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Prove that these Dirichlet L function are equal to these zeta function products.

Prove or disprove that: $$2 L_{2,1}(s)-2 \zeta (s)+\zeta (s)=\left(1-\frac{1}{2^{s-1}}\right) \zeta (s)$$ $$3 L_{3,1}(s)-3 \zeta (s)+\zeta (s)=\left(1-\frac{1}{3^{s-1}}\right) \zeta (s)$$ Where ...
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How $\zeta(-1)$ is defined? [duplicate]

I know some proof that $\zeta(-1)$ equals to $-\frac{1}{12}$. here it is: Let $S_1 = (1)+(-1)+(1)+(-1)+...$ Then we have that $2S_1=1$ because if we shift the second $S_1$ for 1 to right we have ...
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Identity for $L(s,\chi)L(s,\bar\chi)$

I was told recently that there is an identity roughly of the form $$L(s,\chi)L(s,\bar\chi)=\zeta(s)^2$$ If true, it seems like there should be a short proof of this. Could someone supply a ...
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Weierstrass's M-test example for uniform convergence and switching Sum and Integral.

How would I go about finding $M_n$ in \begin{equation} \sum_{n=1}^{\infty} \int_{0}^\infty x^{\frac{s}{2}-1}e^{-\pi n^{2}x}dx \end{equation} to show that it is uniformly convergent? UPDATE: Just ...
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$\eta(1) = \ln(2)$ proof using Abel's Theorem

Hi I was just wondering how does one justify $\eta(1) = \ln(2)$. Looking at the power series for $\ln(1+x)$ we have \begin{equation} \ln(1+x)= \sum_{n=1}^{\infty} \frac{(-1)^{n+1}x^{n}}{n} ...
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Applying the inversion formula to Hardy's theorem

So, in the proof of Hardy's theorem, who says that $\zeta$ has infinite zeros on the critical line, we have eventually that ...
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What is the Fourier transform of Riemann Zeta function?

All: Is there an explicit form of Fourier Transform of Riemann Zeta function ? Also, is there an discrete Fourier Transform (DFT) of Riemann Zeta function ? I remembered I had seen something like ...
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Does $\zeta(s)^2 \pm \zeta(1-s)^2$ have roots at the $\rho$s?

Maybe a strange (or stupid) question, but does $$\zeta(s)^2 \pm \zeta(1-s)^2$$ also have roots equal to the non-trivial zeros ($\rho$) ? At first sight you would expect so, however when I tried to ...
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How do I calculate the values of $\zeta(0.5+ie^x)$ for large $x$ ?

In wolfram alpha the values of $$\zeta(0.5+ie^x)$$ closed to zero then How do I know the real values of $\zeta(0.5+ie^x)$ for large real number $x$ ? Thank you for any help
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Bibilography: Riemann's hypothesis and positive semi-definite billinear forms

This is a bibliography request: I remember browsing through a book, some years ago, in a library, in which Riemann's hypothesis was proved over some type of fields (I cannot remember what type), the ...
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How to get sine term in Analytical continuation of $\zeta(s)$

I am able to prove the symmetric functional equation that Riemann gives in his paper, using Poisson Summation and properties of $\theta(x)$. The functional equation is given like so, ...
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One-to-one correspondance between zeta zeros and the prime powers?

I have noticed an interesting property related to the Gibbs phenomenon for the Fourier transform of the zeta zeros in Riemann's explicit formula, namely that the rate at which $r\rightarrow 2 $ in the ...
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Does this product over the primes converge, and if so, to what?

I've been trying to play around with the product: $$\prod_{p \text{ prime}}\frac{1}{1-(-p)^{-1.5}}$$ Where the product runs over all the prime numbers. The product is similar in appearance to the ...
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Growth of the zeta function on the line $Re(s)=\frac{1}{2}$

I've seen that on the line $Re(s)=\frac{1}{2}$, $\zeta(s)=O(t^{\frac{1}{4}})$ where, as usual, $s=\sigma+it$. My teacher has told me that this can be derived directly from the functional equation of ...
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Estimating $\log|\zeta(\sigma+it)|$ for $\sigma$ sufficiently large

In a paper I am reading, I've come across the estimate $$ 2\pi\sum_{\substack{\sigma<\beta<\sigma_0\\ T<\gamma\leq ...
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Limit involving Zeta and Gamma function

Can someone help me evaluate this limit? $$\lim_{x\to +\infty}\frac {\zeta(1+\frac 1x)}{\Gamma(x)}$$ I never came across this kind of limit so I don't even know where to start.
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Limit of zeta function in $x = 1$

How can I prove that $\lim_{x \rightarrow 1}{\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}{\frac{1}{n^x}}} = \infty$? My idea is to show that we can exchange the positions of limit and sum, obtaining the harmonic sum, that we ...