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Triple product identity, Quintuple product identity and Ramanujan's differential equations for the classical Eisenstein series

Author: Heng Huat Chan
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 135 (2007), 1987-1992
MSC (2000): Primary 14K25
Published electronically: March 2, 2007
MathSciNet review: 2299470
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Abstract: In this article, we use the triple product identity and the quintuple product identity to derive Ramanujan's famous differential equations for the Eisenstein series.

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Heng Huat Chan
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore, 2 Science Drive 2, Singapore 117543

Received by editor(s): June 27, 2005
Received by editor(s) in revised form: December 27, 2005, and March 23, 2006
Published electronically: March 2, 2007
Communicated by: Wen-Ching Winnie Li
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