An encyclopedia of Srinivasa Ramanujan and his mathematics is being launched by Springer. This was announced by Marc Strauss, Editorial Director, Mathematics, of Springer, North America, at an international conference of mathematics held at the University of Florida.

“The comprehensive encyclopedia of about 1000 pages, in two volumes, will contain everything important about Ramanujan’s life and mathematics,” said Mr. Strauss during his announcement at the recently held International Conference on Number Theory at the University of Florida. “We have assembled a team of leading researchers as Editors-in-Chief, who are experts on Ramanujan, and who have considerable editorial experience, to ensure the success of this massive project,” he added. The Editors-in-Chief of the Ramanujan encyclopedia are Professors Krishnaswami Alladi (University of Florida), George Andrews (The Pennsylvania State University), Bruce Berndt (University of Illinois), and Ken Ono (Emory University). “

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(Information about the news received from Dr.B.Radhakrishnan Nair, Department of Mathematics,D. B. College, Sasthamcotta)

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