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Ramanujan"s Place in the World of Mathematics

Essays Providing a Comparative Study

by Krishnaswami Alladi

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Published by Springer India, Imprint: Springer in India .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics,
  • Mathematics, general,
  • History of Mathematical Sciences,
  • Number theory

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Krishnaswami Alladi
    ContributionsSpringerLink (Online service)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA1-939
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    PaginationXVIII, 177 p. 22 illus.
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27084391M
    ISBN 109788132207672

    Ramanujan was born in his grandmother's house in Erode, a small village about km southwest of Madras. When Ramanujan was a year old his mother took him to the town of Kumbakonam, about km nearer Madras. His father worked in Kumbakonam as a clerk in a cloth merchant's shop. In December he contracted smallpox. I have read this book in my first year at my college- BITS Pilani. Though everyone is aware about Dr. Ramanujan yet several children in India still don't know about it which is quite disheartening. It was quite a compelling read and I readily recommend this book to anyone who is interested in Mathematics.5/5(3).

    Srinivasa Ramanujan was an Indian mathematician who made significant contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, and continued fractions. What made his achievements really extraordinary was the fact that he received almost no formal training in pure mathematics and started working on his own mathematical research in isolation. K. Alladi, Ramanujans Place in the World of Mathematics, 7 DOI /_2, Springer India 8 2 Ramanujan: The Second Century. seven. Hardy passed on to Professor G.N. Watson the task of analysing Ramanujans mock theta identities.

    "The Man Who Knew Infinity," his second book, was named a National Book Critics Circle finalist, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist, and a New York Public Library "Book to Remember." It has been translated into Italian, German, Greek, Chinese, Thai, and Robert Kanigel was born in Brooklyn, but for most of his adult life has lived in /5. Quoting K. Srinivasa Rao, [93] "As for his place in the world of Mathematics, we quote Bruce C. Berndt: 'Paul Erdős has passed on to us Hardy's personal ratings of mathematicians. Suppose that we rate mathematicians on the basis of pure talent on a scale from 0 to , Hardy gave himself a score of 25, J.E. Littlew David Hilbert 80 and.


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Srinivasa Ramanujan FRS (/ ˈ s r ɪ n ɪ v ɑː s r ɑː ˈ m ɑː n ʊ dʒ ən /; born Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar, 22 December – 26 April ) was an Indian mathematician who lived during the British Rule in India.

Though he had almost no formal training in pure mathematics, he made substantial contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued Awards: Fellow of the Royal Society.

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The Ramanujan Journal: Its conception, need and place Abstract: Srinivasa Ramanujan’s discoveries continue to have a strong in uence on various elds within and outside of mathematics. The launching of The Ramanujan Journal indevoted to all areas of mathematics in uenced by Ramanujan, is a major event in the world of Ramanujan.

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Alladi has put together a sweeping compendium of essays on Ramanujan (or things to do with Ramanujan in some way — consider, e.g., chap “Ramanujan. springer, This book is a collection of articles, all by the author, on the Indian mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan as well as on some of the greatest mathematicians throughout the history whose life and works have things in common with Ramanujan.

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Free shipping for many products. The math book Ramanujan got at age 16By the time Ramanujan got to college, all he wanted to do was mathematics — and he failed his other classes, and at one point ran away, causing his mother to.

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Free shipping for many products. As for learning specifically about Ramanujan's work, the best place to start is Hardy's book on Ramanujan.

This is a wonderful book. On the other hand, to approach Ramanujan's legacy in a modern context, the best thing to do is to learn the theory of modular forms. For this, Serre's Course in arithmetic is a very good source. (Serre's book has. Buy Ramanujan's Place in the World of Mathematics by Krishnaswami Alladi from Waterstones today.

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He is presently editor-in-chief of The Ramanujan Journal, editor of the book series Developments in Mathematics (Springer), and associate editor.

Ramanujan’s Notebooks The history of the notebooks, in brief, is the following: Ramanujan had noted down the results of his researches, without proofs, (as in A Synopsis of Elementary Results, a book on pure Mathematics, by G.S.

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Srinivasa Aiyangar Ramanujan Srinivasa Ramanujan was born in India. He attended various primary schools before entering the Town High School in Kumbakonam in There he was to do well in all his school subjects and showed himself an. Ramanujan's place in the world of mathematics 1. Chapter 2Ramanujan: The Second CenturyWhen European mathematicians first came to know of Ramanujan’s spectacular re-sults during the early part of this century, they perceived him as a singular geniuswho produced numerous beautiful but mysterious identities.