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The computation of polylogarithms

David Wood

Technical Report 15-92*, University of Kent, Computing Laboratory, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, June 1992.


The polylogarithm function, Li_{p}(z), is defined, and a number of algorithms are derived for its computation, valid in different ranges of its real parameter p and complex argument z. These are sufficient to evaluate it numerically, with reasonable efficiency, in all cases.

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Bibtex Record

author = {David Wood},
title = {The Computation of Polylogarithms},
month = {June},
year = {1992},
pages = {182-196},
keywords = {determinacy analysis, Craig interpolants},
note = {},
doi = {},
url = {},
    address = {University of Kent, Canterbury, UK},
    hensa_abstractfilename = {pub/misc/ukc.reports/comp.sci/abstracts/15-92},
    hensa_ftpaddress = {},
    hensa_reportfilename = {pub/misc/ukc.reports/comp.sci/reports/},
    institution = {University of Kent, Computing Laboratory},
    number = {15-92*},

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