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On an intriguing integral and some series related to $\zeta (4)$

Authors: David Borwein and Jonathan M. Borwein
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 123 (1995), 1191-1198
MSC: Primary 11Y60; Secondary 11M06, 11Y35, 33B15, 42A16
MathSciNet review: 1231029
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Abstract: An intriguing log-cosine integral is fully analyzed and shown to have value a rational multiple of $\pi \zeta (4),\zeta$ being the Riemann zeta function. From this we deduce by means of generating functions and Parseval’s identity the sums of certain series previously established by a completely different method.

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Keywords: Riemann zeta function, Parseval’s identity, generating functions, log-cosine integrals, polylogarithms
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