# Difference between revisions of "Talk:Gamma-function"

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* Renamed the second integration contour from $C^*$ to $C'$ | * Renamed the second integration contour from $C^*$ to $C'$ | ||

* Used $\gamma$ for the Euler constant rather than $C$ (which also clashed with the notation for the first integration contour mentioned) | * Used $\gamma$ for the Euler constant rather than $C$ (which also clashed with the notation for the first integration contour mentioned) | ||

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--[[User:Jjg|Jjg]] 19:58, 27 April 2012 (CEST) | --[[User:Jjg|Jjg]] 19:58, 27 April 2012 (CEST) | ||

: I have also used $\gamma$ for [[Euler constant]], since this is the modern convention. [[User:TBloom|TBloom]] 22:08, 27 April 2012 (CEST) | : I have also used $\gamma$ for [[Euler constant]], since this is the modern convention. [[User:TBloom|TBloom]] 22:08, 27 April 2012 (CEST) | ||

:: Good idea, I have never seen anything but $\gamma$ in this context. According to this [http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Euler-MascheroniConstant.html article] on MathWorld, $C$ was used by Euler (1735), $\gamma$ by Mascheroni (1790). So a not-so-modern modern convention :-) --[[User:Jjg|Jjg]] 22:34, 27 April 2012 (CEST) | :: Good idea, I have never seen anything but $\gamma$ in this context. According to this [http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Euler-MascheroniConstant.html article] on MathWorld, $C$ was used by Euler (1735), $\gamma$ by Mascheroni (1790). So a not-so-modern modern convention :-) --[[User:Jjg|Jjg]] 22:34, 27 April 2012 (CEST) |

## Latest revision as of 17:10, 29 April 2012

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- Added links to Bohr–Mollerup
- Expanded the reference to Artin's monograph
- Renamed the second integration contour from $C^*$ to $C'$
- Used $\gamma$ for the Euler constant rather than $C$ (which also clashed with the notation for the first integration contour mentioned)
- Redrew all figures

--Jjg 19:58, 27 April 2012 (CEST)

- I have also used $\gamma$ for Euler constant, since this is the modern convention. TBloom 22:08, 27 April 2012 (CEST)

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