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Manuscript Title: Analytic continuation of Mellin transforms up to two-loop order.
Authors: J. Blumlein
Program title: ANCONT v1.0
Catalogue identifier: ADMU_v1_0
Distribution format: gz
Journal reference: Comput. Phys. Commun. 133(2000)76
Programming language: Fortran.
Computer: HP-9000/755 workstation.
RAM: 324K words
Word size: 32
Keywords: Elementary particle physics, Quantum Chromodynamics, Mellin transforms, Analytic continuation, Harmonic sums, Polylogarithms, Nielsen functions, Bernoulli numbers, Stirling numbers.
Classification: 11.5.

Nature of problem:
Calculation of the analytic continuation of the Mellin transforms to complex values of N for the basic functions gi(x) emerging in the splitting and coefficient functions of massless QED and QCD up to two-loop order.

Solution method:
Serial representations for complex arguments and approximate polynomial representations.


Running time:
From fractions of a second for individual representations to 3:30 minutes for the test of all options on a HP-9000/755 workstation.