Date: Jan 10, 2013 9:38 PM
Subject: wrong result when computing a definite integral

hi group,

i run into this problem today when giving a bunch of easy integrals to mathematica.
here's a wolfram alpha link to the problem:

the integrand does not depend on the 'x' variable, the inner integration should only result in a factor of 4Pi, and the correct result is a real number, yet the below integral gives a complex number which is far off from the correct value:
Integrate[Exp[I Sqrt[3] y], {x, -2 Pi, 2 Pi}, {y, -Pi, Pi}] -> -((4 I (-1 + E^(2 I Sqrt[3] Pi)) Pi)/Sqrt[3])

from some trial and error it seems the result is also incorrect for non-integer factors in the exponential.