Front cover image for Ramanujan : essays and surveys

Ramanujan : essays and surveys

This volume contains original essays on Ramanujan and his work. It also includes survey articles in areas influenced by Ramanujan's mathematics. Most of the articles in the book are non-technical to make them accessible to the general reader
Print Book, English, ©2001
American Mathematical Society ; London Mathematical Society, [Providence, RI], [London], ©2001
xvi, 347 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
9780821826249, 0821826247
The four photographs of Ramanujan / Bruce C. Berndt
The books studied by Ramanujan in India / Bruce C. Berndt and Robert A. Rankin
The influence of Carr's synopsis on Ramanujan ; The notebooks of Srinivasa Ramanujan / Bruce C. Berndt
A recently discovered letter giving Ramanujan's examination scores
On Ramanujan / S. Chandrasekhar
The Ramanujan family record / Robert A. Rankin
Ramanujan as a patient / R.A. Rankin
Ramanujan's illness / D.A.B. Young
An incident in the life of S. Ramanujan, F.R.S.: converstions with G.H. Hardy, F.R.S. and J.E. Littlewood, F.R.S. and their sequel / S. Chandrasekhar
S. Janaki Ammal (Mrs. Ramanujan) / Bruce C. Berndt
Conversation "I didn't understand his work, but I knew his worth" / P. Nandy
A short biography of S. Narayana Iyer / Bruce B. Berndt
The distribution of primes ; Some theorems in summation / S. Narayana Aiyar
Srinivasa Ramanujan / E.H. Neville
University lectures in Madras. Ramanujan's manuscripts and notebooks ; Ramanujan's manuscripts and notebooks, II / R.A. Rankin
An overview of Ramanujan's notebooks / Bruce C. Berndt
An introduction to Ramanujan's "lost" notebook / George E. Andrews
Ramanujan and pi / Jonathan M. Borwein and Peter B. Borwein
Pi related developments since 1988 / Bruce C. Berndt
Reflections around the Ramanujan centenary / Atle Selberg
The problems submitted by Ramanujan to the Journal of the Indian Mathematical Society / Bruce C. Berndt, Youn-Seo Choi, and Soon-Yi Kang
A walk through Ramanujan's garden / Freeman J. Dyson
Ramanujan and hypergeometric and basic hypergeometric series / R. Askey
The final problem: an account of the mock Theta functions / G.N. Watson