harmonic_number( n, m )

The generalized harmonic number function in SageMath. Defined by

$H_{n,m} = \sum_{k=1}^n \frac{1}{k^m}$

When called with one argument, the second defaults to unity and the function returns the harmonic numbers

$H_n = \sum_{k=1}^n \frac{1}{k}$

Plot on the real axis:

Series expansion about the origin:

Special values:

Related functions:   log

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