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Connected at Infinity II: A Selection of Mathematics by Indians
Edited by: Rajendra Bhatia, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi, India, C. S. Rajan, Tata Institute of Fundemental Research, Mumbai, India, and Ajit Iqbal Singh, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi, India
A publication of Hindustan Book Agency.
Hindustan Book Agency
2013; 194 pp; hardcover
ISBN-13: 978-93-80250-51-9
List Price: US$50
Member Price: US$40
Order Code: HIN/62
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Like the first volume, this is a special collection of articles describing the work of some of the best-known mathematicians from India. It contains eight articles written by experts, each of whom has chosen one major research contribution by an Indian mathematician and explained its context, significance, and impact. This is done in a way that makes the main ideas accessible to someone whose own research interests might be in a different area. Included here are commentaries on important works by:

  • R. C. Bose, S. S. Shrikhande and E. T. Parker
  • H. Cramer and C. R. Rao
  • V. B. Mehta and A. Ramanathan
  • R. Narasimha
  • K. R. Parthasarathy, R. Ranga Rao, and V. S. Varadarajan
  • R. Parthasarathy
  • D. N. Verma
  • N. Wiener and P. R. Masani

A publication of Hindustan Book Agency; distributed within the Americas by the American Mathematical Society. Maximum discount of 20% for all commercial channels.


Anyone interested in the contributions of Indian mathematicians.

Table of Contents

  • A. Dey -- Orthogonal Latin squares and the falsity of Euler's conjecture
  • F. Nielsen -- Cramer-Rao lower bound and information geometry Frobenius splittings
  • A. S. V. Murthy< -- On the string equation of Narasimha
  • A. Khare -- Representations of complex semi-simple Lie groups and Lie algebras
  • S. Mehdi -- Parthasarathy Dirac operators and discrete series representations
  • H. H. Andersen -- The Role of Verma in representation theory
  • V. Mandrekar -- The work of Wiener and Masani on prediction theory and harmonic analysis
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