A re-creation of a classical therapy of elliptic and modular services with a few of their number-theoretic purposes, this article deals an up-to-date bibliography and an alternate therapy of the transformation formulation for the Dedekind eta functionality. It covers many issues, corresponding to Hecke’s conception of whole varieties with multiplicative Fourier coefficients, and the final bankruptcy recounts Bohr’s thought of equivalence of basic Dirichlet series.
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