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The [[Gamma-function|gamma-function]] on the positive real axis is the unique positive, logarithmically convex function $f$ such that $f(1)=1$ and $f(x+1) = xf(x)$ for all $x$.
 
The [[Gamma-function|gamma-function]] on the positive real axis is the unique positive, logarithmically convex function $f$ such that $f(1)=1$ and $f(x+1) = xf(x)$ for all $x$.
 
  
 
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<table><TR><TD valign="top">[a1]</TD> <TD valign="top"H.P. Boas,   "Bohr's power series theorem in several variables"  ''Proc. Amer. Math. Soc.'' , '''125'''  (1997)  pp. 2975–2979</TD></TR><TR><TD valign="top">[a2]</TD> <TD valign="top"C. Caratheodory,   "Theory of functions of a complex variable" , '''1''' , Chelsea  (1983)  pp. Sects. 274–275</TD></TR></table>
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Revision as of 22:51, 27 April 2012

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification: Primary: 33B15 [MSN][ZBL]

The gamma-function on the positive real axis is the unique positive, logarithmically convex function $f$ such that $f(1)=1$ and $f(x+1) = xf(x)$ for all $x$.

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[Ar] E. Artin, "The gamma function", Holt, Rinehart & Winston (1964)
[Bo] H.P. Boas, "Bohr's power series theorem in several variables" Proc. Amer. Math. Soc., 125 (1997) pp. 2975–2979
[Ca] C. Caratheodory, "Theory of functions of a complex variable", 1, Chelsea (1983) pp. Sects. 274–275
How to Cite This Entry:
Bohr-Mollerup theorem. Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Bohr-Mollerup_theorem&oldid=25622
This article was adapted from an original article by M. Hazewinkel (originator), which appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098. See original article