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The Riemann zeta function is the function of one complex variable $s$ defined by the series $\zeta(s) = \sum_{n \geq 1} \frac{1}{n^s}$ when $\operatorname{Re}(s)>1$. It admits a meromorphic continuation to $\mathbb{C}$ with only a simple pole at $1$. This function satisfies a functional equation ...

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Visibility interpretation of Riemann zeta zeros on the critical line?

This is a long shot, but ... The fraction of $\mathbb{Z}^2$ lattice points visible from the origin $1/\zeta(2)=6/\pi^2 \approx 61$%. The fraction of $\mathbb{Z}^3$ lattice points visible from the ...
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The zeta function and classical mechanics

In this paper, Guilherme França and André LeClair show that $$\gamma_{y}\sim 2 \pi \left(y-11/8\right)/W\left((y-11/8)e^{-1}\right)$$ where $W$ is the Lambert W function, and $\gamma_{y}$ is the ...
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Why do $12$ and $120$ occur very often in the denominators of $\zeta(-n)$ for odd $n$?

$\zeta(-n) = - \dfrac{B_{n+1}}{n+1}$ $\zeta(-2n) = 0$ $\zeta(-1) = - \dfrac{1}{12}$ $\zeta(-3) = \dfrac{1}{120}$ $\zeta(-5) = - \dfrac{1}{252}$ $\zeta(-7) = \dfrac{1}{240}$ $\zeta(-9) = - ...
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what would be the consequences on the distribution of primes of $\Lambda=\infty$?

It is widely believed that the quantity $\Lambda:=\lim\sup\dfrac{t_{n+1}-t_{n}}{2\pi/\log t_{n}}$, where $t_{n}$ is the imaginary part of the $n$-th non-trivial zero on the critical line of the ...
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Conjectured alternate form for vanishing of $\Re\zeta(1/2+it)$ except at zeros

Heavily based on Agno's question. Define: $$ \chi(s)=\pi^{-(\frac{s}{2})} \Gamma(\frac{s}{2}) $$ Agno conjectured: only for $\sigma=\frac12$, $\Re(\chi(s)) = \Re(\zeta(s)) =0$ is always true, ...
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Except for a finite few outside the strip, do all complex zeros of $\zeta(a+s)\pm \zeta(a+1-s)$ reside on the critical line for all $a\lt 0$?

Assume $a \in \mathbb{R}$ and $s \in \mathbb{C}$. Numerical evidence suggests that all complex zeros, except for a finite few outside the strip, of: $$\zeta(a+s)\pm \zeta(a+1-s)$$ lie on the line ...
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Cesaro summation of a particular Dirichlet series associated with $\zeta(s)$

If you've investigated the error in Perron's formula in general, you've probably noticed that Cesaro summation $$\lim_{x\rightarrow\infty}\sum_{n\leq x} \left(1-\frac{\log n}{\log ...
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$\eta(s)$ expressed as an 'alternating' sum of Hurwitz Zetas. Why does it only work for sums with an even number of terms?

It is known that: $$\zeta(s)= a^{-s}\,\sum_{k=1}^{a} \zeta_H\left(s,\frac{k}{a}\right)$$ is valid for all $a \in \mathbb{N}$ and all $s \in \mathbb{C}\,/1$, with $\zeta_H$ being the Hurwitz zeta ...
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Conjectured relation between alternating Prime zeta series and Riemann zeta

Let $P(s)$ be the Prime zeta function. Numerical evidence suggests these identities: $$ \sum_{k=1}^\infty \frac{(-1)^{k}P(3k)}{k}=\log{\bigg(\frac{1}{945}\frac{\pi^6}{\zeta(3)}\bigg)}\qquad\quad ...
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Special values of $\zeta$ outside the real line and the critical strip

The values of Riemann's function at the integers have been extensively studied. I was wondering, is there anything interesting known (or conjectured) to happen arithmetically outside the real line ...
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Estimating the height required to find a given small value of $|\zeta(s)|$ near the line $\sigma=1$

There are some qualitative theorems of Bohr, Jessen and Titchmarsh (e.g. The Theory of the Riemann zeta function, E.C. Titchmarsh, pages 306-308) proving that there is a $K=K(a,\alpha,\beta)$ such ...
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On the domain of convergence of usual definition of Riemann zeta function [closed]

If we define Riemann zeta function as it is usually defined so that $$\zeta (s)=\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}n^{-s}=\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}e^{-s\ln n}$$ then we can rewrite it as: $$\zeta ...
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Are all complex zeros of $Li_s(i)\, + \, Li_{1-\overline{s}}\,(-i)$ equal to the $\rho$'s?

Take the well known square relationship for polylogarithms: $$Li_s(z)\, + \, Li_{s}(-z)=2^{1-s}Li_s(z^2)$$ Assume $z=i$: $$Li_s(i)\, + \, Li_{s}(-i)=2^{1-s}Li_s(-1)=-2^{1-s}\,\eta(s)$$ with ...
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Are all complex zeros of $Li_s(z)\, \pm \, Li_{1-s}(z)$ on the critical line or outside the critical strip for $z \le -1$?

This question loosely builds on this one, however is a bit simpler and I found the results to be more robust. It seems that all zeros in the critical strip $0 \lt \Re(s) < 1$ of: $$Li_s(z)\, \pm ...
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Contour plots of Riemann zeta-function

A glimpse of figures in this preprint seems to suggest that curves $\Re{\zeta(s)}=0$ (or $\Im{\zeta(s)}=0$) do not touch each other in the half-plane $\Re{s}>1$. Question: Is there any ...
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Are all complex zeros of $\frac{\Gamma(s)}{z}Li_s(z) \, \pm \, \frac{\Gamma(1-s)}{z}Li_{1-s}(z)$ on the critical line for all $z \lt 1$?

Numerical evidence suggests that all complex zeros residing in the critical strip $0 < \Re(s) < 1$ of: $$\frac{\Gamma(s)}{z}Li_s(z) \, \pm \, \frac{\Gamma(1-s)}{z}Li_{1-s}(z)$$ are on the ...
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Bounds on horizontal minima of the Riemann zeta function

It is known that $\zeta(s)$ has an infinity of zeros in the strip $0<\sigma<1$ and that those zeros become closer together as $t\rightarrow\infty$. More precisely, Littlewood showed that there ...
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Questions about the Riemann Zeta Function

How many contiguous zeros of zeta are known, to what height How many contiguous primes are known, to what height How many zeta zeros determine how many primes, to what exactness For example, would ...
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Szegő curve for partial sum of Taylor series of Riemann $\Xi(z)$ function

I am sorry that this is long post. But it might be of interest to you. This post is related to zeros of partial sum of Taylor series of $e^x-1$. Entire functions $e^z$, $\cos(z)$, and $\sin(z)$ can ...
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Are there any new results on approximating Riemann $\Xi$ function by Polya-like Fourier transforms?

I posted [this question][1] at math.stackexchange.com and was told that it is more appropriate to post this research related question here at mathoverflow. So I re-post it below. Riemann $\Xi(z)$ ...
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A Hadamard product of the zeros of the Riemann integral. Does it put any constraints on where the $\rho$'s can reside in the critical strip?

I have deleted a previous, now obsolete question on the same topic. Take the well-known Riemann integral: $$\displaystyle \pi^{-\frac{s}{2}}\,\Gamma\left(\frac{s}{2}\right)\, \zeta(s) ...
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Is it possible to show that $\sum_{n=1}^{\infty} \frac{\mu(n)}{\sqrt{n}}$ diverges?

Let $\mu(n)$ denote the Mobius function with the well-known Dirichlet series representation $$ \frac{1}{\zeta(s)} = \sum_{n=1}^{\infty} \frac{\mu(n)}{n^{s}}. $$ Basic theorems about Dirichlet series ...
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Is there anything known about the complex zeros of this integral related to $\zeta(s)$?

The right-hand side of the well known equation: $$\displaystyle \pi^\frac{-s}{2}\,\Gamma\left(\frac{s}{2}\right)\, \zeta(s) =\int_1^{\infty} \left({x}^{\frac{s}{2}} + ...
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Does Riemann's explicit formula imply invariance of the prime gaps distribution under a Fourier-like transform?

Loosely speaking, Riemann's explicit formula states that there exists a Fourier-type duality between the primes and the non trivial zeroes of the Riemann zeta function. Does this mean that the ...
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Do we know a lower bound for the number of critical zeros of the Riemann zeta-function with irrational imaginary part?

If I'm not mistaken, the imaginary parts of the critical zeros of the Riemann Zeta function are conjectured to be linearly independent over $\mathbb{Q}$, but I think we're very far from proving such a ...
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Continued fraction representation of Zeta

A question at math.SE is asking for references. The fraction is quite nice! Check it out and post some references if you know of any. I found this at arxiv, but it doesn't apply to Zeta.
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Verifying very high Riemann zeros.

Using some newly derived formulas for the n-th Riemann zero on the critical line, I calculated the 10^(10^6)'th zero to 1 million decimal places rather easily. Can anyone suggest an alternative way to ...
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Sharpest bound on the zero free region of $\zeta^{\prime}$?

I'm interested in calculating all of the zeroes of the first derivative of the Riemann $\zeta$ function up to an arbitrary height. I know that (on the RH), all of these zeroes will have real part $\ge ...
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leading-order behaviour of riemann zeta function?

Is there any 'guess' as to how the Riemann zeta function $\zeta(\sigma+it)$ (or its modulus) behaves to leading order as $t\rightarrow\infty$, for fixed $\sigma$ in the critical strip? Obviously this ...
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Can Voronin's universality theorem be used to show that $\sigma\circ\zeta=\zeta\circ\sigma$ implies $\sigma$ continuous?

Let $\sigma$ be a field automorphism of $\mathbb{C}$ that commutes with the Riemann Zeta function. Can we use Voronin's universality theorem to prove that $\sigma$ is necessarily continuous? Thanks in ...
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A couple of facts on the non-trivial zeros of the Riemann Zeta function

This question might be more suitable for http://math.stackexchange.com. I'm not sure about the differences between that website and this website (http://mathoverflow.net), so I'll try it here first. ...
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How good is “almost all” when it comes to the Riemann Hypothesis?

Let $N(T)$ be the number of zeroes of the Riemann zeta function $\zeta$ having imaginary part strictly between $0$ and $T$, and let $N_0(T)$ be the number of those zeroes that also have real part ...
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Sharpening a bound on $\zeta'(s)$

I want to find an upper bound for $\zeta'(s)$ along a vertical line $\Re(s)=b$, where $-1<b<0$. One way to do this is using $$\frac{\zeta'(b+iT)}{\zeta(b+iT)}=O_b(\log T)$$ and ...
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Question about the zeros of the sum/difference of two finite Euler products

The conjecture Are all zeros of $\zeta(0+s) \pm \zeta(0-s)$ except a finite few on the line $\Re(s)=0$? was shown to be unconditionally true. The proof can even be extended towards the domain ...
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Objections to and arguments for the simplicity of all Riemann zeros

It seems to be that the simplicity of all the zeros is quite widely accepted as a working hypotheses, and it is known that a positive proportion are as such. Titchmarsh explains in the last chapter ...
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Are all complex zeros of $\zeta(s) \pm \zeta(-s)$ on the line with $\Re(s)=0$?

My conjecture is that all zeros in the strip $-1 \le \Re(s) \le 1$ of $\zeta(s) \pm \zeta(-s)$ are on the line $\Re(s)=0$. I did find three complex zeros for $\pm =+$ (i.e. 12 in total) and two ...
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reference for Lindelof Hypothesis implying finitely many zeros off critical line?

Can anyone give me a reference for the following theorem on the Riemann zeta function? If the Lindelof Hypothesis is true (that is $\zeta(\sigma+it)=O(t^\epsilon)$ as $t\rightarrow\infty$), then ...
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The simple zero conjecture for the Riemann zeta function

The simple zero conjecture says that all zeros of the Riemann zeta function are simple. Suppose the conjecture is not true. Namely there is an $s$ in the complex plane such that $\zeta(s)=0$ and the ...
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Series of the inverse quadratic trinomial

Maybe it's a very simple question, but I have a problem with the following series $$\sum\limits_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{1}{n^2+pn+q},$$ where $p, q \in \mathbb{R}$. I know about five ways how to calculate ...
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Do these infinite series expressing $\zeta(s)$ only (partially) converge at $\Re(s)=\frac12$?

The following analytic continuation for $\zeta(s)$ towards $\Re(s)>-1$ was derived here: $$\displaystyle \zeta(s) = \frac{1}{2\,(s-1)} \left(\sum _{n=1}^{\infty } {\frac {s-1-2\,n}{{n}^{s}}} + ...
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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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zeta-function regularized integrals

I gather that the following two identities about $\xi(3)$ hold via some notion of zeta-function regularized integrals. $\xi(3) = \frac{(2\pi)^3}{3}\int _0 ^\infty d\lambda \frac{\sqrt{\lambda} }{1 + ...
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Derivative of Riemann Zeta at nontrivial zeros

I would like to know whether the real part of the first derivative of the Zeta function at the non trivial zeros of Zeta is stricly positive and if so, is there a proof for it. Also, are there tables ...
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How “deep” is the unboundedness of the reciprocal of the Riemann zeta function on vertical lines in the critical strip?

I think it is probably well known that, for every $1/2<\sigma\leq 1$, the function $1/\zeta(\sigma+it)$ is unbounded. Yet, I cannot decide how deep this is. I imagine it could be proved using a ...
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expressing $\log(\left \lfloor x \right \rfloor!)$ in terms of zeta-zeros

referring to a question i posted on MS, I post it here, as I didn't get an answer: let $\psi(x)$ be the second Chebyshev Function. By the definition of this summatory function, and the fundamental ...
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What are the obstructions to showing that $\zeta$ doesn't vanish on the strip $1- \varepsilon < {\rm Re}(s) \leq 1$

Most (if not all) of the proofs of the Prime Number Theorem that I have seen in the literature rely on the fact that the Riemann zeta function, $\zeta(s)$, does not vanish on the line ${\rm Re}(s) = ...
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On the convergence of Dirichlet series over the Mobius Mu function

It is known that if $\sum_{k=1}^{\infty} \frac{\mu(k)}{k^s} = \frac{1}{\zeta(s)}$ for $\Re(s) > 1/2$ then RH holds. My question is: Under RH why is it not $\sum_{k=1}^{\infty} ...
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implication of divergence of $1/\zeta(s) $ at 1/2

$1/\zeta(s)=\sum_{n>0}\frac{\mu(n)}{n^s}$ where $\mu$ is the Moebius function. This series is known to converge for $s\ge 1$ and diverge for $s\le 1/2$. Its convergence is unknown if $1/2< ...
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On extended Riemann Hypothesis and coefficients of Selberg Class L-functions

There is the conjecture that Selberg Class L-functions satisfy RH. So that an L-function needs to have its coefficient multiplicatives (plus other conditions: functional equation,...) in order to ...
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What is known about the set $S$ of couples of rationals $(q,q')$ such that $\zeta(q+iq')$ is rational?

The question is the title. For example, if we could show that $S$ is finite, then this would entail that every large enough integer $n$ is such that $\zeta(2n+1)$ is irrational and that, under RH, ...