The mathematical creativity of Ramanujan FRS (1887–1920)

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Abstract

The occasion of the centenary of his death provides a poignant opportunity to reflect
on the mathematical creativity of Ramanujan, on the cultural and social milieu in which he grew up, and on the educational experiences that informed his development. Attention is drawn to the deep nature of his discoveries in number theory, set alongside a sketch of the humble person who created so many wild and fantastic theorems.
Original languageEnglish
Article number7
Pages (from-to)75-89
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of Genius and Eminence
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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