Connected at Infinity: Selected Mathematics by Indians available in Hardcover
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This is a special collection of articles describing the work of some of the best-known mathematicians from India. The first part contains seven articles by leading experts, each of whom chooses one major research paper by an Indian mathematician and explains to a wider audience its contents, context, importance, and impact. Works by R. C. Bose, S. Chowla, M. S. Narasimhan, M. S. Raghunathan, C. P. Ramanujam, C. S. Seshadri, and S. R. S. Varadhan are included here. The second part contains four articles that have appeared earlier. Two of them by S. S. Abhyankar explain his own work. The last two are reprints of the finest commentaries on the work of Harish-Chandra. The book will be of interest to graduate students and research mathematicians who wish to learn more about the contributions of Indian mathematicians to various areas of modern mathematics, including analytic number theory, algebraic groups, geometry, and probability.