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Srīnivāsa Aiyangār Rāmānujan

posted Jul 19, 2013, 8:00 PM by The Scientific Indian   [ updated Jul 19, 2013, 11:27 PM ]

Srīnivāsa Aiyangār Rāmānujan FRS, (22 December 1887 – 26 April 1920) was a Indianmathematician and autodidact who, with almost no formal training in pure mathematics, made substantial contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series and continued fractions. Ramanujan's talent was said by the English mathematician G.H. Hardy to be in the same league as legendary mathematicians such as Gauss, Euler, Cauchy, Newton and Archimedes and he is widely regarded as one of the towering geniuses in mathematics. <More>

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