Research report 2011 - Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
Constants in arithmetic: periods and their relations
Raum, Martin; Raum, Sven
Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik, Bonn
SummaryPeriods are a special kind of numbers, which play an outstanding role in number theory. An important aspect to consider are relations between different representations of periods. These can be studied in great detail for L-values, which are more accessible than most other examples are.