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Ramanujan : essays and surveys

Author: Bruce C Berndt; Robert Alexander Rankin
Publisher: Providence, RI : American Mathematical Society, cop. 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 Aiyangar; Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar; Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce C Berndt; Robert Alexander Rankin
ISBN: 0821826247 9780821826249
OCLC Number: 490711330
Description: 1 vol. (XVI-347 p.) : ill., couv. ill. en coul. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Commentary (by R. A. R.) by R. A. Rankin The life of Ramanujan: The four photographs of Ramanujan The books studied by Ramanujan in India The influence of Carr's synopsis on Ramanujan The notebooks of Srinivasa Ramanujan A recently discovered letter giving Ramanujan's examination scores On Ramanujan The Ramanujan family record Ramanujan's illness: Ramanujan as a patient Ramanujan's illness An incident in the life of S. Ramanujan, F.R.S.: Conversations with G. H. Hardy, F.R.S. and J. E. Littlewood, F.R.S. and their sequel S. Janaki: S. Janaki Ammal (Mrs. Ramanujan) Conversation "I didn't understand his work, but I knew his worth" S. Narayana Iyer: A short biography of S. Narayana Iyer The distribution of primes Some theorems in summation E. H. Neville: Srinivasa Ramanujan University lectures in Madras Ramanujan's manuscripts and notebooks: Ramanujan's manuscripts and notebooks Ramanujan's manuscripts and notebooks, II An overview of Ramanujan's notebooks An introduction to Ramanujan's "lost" notebook Nontechnical articles on Ramanujan's work: Ramanujan and pi $\pi$ related developments since 1988 Reflections around the Ramanujan centenary The problems submitted by Ramanujan to the Journal of the Indian Mathematical Society Somewhat more technical articles on Ramanujan's work: A walk through Ramanujan's garden Ramanujan and hypergeometric and basic hypergeometric series The final problem: An account of the mock theta functions.
Series Title: History of mathematics, v. 22.
Responsibility: Bruce C. Berndt, Robert A. Rankin, editors.
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