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Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

Meeting Details

For more information about this meeting, contact Robert Vaughan.

Title:Factorizations of certain q-series identities of Ramanujan and others
Seminar:Algebra and Number Theory Seminar
Speaker:Mike Hirschhorn, University of New South Wales
In his Lost Notebook, Ramanujan states a pair of identities which when multiplied together give one of his important identities. This is frequently described as ``a remarkable factorization'' of this important identity. We shall show that this factorization is easy to prove, and we shall give factorizations of various other identities of Ramanujan and others. This is (very) recent work of S. Cooper and the speaker, and of Boonrod Yuttanan, a student of Bruce Berndt. This talk is suitable for undergraduates as well as faculty.

Room Reservation Information

Room Number:MB106
Date:03 / 24 / 2011
Time:11:15am - 12:05pm