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From Riemann to Ramanujan

Author: Marcus Du Sautoy; Robin Dashwood; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Open University.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2007.
Series: Music of the primes, episode 2.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Focuses on the numerical landscape which Bernhard Riemann's calculations opened up and examines the work of subsequent mathematicians who challenged the notion of a finite set of prime numbers. Guides viewers through the zero-punctuated pattern that Riemann unveiled. Describes the friendship between G.H. Hardy and Srinivasa Ramanujan and the difficulties both men experienced as they confronted problems in number  Read more...
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Named Person: Bernhard Riemann; Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar; G H Hardy; G H Hardy; Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar; Bernhard Riemann
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Du Sautoy; Robin Dashwood; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Open University.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 850291648
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Written by Marcus Du Sautoy ; produced and directed by Robin Dashwood.
Performer(s): Presented by Marcus Du Sautoy; commentators, Brian Conrey, Dan Rockmore, Samuel Patterson, Michael Berry, Jon Keating, Andrew Odlyzko, R. Srinivasa Rao.
Event notes: Originally produced for broadcast on British television in 2005.
Description: 1 videodisc (28 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R. May not play in some DVD players or DVD-ROM drives.
Series Title: Music of the primes, episode 2.
Responsibility: produced by BBC and the Open University.

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Focuses on the numerical landscape which Bernhard Riemann's calculations opened up and examines the work of subsequent mathematicians who challenged the notion of a finite set of prime numbers. Guides viewers through the zero-punctuated pattern that Riemann unveiled. Describes the friendship between G.H. Hardy and Srinivasa Ramanujan and the difficulties both men experienced as they confronted problems in number theory.

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