An Invitation to the Rogers-Ramanujan Identities

by Andrew V. Sills
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Publisher: CRC Press

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs and Research Notes in Mathematics

Publication Date: October 16, 2017

ISBN: 9781351647960

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The Rogers--Ramanujan identities are a pair of infinite series—infinite product identities that were first discovered in 1894. Over the past several decades these identities, and identities of similar type, have found applications in number theory, combinatorics, Lie algebra and vertex operator algebra theory, physics (especially statistical mechanics), and computer science (especially algorithmic proof theory). Presented in a coherant and clear way, this will be the first book entirely devoted to the Rogers—Ramanujan identities and will include related historical material that is unavailable elsewhere.