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The First SASTRA Ramanujan Prizes

  • Krishnaswami Alladi

Abstract

The SASTRA Ramanujan Prize, launched in 2005, is an annual prize of US $10,000 given to a mathematician not exceeding the age of 32 for outstanding contributions in areas influenced by Ramanujan. The prize is now one of the most prestigious and coveted international awards. This is the speech given by author in 2005 as Chair of the Prize Committee, when the First SASTRA Ramanujan Prizes were awarded, describing why such a prize was conceived and how it will play a major role in the encouragement of young mathematicians. The work and accomplishments of the winners are also described.

Keywords

Automorphic Form Riemann Zeta Function Undergraduate Research Analytic Number Theory Outstanding Contribution 
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© Springer India 2013

Authors and Affiliations

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

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