Saturday, August 18, 2012

QUEST FOR A MILLION DOLLARS

Srinivasa Ramanujan - The Genius

Srinivas Ramanujan
(Summary: This year is the 125th birth anniversary of  Srinivas Ramanujan.   The Government of India has  declared it, as the year of Mathematics; and his birth date 22nd December has been declared as the National Mathematics Day. On this occassion, this is a tribute to this great mathematician.
It was also delivered as a talk by Justice Yatindra Singh in the Department of Mathematics, University of Allahabad, Allahabad on 18th, August 2012.
A pdf format of the text and presentation can be downloaded from here and here)

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