Bohr-Mollerup theorem
From Encyclopedia of Mathematics
2010 Mathematics Subject Classification: Primary: 33B15 [MSN][ZBL]
The gamma-function on the positive real axis is the unique positive, logarithmically convex function $f$ such that $f(1)=1$ and $f(x+1) = xf(x)$ for all $x$.
References
[Ar] | E. Artin, "The gamma function", Holt, Rinehart & Winston (1964) |
[Bo] | H.P. Boas, "Bohr's power series theorem in several variables" Proc. Amer. Math. Soc., 125 (1997) pp. 2975–2979 |
[Ca] | C. Caratheodory, "Theory of functions of a complex variable", 1, Chelsea (1983) pp. Sects. 274–275 |
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Bohr-Mollerup theorem. Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Bohr-Mollerup_theorem&oldid=25623
Bohr-Mollerup theorem. Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Bohr-Mollerup_theorem&oldid=25623
This article was adapted from an original article by M. Hazewinkel (originator), which appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098. See original article