|Born||30 November 1902|
|Died||April 20, 1955(aged 52)|
Tirukkannapuram Vijayaraghavan (Tamil: திருக்கண்ணபுரம் விஜயராகவன்; 30 November 1902 – 20 April 1955) was an Indian mathematician from the Madras region. He worked with G. H. Hardy when he went to Oxford in mid-1920s on Pisot–Vijayaraghavan numbers. He was a fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences elected in the year 1934.
Vijayaraghavan was well versed in Sanskrit and Tamil. He was a close friend of André Weil. He served with him in Aligarh Muslim University. He later moved to University of Dhaka, to protest at Weil's firing from AMU.
converges if and only if
where denotes the limit superior.
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