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Ramanujan : essays and surveys

Author: Bruce C Berndt; Robert A Rankin
Publisher: [Providence, RI] : American Mathematical Society ; [London] : London Mathematical Society, ©2001.
Series: History of mathematics, v. 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains essays on Ramanujan and his work. This book includes survey articles in areas that are influenced by Ramanujan's mathematics.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar; Srinivasa Ramanujan; Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar; Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce C Berndt; Robert A Rankin
ISBN: 0821826247 9780821826249
OCLC Number: 47208595
Description: xvi, 347 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: The four photographs of Ramanujan / Bruce C. Berndt --
The books studied by Ramanujan in India / Bruce C. Berndt and Robert A. Rankin --
The influence of Carr's synopsis on Ramanujan ; The notebooks of Srinivasa Ramanujan / Bruce C. Berndt --
A recently discovered letter giving Ramanujan's examination scores --
On Ramanujan / S. Chandrasekhar --
The Ramanujan family record / Robert A. Rankin --
Ramanujan as a patient / R.A. Rankin --
Ramanujan's illness / D.A.B. Young --
An incident in the life of S. Ramanujan, F.R.S.: converstions with G.H. Hardy, F.R.S. and J.E. Littlewood, F.R.S. and their sequel / S. Chandrasekhar --
S. Janaki Ammal (Mrs. Ramanujan) / Bruce C. Berndt --
Conversation "I didn't understand his work, but I knew his worth" / P. Nandy --
A short biography of S. Narayana Iyer / Bruce B. Berndt --
The distribution of primes ; Some theorems in summation / S. Narayana Aiyar --
Srinivasa Ramanujan / E.H. Neville --
University lectures in Madras. Ramanujan's manuscripts and notebooks ; Ramanujan's manuscripts and notebooks, II / R.A. Rankin --
An overview of Ramanujan's notebooks / Bruce C. Berndt --
An introduction to Ramanujan's "lost" notebook / George E. Andrews --
Ramanujan and pi / Jonathan M. Borwein and Peter B. Borwein --
Pi related developments since 1988 / Bruce C. Berndt --
Reflections around the Ramanujan centenary / Atle Selberg --
The problems submitted by Ramanujan to the Journal of the Indian Mathematical Society / Bruce C. Berndt, Youn-Seo Choi, and Soon-Yi Kang --
A walk through Ramanujan's garden / Freeman J. Dyson --
Ramanujan and hypergeometric and basic hypergeometric series / R. Askey --
The final problem: an account of the mock Theta functions / G.N. Watson.
Series Title: History of mathematics, v. 22.
Responsibility: Bruce C. Berndt, Robert A. Rankin, editors.

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