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Old 2010-11-24, 14:58   #1
Calvin Culus
 
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Default Gamma function

It would be much more elegant to define gamma(z) = z!, but mathematicians prefer gamma(z) = (z-1)! and clutter a really beautiful improper integral with an awkwardly placed minus one.

Why?
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