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: 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)
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:: 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)

Revision as of 22:34, 27 April 2012

Post $\TeX$ remarks.

  • 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)
  • Some figures are still to be done, may take a few days...

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