A Review of “Ramanujan: Letters and Commentary”

  • Krishnaswami Alladi


This is a review of the book “Ramanujan: Letters and Commentary” by Bruce Berndt and Robert Rankin, which analyzes in detail from a mathematical, historical, and social point of view, letters written to, from and about Ramanujan.


Infinite Series Arithmetical Function Lost Notebook Additive Number Theory Probabilistic Number Theory 
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    B.C. Berndt, Ramanujan’s Notebooks, Part I (Springer, New York, 1985). Part II (1989), Part III (1991), Part IV (1994), Part V (to appear) Google Scholar
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    G.H. Hardy, Ramanujan (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1940) Google Scholar
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    S. Kanigel, The Man Who Knew Infinity (Charles Scribners, New York, 1991) Google Scholar
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    S. Ramanujan, Collected Papers (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1927) Google Scholar
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    S. Ramanujan, Notebooks (2 Volumes) (Tata Institute, Bombay, 1957) Google Scholar
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    S. Ramanujan, The Lost Notebook and Other Unpublished Papers (Narosa, New Delhi, 1987) Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Krishnaswami Alladi
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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