 CARMA OANT SEMINAR
 Speaker: Prof Wadim Zudilin, CARMA, The University of Newcastle
 Title: Mock theta functions
 Location: Room V205, Mathematics Building (Callaghan Campus) The University of Newcastle
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 Time and Date: 3:00 pm, Tue, 3^{rd} Sep 2013
 Abstract:
In his deathbed letter to G.H. Hardy, Ramanujan gave a vague definition of a mock modular function: at each root of unity its asymptotics matches the one of a modular form, though a choice of the modular function depends on the root of unity. Recently Folsom, Ono and Rhoades have proved an elegant result about the match for a general family related to Dysonâ€™s rank (mock theta) function and the Andrewsâ€”Garvan crank (modular) function. In my talk I will outline some heuristics and elementary ingredients of the proof.
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