# Srinivasa Ramanujan

*Srinivasa Aiyangar Ramanujan* (1887 - 1920) Indian mathematician who made significant contributions to the development of partition functions^{} and summation formulas involving constants such as $\pi $. 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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Canonical name | SrinivasaRamanujan |

Date of creation | 2013-03-22 16:17:18 |

Last modified on | 2013-03-22 16:17:18 |

Owner | PrimeFan (13766) |

Last modified by | PrimeFan (13766) |

Numerical id | 5 |

Author | PrimeFan (13766) |

Entry type | Biography |

Classification | msc 01A60 |

Classification | msc 01A55 |

Synonym | Srinivasa Aiyangar Ramanujan |

Synonym | Ramanujan |

Related topic | RamanujanTauFunction |