The “Riemann hypothesis” for the Hawkins random Sieve

Werner Neudecker; David Williams

Compositio Mathematica (1974)

  • Volume: 29, Issue: 2, page 197-200
  • ISSN: 0010-437X

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Neudecker, Werner, and Williams, David. "The “Riemann hypothesis” for the Hawkins random Sieve." Compositio Mathematica 29.2 (1974): 197-200. <>.

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