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51(04) ALL
Ramanujan’s place in the world of mathematics : essays providing a comparative study / Krishnaswami Alladi.
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Alladi, Krishnaswami.
New Delhi : Springer, c2013.
Ramanujan Aiyangar, Srinivasa, 1887-1920.
Mathematicians -- India -- History.
Mathematicians -- India -- Biography.
Contents: Part 1. Ramanujan and other mathematical luminaries -- Ramanujan: An Estimation -- Ramanujan: The Second Century -- L.J. Rogers: A Contemporary of Ramanujan -- P.A. MacMahon: Ramanujan’s Distinguished Contemporary -- Fermat and Ramanujan: A Comparison -- J.J. Sylvester: Ramanujan’s Illustrious Predecessor -- Erdös and Ramanujan: Legends of Twentieth Century Mathematics -- C.G.J. Jacobi: Algorist par-excellence -- Evariste Galois: Founder of Group Theory -- Leonhard Euler: Most Prolific Mathematician in History -- G.H. Hardy: Ramanujan’s Mentor -- J.E. Littlewood: Ramanujan’s Contemporary and Hardy’s Collaborator -- Niels Henrik Abel: Norwegian Mathematical Genius -- Issai Schur: Ramanujan’s German Contemporary -- Robert Rankin: Scottish Link with Ramanujan -- Part 2. On Some Aspects of Ramanujan’s Mathematics -- Ramanujan and [pi] -- Ramanujan and Partitions -- Major Progress on a Problem of Ramanujan -- Part 3. Book Reviews -- Genius Whom the Gods Loved--A Review of "Srinivasa Ramanujan: The Lost Notebook and Other Unpublished Papers" -- The Discovery and Rediscovery of Mathematical Genius--A Review of "The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan" -- A Review of "Ramanujan: Letters and Commentary" -- A Review of "Ramanujan: Essays and Surveys" -- A Review of "Partition: A Play on Ramanujan" -- Part 4. Preserving Ramanujan’s Legacy -- The Ramanujan Journal: Its Conception, Need and Place -- A Pilgrimage to Ramanujan’s Hometown -- The First SASTRA Ramanujan Prizes -- Ramanujan’s Growing Influence.
xviii, 177 p. :  ill. ;  24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
9788132207665 (hbk.)
000106016
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