Ramanujan's Lost Notebook: Part I / Edition 1

Ramanujan's Lost Notebook: Part I / Edition 1

by George E. Andrews, Bruce C. Berndt
     
 

ISBN-10: 038725529X

ISBN-13: 9780387255293

Pub. Date: 05/06/2005

Publisher: Springer New York

In the library at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1976, George Andrews of Pennsylvania State University discovered a sheaf of pages in the handwriting of Srinivasa Ramanujan. Soon designated as "Ramanujan’s Lost Notebook," it contains considerable material on mock theta functions and undoubtedly dates from the last year of Ramanujan’s life. In this book,

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Overview

In the library at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1976, George Andrews of Pennsylvania State University discovered a sheaf of pages in the handwriting of Srinivasa Ramanujan. Soon designated as "Ramanujan’s Lost Notebook," it contains considerable material on mock theta functions and undoubtedly dates from the last year of Ramanujan’s life. In this book, the notebook is presented with additional material and expert commentary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387255293
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
05/06/2005
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
438
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.- Introduction.- The Rogers–Ramanujan Continued Fraction and Its Modular Properties.- Explicit Evaluations of the Rogers–Ramanujan Continued Fraction.- A Fragment on the Rogers–Ramanujan and Cubic Continued Fractions.- The Rogers–Ramanujan Continued Fraction and Its Connections with Partitions and Lambert Series.- Finite Rogers–Ramanujan Continued Fractions.- Other q-continued Fractions.- Asymptotic Formulas for Continued Fractions.- Ramanujan’s Continued Fraction for (q2; q3)8/(q; q3)8.- The Rogers–Fine Identity.- An Empirical Study of the Rogers–Ramanujan Identities.- Rogers–Ramanujan–Slater Type Identities.- Partial Fractions.- Hadamard Products for Two q-Series.- Integrals of Theta-functions.- Incomplete Elliptic Integrals.- Infinite Integrals of q-Products.- Modular Equations in Ramanujan’s Lost Notebook.- Fragments on Lambert Series.- Location Guide.- Provenance.- References.- Index.

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