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Chebotarev density theorem for $k$-almost primes

Consider a finite Galois extension $L$ of $\mathbb Q$, of Galois group $G$. Let $k \geq 1$ be a fixed integer. Let $D$ be a subset of $G^k$ invariant by conjugation and by the natural action of the ...
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Some identities with the Riemann-Hurwitz zeta function

The only definition that I have ever seen of this Riemann-Hurtwitz zeta-function is this, For $0 < a \leq 1$ we have the identity $$ \zeta(z, a) = \frac{2 \Gamma(1 - z)}{(2 \pi)^{1-z}} \left[\sin ...
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An integral representation of the Riemann zeta function

I am referring to the equality in equation $3.29$ (page 12) and $4.20$ (page 17) in this paper. I am unable to recognize where this comes from or what is the general expression for values other than ...
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Derivative of a function related to Dedekind zeta function

Lef $K$ be an algebraic number field of degree $[K:\mathbb{Q}]=n$. For simplicity suppose $K$ is totally real. Define $f(s) = \zeta_K(s) \zeta(1-s)^{n-1}$ where $\zeta = \zeta_{\mathbb{Q}}$. From the ...
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Inequalities in paper by Jean Bourgain

The question refers to the following paper by Jean Bourgain: http://arxiv.org/abs/math-ph/0011053 Specifically, I can't derive the following inequality in (1.20): \begin{equation} ...
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How to do such a partitioning?

Assume: $$ P \subseteq \{1,2,\dots,N\},\quad |P| = K, \qquad x \in \mathbb{R}_+^K , \qquad w = e^{-j\frac{2\pi}N} $$ and, $$ f(l) = \sum_{i=1}^K \sum_{j=1}^K x_i x_j w^{(p_i-p_j)l} $$ I am going to ...
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Bounding number of solutions to an equation:

I have an equation that I think should not have too many solutions, but I don't see a way to argue this. Given $a, b, c, N \in \mathbb{N}$, how many positive integer solutions $x, y \leq N$ can the ...
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The Riemann Hypothesis and the Langlands program

On page 263 of this book review appears the following: Given the centrality of L-functions to the Langlands program, nothing would seem more natural (than a presentation of elementary algebraic ...
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Are there formulas for the derivatives $\zeta_{F}^{(n)}(0)$ of Dedekind zeta functions?

Let $F/\mathbb{Q}$ be a number field. I'm interested in knowing if there are formulas for the values of the derivatives $\zeta_{F}^{(n)}(0)$ of the Dedekind zeta function of $F$ at zero. Maybe if in ...
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On meromorphic continuation of zeta function(s) and special values at negative integers

Euler developed (at least) two different approaches in order to calculate the values $\zeta(-m)$ of the zeta function $$\zeta(s) = \sum_{n\geq 1} \frac{1}{n^s}$$ at non-positive integers. In one ...
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Where Can i find the lecture Videos of BSD 2011

i recently heard that there was a conference on Birch and Swinnerton dyer conjecture Held at Cambridge on May 4 until May 6, the main theme is "The conference marks the 50th anniversary of the ...
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Why is $\frac{\sqrt{6}}{32}(29 + \sqrt{145}) \approx \pi$ ?

Apologies in advance if this is a stupid question; also, disclaimer: this is purely for fun; but: Why is $\frac{\sqrt{6}}{32}(29 + \sqrt{145})$ such a good approximation to $\pi$? (Correct to 8 ...
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Class Numbers and 163

This is a bit fluffier of a question than I usually aim for, so apologies in advance if this doesn't pass the smell test for suitability. Likely my favorite fun fact in all of number theory is the ...
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BSD conjecture and L functions with zeroes of order g

If the group of rational points of $E$, which is finitely generated by the Mordell-Weil Theorem, has $g$ generators of infinite order, then the Birch-Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture gives $L_E(s)$ has a ...
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What are Mean Values of Ideal Densities in Galois Extensions?

In an unfinished (and as of now unpublished) article intended for the encyclopedia of mathematics, Arnold Scholz wrote: "Classifying extensions according to the Galois group of their normal closure ...
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Reference for Learning Global Class Field Theory Using the Original Analytic Proofs?

Hi Everyone! I'm wondering if anyone knows of a reference for learning global class field theory using the original analytic proofs developed in the 1920s and 1930s. Almost every book I can find ...