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PrincipalValue

  • PrincipalValue is an option for Integrate that specifies whether the Cauchy principal value should be found for a definite integral.
  • The default setting PrincipalValue->False computes ordinary Riemann integrals.
  • Setting PrincipalValue->True gives finite answers for integrals that had single pole divergences with PrincipalValue->False.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 3.5.8.
  • See also: Residue, Limit, GenerateConditions.
  • Related package: NumericalMath`CauchyPrincipalValue`.

    Further Examples

    See the Further Examples for Integrate.