Srinivasa Ramanujan: A Mathematical Genius
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:10/10/1998 - East West Book Pvt Ltd
By: K. Srinivasa Rao
Srinvisa Ramanujan(1887-1920) hailed as the greatest Mathematician of India and compared to all time greats,Euler,Gauss and Jacobi,for natural genius, is an eternal source of inspiration,especially for the student of mathematics.This Book presents a brief biographical account of his life and glimpses into his work on highly composite numbers.elliptic functions,partitions,hypergeometric series,continued fractions,mock theta functions and other topics. A unique feature of this Book is that it provides complete lists of all the papers pertaining to Ramanujan in the Wren Library of Trinity college,Cambridge and the letters and other material about Ramanujan with the National Archives,New Delhi and the Tamilnadu Archives,Chennai.In the words of Prof.Bruce C.Berndt,who is the world expert on the note books of Ramanujan,this Book significantly adds to our Knowledge about Ramanujan and his work.