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A class of additive arithmetic functions with asymptotically normal distribution

  • P. D. T. A. Elliott (a1)


Let f(n) be a real-valued additive arithmetic function. For each positive rational integer n set

For the duration of this paper we shall assume that as n → ∞ both



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