The dilogarithm function for complex argument

  title={The dilogarithm function for complex argument},
  author={Leonard C. Maximon},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  pages={2807 - 2819}
  • L. Maximon
  • Published 8 November 2003
  • Mathematics
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
This paper summarizes the basic properties of the Euler dilogarithm function, often referred to as the Spence function. These include integral representations, series expansions, linear and quadratic transformations, functional relations, numerical values for special arguments and relations to the hypergeometric and generalized hypergeometric function. The basic properties of the two functions closely related to the dilogarithm (the inverse tangent integral and Clausen's integral) are also… 

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