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Discrepancy bounds for the distribution of the Riemann zeta-function and applications

Lamzouri, Youness and Lester, Stephen and Radziwiłł, Maksym (2014) Discrepancy bounds for the distribution of the Riemann zeta-function and applications. . (Unpublished)

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We investigate the distribution of the Riemann zeta-function on the line ℜ(s)=σ. For 1/2<σ≤1 we obtain an upper bound on the discrepancy between the distribution of ζ(s) and that of its random model, improving results of Harman and Matsumoto. Additionally, we examine the distribution of the extreme values of ζ(s) inside of the critical strip, strengthening a previous result of the first author. As an application of these results we obtain the first effective error term for the number of solutions to ζ(s)=a in a strip 1/2<σ1<σ2<1. Previously in the strip 1/2<σ<1 only an asymptotic estimate was available due to a result of Borchsenius and Jessen from 1948 and effective estimates were known only slightly to the left of the half-line, under the Riemann hypothesis (due to Selberg) and to the right of the abscissa of absolute convergence (due to Matsumoto). In general our results are an improvement of the classical Bohr-Jessen framework and are also applicable to counting the zeros of the Epstein zeta-function.

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Additional Information:The first author is supported in part by an NSERC Discovery grant. The third author is partially supported by NSF grant DMS-1128155. The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) / ERC grant agreement no 320755.
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European Research Council (ERC)320755
Classification Code:2010 Mathematics Subject Classification. Primary 11M06.
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Deposited By: George Porter
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