Multiple zeta values, poly-Bernoulli numbers, and related zeta functions

Tsuneo Arakawa, Masanobu Kaneko

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We study the function ζ(k1, . . . , kn - 1 ; s) = Σ0<m1<m2⋯<mn 1/mk11⋯mkn - 1 n - 1 msn and show that the poly-Bernoulli numbers introduced in our previous paper are expressed as special values at negative arguments of certain combinations of these functions. As a consequence of our study, we obtain a series of relations among multiple zeta values.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-209
Number of pages21
JournalNagoya Mathematical Journal
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mathematics(all)


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