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As the title describes, I want to get the closed form of the following equation $$ f(\sigma,\mu) = \int_{-\infty}^{\infty} \frac{1}{1+e^{-(\beta X + \alpha)}}\frac{1}{\sigma \sqrt{2\pi}} e^{-\frac{(X-\mu)^2}{2 \sigma^2}} dX $$

$\beta$ and $\alpha$ are known, only $\mu$ and $\sigma$ are variables.

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  • $\begingroup$ You should at least show your effort. By the way, I think there should be a closed form in terms of zeta function. $\endgroup$ – Szeto Jul 8 '18 at 5:08
  • $\begingroup$ @Szeto. Just out of curiosity : how did you think about a possible zeta function ? I thought about some nasty beta function, but, for sure and as usual, I could be totally wrong. Cheers. $\endgroup$ – Claude Leibovici Jul 8 '18 at 6:16
  • $\begingroup$ @ClaudeLeibovici I just did math in my mind for 30 seconds before writing the comment. Don’t take anything seriously. $\endgroup$ – Szeto Jul 8 '18 at 7:55

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