It is a matter of convention. See for example Arg (mathematics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is a matter of convention. See for example Arg (mathematics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
But what on earth is the convention commonly accepted in mathematical world? I have consulted wikipedia before posting this question, which directed me to this page saying both intervals are OK. This made me confused because, as I indicated in my post, different definition will lead to different complex power but ambiguity is not allowed in mathematics.