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PolyGamma






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Traditional Notation









Gamma, Beta, Erf > PolyGamma[nu,z] > Integral representations > Contour integral representations





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Input Form





PolyGamma[n, z] == (((-1)^(n + 1) n!)/(2 Pi I)) Integrate[(Gamma[s] Gamma[1 - s] Gamma[z - s]^(n + 1))/ Gamma[1 + z - s]^(n + 1)/(-1)^s, {s, \[Gamma] - I Infinity, \[Gamma] + I Infinity}] /; 0 < \[Gamma] < 1 && Element[n, Integers] && n > 0










Standard Form





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MathML Form







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2001-10-29