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Integral representation of the Euler-Mascheroni constant

  1. Jun 9, 2012 #1
    I am trying to prove a specific representation of Euler's constant, but I am not really getting anywhere. I hoped you could help me with this one, because I looked it up on the Internet and even though the relation itself is found in many webpages, its proof is in none. The relation is
    [tex]\gamma=-\int_{0}^{\infty}e^{-t}\log(t)dt[/tex]
    I tried integrating by parts and integrating term by term using power series, but none of them show the identity. Thanks for your help from now.
     
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  3. Jun 9, 2012 #2
  4. Jun 9, 2012 #3
    Thanks for the article. It comes up with a pretty good proof using the Weierstrass product of the Gamma function.

    I sincerely wonder how I could not find that one with two hours of searching.
     
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