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The Chief Accountant and Mathematical Friend of Ramanujan---S. Narayana Aiyar (2011)


S. Narayana Aiyar was chief accountant at the Madras Port Trust office, where Ramanujan worked as a clerk in 1912--1914. In this article, a short biography of S. Narayana Aiyar is given, his mathematical contributions are discussed, and his personal and mathematical relationships with Ramanujan are examined and emphasized.

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Authors & Contributors
Ono, Ken
Craik, Alex D. D.
Berndt, Bruce C.
Rankin, Robert A.
Nandy, Ashis
Rao, K. Srinivasa
Notices of the American Mathematical Society
British Society for the History of Mathematics Bulletin
Indian Journal of History of Science
Historia Scientiarum: International Journal of the History of Science Society of Japan
Historia Mathematica
IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
American Mathematical Society
Oxford University Press
Edition am Gutenbergplatz Leipzig
El Colegio de Mexico
World Scientific
Presses Universitaires de Nancy
Sequences and series (mathematics)
Number theory; number concept
Ramanujan, Srinivasa
Gauss, Carl Friedrich
Bose, Jagadis Chandra, Sir
Boole, George
De Morgan, Augustus
Hamilton, William Rowan
Time Periods
20th century, early
19th century
20th century
18th century
17th century
Great Britain

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