Hindustan Book Agency 2003; 263 pp; hardcover ISBN10: 8185931402 ISBN13: 9788185931401 List Price: US$48 Member Price: US$38.40 Order Code: HIN/15
 This is a special collection of articles describing the work of some of the bestknown mathematicians from India. The first part contains seven articles by leading experts, each of whom chooses one major research paper by an Indian mathematician and explains to a wider audience its contents, context, importance, and impact. Works by R. C. Bose, S. Chowla, M. S. Narasimhan, M. S. Raghunathan, C. P. Ramanujam, C. S. Seshadri, and S. R. S. Varadhan are included here. The second part contains four articles that have appeared earlier. Two of them by S. S. Abhyankar explain his own work. The last two are reprints of the finest commentaries on the work of HarishChandra. The book will be of interest to graduate students and research mathematicians who wish to learn more about the contributions of Indian mathematicians to various areas of modern mathematics, including analytic number theory, algebraic groups, geometry, and probability. A publication of Hindustan Book Agency; distributed within the Americas by the American Mathematical Society. Maximum discount of 20% for all commercial channels. Readership Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in analytic number theory, algebraic groups, geometry, and probability. Table of Contents Part I  A. Dey and R. Mukerjee  Symmetrical factorial experiments: a mathematical theory
 M. R. Murty  Sieve methods' Siegel zeros and Sarvadaman Chowla
 U. N. Bhosle  On the NarasimhanSeshadri theorem
 T. N. Venkataramana  On the congruence subgroup problem
 A. R. Shastri  Topology of open surfaces: Around a landmark result of C. P. Ramanujam
 N. M. Kumar  On a theorem of Seshadri
 S. Ramasubramanian  Diffusions and the Martingale problem of Stroock and Varadhan
Part II  S. S. Abhyankar  Historical ramblings in algebraic geometry and related algebra
 S. S. Abhyankar  Resolution of singularities and modular Galois theory
 R. Herb  An elementary introduction to HarishChandra's work
 V. S. Varadarajan  Harish Chandrra, his work, and its legacy
