# Counting master integrals: Integration by parts vs. functional equations

@article{Kniehl2016CountingMI, title={Counting master integrals: Integration by parts vs. functional equations}, author={Bernd A. Kniehl and O. V. Tarasov}, journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory}, year={2016} }

We illustrate the usefulness of functional equations in establishing relationships between master integrals under the integration-by-parts reduction procedure by considering a certain two-loop propagator-type diagram as an example.

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