8 edition of **Ramanujan** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1995**
by American Mathematical Society in Providence, R.I
.

Written in English

- India
- Ramanujan Aiyangar, Srinivasa, 1887-1920 -- Correspondence.,
- Mathematicians -- India -- Correspondence.,
- Number theory.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-334) and index.

Statement | Bruce C. Berndt and Robert A. Rankin. |

Series | History of mathematics,, v. 9 |

Contributions | Berndt, Bruce C., 1939-, Rankin, Robert A. 1915- |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA29.R3 A4 1995 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xiv, 347 p. : |

Number of Pages | 347 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL1273770M |

ISBN 10 | 0821802879, 0821804707 |

LC Control Number | 95005254 |

[Other] reviewers justly praise this book as one of the best scientific biographies ever written." -- American Mathematical Monthly "Perspicacious, informed, imaginative, [The Man Who Knew Infinity] is to my mind the best mathematical biography I have ever read [It]is not just a brilliant biography of Ramanujan, the genius born in a hovel. The Man Who Knew Infinity is a British biographical drama film about the Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, based on the book of the same name by Robert ed by: Edward R. Pressman, Jim Young, Joe .

About A.K. Ramanujan. A. K. RAMANUJAN () was William E. Colvin Professor of South Asian Languages and Civilizations and a member of the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. He is the author of several volumes of poetry, including The Striders, Relations, and Selected More about A.K. Ramanujan. Ramanujan was a genius, but it took Hardy to recognize and bring the young man to England. For several years, their collaborations at Cambridge produced mathematical research that is still be mined today for interesting results. The book begins in South India where Ramanujan was born and lived most of .

Ramanujan writes, "If you see the last paragraph in 'Mathew's [sic] Theory of Numbers' you will find the statement 'Hence we conclude that Gauss's approxima-tion was too great."' Thus, one of his two closest mathematical friends in Madras did have a copy of Mathews's book, and Ramanujan intimates that this source was well known to both of them. Srinivasa Ramanujan () was a mathematical genius who changed the world of mathematics in his short life. In this lesson, learn about his very interesting and unusual life and all the.

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