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The Legacy of Srinivasa Ramanujan

  • M. Ram Murty
  • V. Kumar Murty
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Abstract

We give a brief biography of Srinivasa Ramanujan focusing on his first two letters to G.H. Hardy. We also place Ramanujan in the larger Indian scientific landscape of that time period to highlight his legacy outside of the mathematical field.

Keywords

Modular Form Finite Field Fourier Coefficient Elliptic Curf Riemann Hypothesis 
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© Springer India 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Ram Murty
    • 1
  • V. Kumar Murty
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsQueen’s UniversityKingstonCanada
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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