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Author Natarajan, Saradha.
Title Pillars of transcendental number theory / Saradha Natarajan, Ravindranathan Thangadurai.
Imprint Singapore : Springer, 2020.

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Author Natarajan, Saradha.
Subject Number theory.
Alt Name Thangadurai, Ravindranathan.
Description 1 online resource (184 pages)
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Preliminaries -- 2. e and pi are Transcendental -- 3. Theorem of Hermite-Lindemann-Weierstrass -- 4. Theorem of Gelfond and Schneider -- 5. Extensions due to Ramachandra -- 6. Diophantine Approximation and Transcendence -- 7. Roth's Theorem -- 8. Baker's Theorems and some Applications -- 9. Ground Work for the Proof of Baker's theorem -- 10. Proof of Baker's Theorem -- 11. Subspace Theorem and Some Applications.
Summary This book deals with the development of Diophantine problems starting with Thue's path breaking result and culminating in Roth's theorem with applications. It discusses classical results including Hermite-Lindemann-Weierstrass theorem, Gelfond-Schneider theorem, Schmidts subspace theorem and more. It also includes two theorems of Ramachandra which are not widely known and other interesting results derived on the values of Weierstrass elliptic function. Given the constantly growing number of applications of linear forms in logarithms, it is becoming increasingly important for any student wanting to work in this area to know the proofs of Bakers original results. This book presents Bakers original results in a format suitable for graduate students, with a focus on presenting the content in an accessible and simple manner. Each student-friendly chapter concludes with selected problems in the form of "Exercises" and interesting information presented as "Notes," intended to spark readers curiosity.
ISBN 9789811541551 (electronic bk.)
9811541558 (electronic bk.)
9789811541544
981154154X
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-981-15-4
OCLC # 1153903784
Additional Format Print version: Natarajan, Saradha Pillars of Transcendental Number Theory Singapore : Springer,c2020 9789811541544.


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