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By George E. Andrews, Bruce C. Berndt

​​​​In the spring of 1976, George Andrews of Pennsylvania kingdom collage visited the library at Trinity collage, Cambridge, to envision the papers of the overdue G.N. Watson. between those papers, Andrews chanced on a sheaf of 138 pages within the handwriting of Srinivasa Ramanujan. This manuscript was once quickly distinctive, "Ramanujan's misplaced notebook." Its discovery has often been deemed the mathematical similar of discovering Beethoven's 10th symphony.

This quantity is the fourth of 5 volumes that the authors plan to write down on Ramanujan’s misplaced notebook.​ not like the 1st 3 books on Ramanujan's misplaced workstation, the fourth booklet doesn't specialize in q-series. many of the entries tested during this quantity fall less than the purviews of quantity conception and classical research. a number of incomplete manuscripts of Ramanujan released through Narosa with the misplaced computer are mentioned. 3 of the partial manuscripts are on diophantine approximation, and others are in classical Fourier research and best quantity conception. lots of the entries in quantity concept fall lower than the umbrella of classical analytic quantity idea. possibly the main exciting entries are hooked up with the classical, unsolved circle and divisor problems.

Review from the second one volume:

"Fans of Ramanujan's arithmetic are guaranteed to be extremely joyful via this booklet. whereas the various content material is taken at once from released papers, so much chapters include new fabric and a few formerly released proofs were more desirable. Many entries are only begging for additional examine and should unquestionably be inspiring study for many years to return. the following installment during this sequence is eagerly awaited."

- MathSciNet

Review from the 1st volume:

"Andrews and Berndt are to be congratulated at the activity they're doing. this can be the 1st step...on how you can an figuring out of the paintings of the genius Ramanujan. it's going to act as an idea to destiny generations of mathematicians to take on a role that would by no means be complete."

- Gazette of the Australian Mathematical Society​

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109) as follows. 2 Proof of Ramanujan’s First Bessel Function Identity (Original Form) 1 O T 41 . 1 3 2 −λ− 4 δ The remaining points, namely, those (m, n) lying inside the rectangle D(δ, T ) that are at a distance O(L) from the union over d | x of the rays from the origin of slopes d2 − x 1 T d2 + x and 1 2 −η 1 T 1 2 −η can be bounded in a similar manner. 109) is 1 Ox T 1 2 −λ . 55), namely, m1 ,n1 T 3 3 2−4δ |Em1 ,n1 | T1 ≤m1 ≤T2 ⎡ T3 ≤n1 ≤T4 ⎤ n1 d2 d2 1 1 ⎦ ⎣ / d|x x − 1 , x + 1 m1 ∈∪ −η −η T2 T2 1 + Ox T .

122) implies that d1 d2 = x. 118), have the same order of magnitude. Indeed, xn1 m1 xm1 n1 d1 − = d2 − xn1 d21 − m1 = xm1 d22 − n1 xn1 m1 xm1 n1 xm1 n1 xn1 m1 d2 + d1 + . 126) and d22 − xm1 d2 |d2 n1 − d1 m1 |. 127), we see that unless d2 n1 = d1 m1 , xn1 m1 xm1 n1 = n1 m1 1 + Ox 1 Tδ . 128) But n1 = m1 xn1 d1 + Ox m1 = xm1 d2 + Ox n1 1 Tδ 1 Tδ = d1 d2 1 + Ox 1 Tδ . 130) unless d2 n1 = d1 m1 , in which case both quantities xn1 /m1 xm1 /n1 are equal to zero. 2 Proof of Ramanujan’s First Bessel Function Identity (Original Form) 1 xm1 /n1 min T λ , 1 xn1 /m1 min T λ , = Ox .

120), we find that |U1 (a, b, δ, T, η)| ⎛ 1 = Ox,λ,δ ⎝ T + Ox,λ,δ min T λ , 3 3 2 − 4 δ (m1 ,n1 )∈B2 (x,η,λ,δ,T ) log T 1 + Ox,λ,δ 1 19 T 2λ− 2 − 4 δ T 1 13 2 −λ− 4 δ 2 1 ⎠ xn1 /m1 . 132). 133) xn1 /m1 . 133) and n1 d21 − x x m1 ≥ 1 = xn1 d1 + T 2 −η d1 + m1 x 1 + Ox 1 Tδ > for sufficiently large T . 132) of those pairs (m1 , n1 ) for which xn1 m1 Recall that 1 2 1 1 , . 2j+1 2j ∈ 1 − λ is smaller than η, and so 1/T λ < 1/(4T 2 −η ). 135) xn1 /m1 for all (m1 , n1 ) ∈ B2 (x, η, λ, δ, T ). 99) below, 2 1 min T , || xn1 /m1 || λ (m1 ,n1 )∈B2 (x,η,λ,δ,T ) s2 ≤ xn1 m1 22j+2 # (m1 , n1 ) ∈ B2 (x, η, λ, δ, T ) : j=s1 s2 ≤ 22j+2 d|x T1 ≤m1 ≤T2 s2 ≤ d|x T1 ≤m1 ≤T2 j=s1 s2 ≤ m1 x # Z∩ 22j+2 22j+2 ⎛ d|x T1 ≤m1 ≤T2 = Ox ⎝ s2 ⎞ ⎛ 22j T2 ⎠ + Ox ⎝ j=s1 = Ox,η,δ,λ 2 T 1−λ d− 1 2j 1 2j 2 , m1 x d+ 2 1 2j ⎞ s2 m1 ⎠ 2j T1 ≤m1 ≤T2 j=s1 2s2 , dm1 x2j−2 1+ j=s1 1 2j+1 1 xn1 1 − d ∈ j+1 , j m1 2 2 # n1 : j=s1 ∈ s2 + Ox,η,δ,λ 2 T 2−2λ 5 = Ox,η,δ,λ (T 2−2η−λ ) + Ox,η,δ,λ (T 2 −η−2λ ).

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