Srinivasa Ramanujan

Srinivasa Aiyangar Ramanujan (1887 - 1920) Indian mathematician who made significant contributions to the development of partition functionsPlanetmathPlanetmath and summation formulas involving constants such as π. He is best known for an anecdote of a discussion he had with G. H. Hardy on the dullness of 1729.

Some of his discoveries have been found to have applications in physics, particularly crystallography.

Title Srinivasa Ramanujan
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Date of creation 2013-03-22 16:17:18
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Synonym Srinivasa Aiyangar Ramanujan
Synonym Ramanujan
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