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A Diorama of the Digamma

(Under construction) This series is divergent, so we may be able to do something with it. — Heaviside The divergent series for the pole of the Riemann zeta function is Lets’s use Mellin transform interpolation (essentially the master’s (Ramanujan) master … Continue reading

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The Riemann Zeta and the Calculus

(Under construction: Reprising investigations over several years.) By virtue of the relation between the values of the Riemann zeta function at the negative integers, , and the Bernoulli numbers and between the Bernoulli polynomials and the partial sums of the … Continue reading

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The Kervaire-Milnor Formula

The K-M formula and its ingredients are presented in 1) Bernoulli numbers and the unity of mathematics by Barry Mazur, p.14, Secs. 4, 5, and 6 2) Differential topology forty-six years later by Milnor 3) Homotopy group of spheres Wikipedia … Continue reading

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Fractional Calculus, Gamma Classes, the Riemann Zeta Function, and an Appell Pair of Sequences

The background info and comments for the MSE question Lie group heuristics for a raising operator for and the MO question Riemann zeta function at positive integers and an Appell sequence of poylnomials introduce an Appell sequence of polynomials containing … Continue reading

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The Riemann and Hurwitz zeta functions and the Mellin transform interpolation of the Bernoulli polynomials

This entry (expanding on the Bernoulli Appells entry) illustrates interpolation with the Mellin transform of the Bernoulli polynomials and their umbral inverses, the reciprocal polynomials, giving essentially the Hurwitz zeta function and the finite difference of , both of which … Continue reading

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Bernoulli Appells

The defining characteristic of the Bernoulli numbers operationally is that they are the basis of the unique Appell sequence, the Bernoulli polynomials, that “translate” simply under the generalized binomial transform (Appell property) and satisfy (for an analytic function, such as … Continue reading

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Bernoulli, Blissard, and Lie meet Stirling and the simplices: State number operators and normal ordering

A set of identities that encapsulates relations among the Bernoulli numbers, the Stirling numbers of the first and second kinds, and operators related to the umbral calculus of Blissard and his contemporaries: Decoding:

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