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Contact: rudytoody.AT.comcast.DOT.net

I retired in 2006 and bought Mathematica and a stack of math books with the goal to teach myself to become a world-class mathematician. I am on pace to achieve that goal sometime shortly after the next Ice Age.

I consider myself a Mathematical Mutt (no papers) who occasionally ventures off the back porch to play in the yard with the big dogs.

I donate regularly to the The OEIS Foundation.

When I look at the patterns, I can hear the wheels turning. When I look at the math, I find out the hamsters have died.


May
10
revised Another MoebiusMu question
rolled back to a previous revision
May
10
comment Another MoebiusMu question
@MichaelE2, it is along that line. I am trying to use analytic continuation in the non-negative reals to define Mertens at $s=0$. Because Mathematica returns -1., I can change to a zero. But I need to know where the -1. comes from so I can explain it. I am working on a question for mathMO which I should post soon, in which I will explain my reasoning. I'll post a link here when that happens.
May
10
asked Another MoebiusMu question
May
2
comment Is mathematica storing information it shouldn't store?
I have had that problem twice. The kernal stops when you run out of swap file space, so you might get it done by increasing the swap file. If this is something to be done often, you will need a better algorithm.
Apr
22
comment Why the difference?
+1 for the diagnostics.
Apr
22
comment Why the difference?
@user0501, Exchanging sigmas' order works for me. Nice job!
Apr
22
revised Why the difference?
added an identity
Apr
22
accepted Why the difference?
Apr
22
comment Why the difference?
+1, I didn't put the () around the second sum.
Apr
22
asked Why the difference?
Apr
9
awarded  Yearling
Mar
27
accepted Can we give Mathematica hints for symbolic sums and products?
Mar
26
answered Can we give Mathematica hints for symbolic sums and products?
Mar
25
revised Can we give Mathematica hints for symbolic sums and products?
added info
Mar
25
asked Can we give Mathematica hints for symbolic sums and products?
Mar
12
awarded  Announcer
Mar
12
accepted What is the confidence limit on this convergence?
Mar
12
comment What is the confidence limit on this convergence?
I just added a plot to the OP. Even count square-frees are on the slope and the odd count square-frees tend to zero along the bottom.
Mar
12
revised What is the confidence limit on this convergence?
add plot
Mar
12
comment What is the confidence limit on this convergence?
@rcollyer, my n/3 and n/2 boundaries are not consistant. So, I'm deleting those comments.