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## [Axiom-developer] [#6 wrong integration result] I think this is a math b

**From**: |
Bill Page |

**Subject**: |
[Axiom-developer] [#6 wrong integration result] I think this is a math bug! |

**Date**: |
Wed, 19 Jan 2005 08:55:16 -0600 |

I disagree. There is something fundamentally wrong here. The result of
\begin{axiom}
integrate(x^2*(exp(-x^2)), x=0..%plusInfinity)
\end{axiom}
Not only prints oddly without conversion to proper LaTeX but also it
is not actually recognized "mathematically" as Gamma().
Further, there is something wrong with the implementation of Gamma()
itself because it only works numerically and is of no use symbolically.
It seems like there are two separate Gamma functions. The one produced
by the integrage is "symbolic" but does not seem to be connected to
any appropriate logic.
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**[Axiom-developer] [#6 wrong integration result] I think this is a math bug!**,
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