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Connected at Infinity II
A Selection of Mathematics by Indians

Rajendra Bhatia, C. S. Rajan, Ajit Iqbal Singh (Editors)

 

Like its predecessor 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.

Contents:
Aloke Dey
Orthogonal Latin Squares and the Falsity of Euler's Conjecture

Frank Nielsen
Cramer-Rao Lower Bound and Information Geometry Frobenius Splittings

A. S. Vasudeva Murthy
On the String Equation of Narasimha

Apoorva Khare
Representations of Complex Semi-simple Lie Groups and Lie Algebras

S. Mehdi
Parthasarathy Dirac Operators and Discrete Series Representations

Henning Haahr Andersen
The Role of Verma in Representation Theory

V. Mandrekar
The Work of Wiener and Masani on Prediction Theory and Harmonic Analysis

 

Texts and Readings in Mathematics/ 67
2013, 978-93-80250-51-9, 194 pages, hard cover, Rs: 350.00