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polylogarithm

Polylogairthm Li n(x)Li_n(x) generalization of dilogarithm. There are also multiple polylogarithms of many variables, where the index nn is replaced by a partition of number nn.

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Applications to renormalization in quantum field theory and in relation to motives is in

  • Alexander B. Goncharov, Marcus Spradlin, C. Vergu, Anastasia Volovich, Classical polylogarithms for amplitudes and Wilson loops, Phys.Rev.Lett.105:151605,2010, arxiv/1006.5703

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