The chief accountant and mathematical friend of ramanujan-s. narayana aiya

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)767-776
Number of pages10
JournalAmerican Mathematical Monthly
Volume118
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)

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