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The Distribution of Prime Numbers : Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics - A.E. Ingham

The Distribution of Prime Numbers

Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics

By: A.E. Ingham, R. C. Vaughan (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: 3rd December 1990
ISBN: 9780521397896
Number Of Pages: 136

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Originally published in 1934 in the Cambridge Tracts this volume presents the theory of the distribution of the prime numbers in the series of natural numbers. The major part of the book is devoted to the analytical theory founded on the zeta-function of Riemann. Despite being long out of print, this Tract still remains unsurpassed as an introduction to the field, combining an economy of detail with a clarity of exposition which eases the novice into this area.

'I especially like this book because it weaves the number theory and zeta function aspects together very skillfully. It's a very good introduction for someone who wants to learn about the zeta function or about prime number theory.' Allen Stenger, MAA Reviews

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. xix
Introductionp. 1
Elementary Theoremsp. 9
The Prime Number Theoremp. 25
Further Theory of [[zeta]] (s). Applicationsp. 41
Explicit Formulaep. 68
Irregularities of Distributionp. 86
Bibliographyp. 108
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ISBN: 9780521397896
ISBN-10: 0521397898
Series: Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 136
Published: 3rd December 1990
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.06 x 14.94  x 0.97
Weight (kg): 0.23

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