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A hard integration.

  1. Apr 10, 2012 #1
    Please see the attachment. Under the given range of parameters the integral converges, but I can't find a closed form solution. It seems one has to integrate very special functions other than simple Beta, Gamma, Error functions etc..

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  3. Apr 10, 2012 #2


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    Hey semigroups and welcome to the forums.

    Have you considered changing the region of integration to get things in terms of one variable?

    My guess is if this is a problem from a problem set, that a change of variables and some extra stuff will give you something that ends up being in the form of a Beta (complete or incomplete) or a Gamma (complete or incomplete) and then you can just leave it at that.

    If you have tried changing the region (I think it should look something like a triangle in the [0,1]x[0,1] region) then what did you try exactly and what did you find out?
  4. Apr 10, 2012 #3
    Thanks for reply!
    Please find the attachements for deatailed working (due to the size of screen capture I have to divide it into three pictures).

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