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Some series of the zeta and related functions. (English) Zbl 0919.11056
We propose and develop yet another approach to the problem of summation of series involving the Riemann zeta-function \(\zeta(s)\), the (Hurwitz’s) generalized zeta-function \(\zeta(s,a)\), the Polygamma function \(\psi^{(p)} (z)(p=0,1,2,\dots)\) and the polylogarithmic function \(Li_s(z)\). The key ingredients in our approach include certain known integral representations for \(\zeta(s)\) and \(\zeta(s,a)\). The method in this paper is illustrated by numerous examples of closed-form evaluations of series of the aforementioned types; the method developed in Section 2, in particular, has been implemented in Mathematica (Version 3.0). Many of the resulting summation formulas are believed to be new.

MSC:
11M06 \(\zeta (s)\) and \(L(s, \chi)\)
11M35 Hurwitz and Lerch zeta functions
33B15 Gamma, beta and polygamma functions
Software:
Mathematica
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