Pure and Applied Mathematics Journal
Volume 4, Issue 5-1, October 2015, Pages: 6-14

The Higher Derivation of the Hurwitz Zeta-function

Qianli Yang

Department of Mathematics and Information Science, Weinan Normal University, Weinan, P. R. China

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Qianli Yang. The Higher Derivation of the Hurwitz Zeta-function. Pure and Applied Mathematics Journal. Special Issue: Mathematical Aspects of Engineering Disciplines. Vol. 4, No. 5-1, 2015, pp. 6-14. doi: 10.11648/j.pamj.s.2015040501.12

Abstract: In this paper, the Euler-Maclaurin Summation formula was researched, the purpose of research is to promote the application of the Hurwitz Zeta-function; Combination method of number theory special a function and Euler-Maclaurin Summation Formula was been used; By three derivatives of the the Euler-Maclaurin Summation formula, three formulas of Hurwitz Zeta-function were been given.

Keywords: Hurwitz Zeta-function, Euler Maclauring Summation, Logarithmic Derivative

1. Introduction and Main Results

In paper [1], many authors give many integral formulas of some Series by Zeta function, In paper [2], prefessor S. Kanemitsu exhibit the importance and usefulness of the Euler Maclaurn Summation formula by applying it to the sum.

In a Similar setting which appeared in the pursuit of the divisor problem [2] . In paper [3], Author give the formula  and many beautiful formulas. In paper [5] we gave the formula . In this paper, we can give  by an integral formula, then we give , and . The papers [8-10] also give some results about Zeta function.

We use the following notation.

Notation  -- the complex variable -- the gamma function (). -- the digamma funtion.

Both of which are meromorphically continued to the whole complex plane with simple poles at non-positive integers;

 -- Hurwitz Zeta function, , , the power taking the princial value -- the Riemann Zeta function, both of which are continued meromorphically over the complex plane with a simple pole at ,

 the generalized Bernoulli polynomial of degree  in , defined through the generating function satisfying the addition formula


([1],Formula(24),p.61)with the properties

 , , , where  and  are the th Bernoulli polynomial and the th Bernoulli number defined by (1) with .

 the th periodic Bernoulli polynomial.

Theorem1. for any  with , . we have


, ,

Corollary 1. For ,  and

. We have


Corollary 2. For ,  and

. We have


Corollary 3. For ,  and

. We have


2. Lemmas and Proof

Lemma 1[6]. Suppose that  is of the Class  in the closed interval .then


Lemma 2. Let . Then, for any  with , we have


Also the asymptotic formula


hods true as . On the other hand, formula (7) with  yields the integral representation


Which is true for all ,and  can be any natural number satisfying ; the integral being absolutely convergent in the region , where it is analytic except at .

Proof of Lemma 2.

Since the th derivative of  is


We derive from (6) that


For any natural number .

Now we note that the last integral is in (11) clearly  by the mean value theorem for partial integration. Thus, taking the limit as  the case when , we conclude that the constant term on the right-hand side of (11) must coincide with the left-hand side.

That is, (9) follows.

Then, by analytic continuation; (9) can be show  to hold true for all .

At the same time, this gives a generic definition of ;


Where  satisfies .

On the other hand, for . Formula (11) implies that the constant term is


Which must be equal to


Which we denote by .

Upon replacing the constant term by  in (11) gives (7), which then entails (8) on replacing the integral by the above estimate . this completes the proof of Lemma 2.

Lemma 3.[3] For any complex  and


Lemma 4.5 For any complex  and


Lemma 5.7 For any  and , we have


Which is the most convenient for most cases. but if , the right-hand side is table interpreted as .

3. The Proof of Theorem and Corollaries

First, we now go on to the proof Theorem.

From lemma 4 (14), when . Let

So . We give derivation


When .

Let ,




Put (17), (18) and (19) in (16), we can get the poof of theorem with

When  let

In Lemma 1 (6)







We can us the same why to get


Put (21),(22),(23) and (24) in (6), we get the proof with

We now complete the proof theorem.

Second, we go on to the Proof of Corollary 1.

Since those terms of the sum with  for

 have singularities at non-positive integers, we have to take the limit as the limit as  of


as the case may be, on noting that other terms vanish because of simple zeros of  at non-positive integers.

By the fundamental difference equation satisfied by the gamma function we deduce for  that


We contend that


To prove this it suffices to note from (20) that in taking the limit

Only one term counts, , it is equal to

Which is  on recalling the fact

, which in fact follows from (25). Hence



Hence we conclude that


In order to deduce (3) from (28) we have recourse to Lemma 5 and its counterpart

for ([7,Formula(2.6)]). Substituting the formulas


in (28), we now complete the proof of Corollary 1.

Because proof method of Corollary 2 and Corollary 3 is similar. So, in here, we only give proof of Corollary 3.

From [4]


We any easily deduce that





, ,

, .

Let , ,



We now complete the proof of Corollary 3.


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