skip to content
The man who knew infinity : a life of the genius, Ramanujan Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The man who knew infinity : a life of the genius, Ramanujan

Author: Robert Kanigel
Publisher: New York : C. Scribner's ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
A biography of one of the most innovative mathematicians of all time traces the rise of Srinivasa Ramanujan from his days as a clerk to his collaboration with one of England's greatest mathematicians.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kanigel, Robert.
Man who knew infinity.
New York : C. Scribner's ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1991
(OCoLC)623147803
Named Person: Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar; G H Hardy; Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar; G H Hardy; G H Hardy; Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Kanigel
ISBN: 0684192594 9780684192598
OCLC Number: 22509696
Description: ix, 438 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: In the temple's coolness/1887 to 1903 --
Ranging with delight/1903-1908 --
The search for patrons/1908-1913 --
Hardy/G. H. Hardy to 1913 --
"I beg to introduce myself ... "/1913 to 1914 --
Ramanujan's spring/1914 to 1916 --
The English chill/1916 to 1918 --
"In somewhat indifferent health"/from 1918.
Responsibility: Robert Kanigel.
More information:

Abstract:

A biography of one of the most innovative mathematicians of all time traces the rise of Srinivasa Ramanujan from his days as a clerk to his collaboration with one of England's greatest mathematicians.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/22509696> # The man who knew infinity : a life of the genius, Ramanujan
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "22509696" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Place/toronto> ; # Toronto
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Place/england> ; # England.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Topic/wiskunde> ; # Wiskunde
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210276> ; # India.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Person/ramanujan_aiyangar_srinivasa_1887_1920> ; # Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/27132864> ; # Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> ; # Great Britain.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Topic/mathematicians_great_britain> ; # Mathematicians--Great Britain
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/510.92/e20/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Person/hardy_g_h_godfrey_harold_1877_1947> ; # Godfrey Harold Hardy
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Topic/mathematics> ; # Mathematics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Topic/mathematicians_india> ; # Mathematicians--India
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Place/india> ; # India.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1012154> ; # Mathematicians
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Topic/mathematicians_biography_india> ; # Mathematicians--Biography--India
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Topic/ramanujan_aiyangar_srinivasa> ; # Ramanujan Aiyangar, Srinivasa
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Topic/mathematicians_biography_great_britain> ; # Mathematicians--Biography--Great Britain
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Topic/hardy_g_h> ; # Hardy, G.H
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "1991" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/72070984> ; # Robert Kanigel
    schema:datePublished "1991" ;
    schema:description "In the temple's coolness/1887 to 1903 -- Ranging with delight/1903-1908 -- The search for patrons/1908-1913 -- Hardy/G. H. Hardy to 1913 -- "I beg to introduce myself ... "/1913 to 1914 -- Ramanujan's spring/1914 to 1916 -- The English chill/1916 to 1918 -- "In somewhat indifferent health"/from 1918."@en ;
    schema:description "A biography of one of the most innovative mathematicians of all time traces the rise of Srinivasa Ramanujan from his days as a clerk to his collaboration with one of England's greatest mathematicians."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/181282> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/623147803> ;
    schema:name "The man who knew infinity : a life of the genius, Ramanujan"@en ;
    schema:numberOfPages "438" ;
    schema:productID "22509696" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/22509696#PublicationEvent/new_york_c_scribner_s_toronto_collier_macmillan_canada_new_york_maxwell_macmillan_international_c1991> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Agent/maxwell_macmillan_international> ; # Maxwell Macmillan International
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Agent/c_scribner_s> ; # C. Scribner's
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Agent/collier_macmillan_canada> ; # Collier Macmillan Canada
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780684192598> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/22509696> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Agent/c_scribner_s> # C. Scribner's
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "C. Scribner's" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Agent/collier_macmillan_canada> # Collier Macmillan Canada
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Collier Macmillan Canada" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Agent/maxwell_macmillan_international> # Maxwell Macmillan International
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Maxwell Macmillan International" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Person/hardy_g_h_godfrey_harold_1877_1947> # Godfrey Harold Hardy
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1877" ;
    schema:deathDate "1947" ;
    schema:familyName "Hardy" ;
    schema:givenName "Godfrey Harold" ;
    schema:givenName "G. H." ;
    schema:name "Godfrey Harold Hardy" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Person/ramanujan_aiyangar_srinivasa_1887_1920> # Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1887" ;
    schema:deathDate "1920" ;
    schema:familyName "Ramanujan Aiyangar" ;
    schema:givenName "Srinivasa" ;
    schema:name "Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Topic/mathematicians_biography_great_britain> # Mathematicians--Biography--Great Britain
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Mathematicians--Biography--Great Britain"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Topic/mathematicians_biography_india> # Mathematicians--Biography--India
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Mathematicians--Biography--India"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Topic/ramanujan_aiyangar_srinivasa> # Ramanujan Aiyangar, Srinivasa
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Ramanujan Aiyangar, Srinivasa"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1012154> # Mathematicians
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Mathematicians"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> # Great Britain.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Great Britain." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210276> # India.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "India." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/27132864> # Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1887" ;
    schema:deathDate "1920" ;
    schema:familyName "Ramanujan Aiyangar" ;
    schema:givenName "Srinivasa" ;
    schema:name "Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/72070984> # Robert Kanigel
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Kanigel" ;
    schema:givenName "Robert" ;
    schema:name "Robert Kanigel" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780684192598>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0684192594" ;
    schema:isbn "9780684192598" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/623147803>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Man who knew infinity." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/22509696> ; # The man who knew infinity : a life of the genius, Ramanujan
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/22509696#PublicationEvent/new_york_c_scribner_s_toronto_collier_macmillan_canada_new_york_maxwell_macmillan_international_c1991>
    a schema:PublicationEvent ;
    schema:location <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Place/toronto> ; # Toronto
    schema:location <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:organizer <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Agent/maxwell_macmillan_international> ; # Maxwell Macmillan International
    schema:organizer <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Agent/collier_macmillan_canada> ; # Collier Macmillan Canada
    schema:organizer <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/181282#Agent/c_scribner_s> ; # C. Scribner's
    schema:startDate "c1991" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.