# Mathematician:Leonard James Rogers

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## Mathematician

English mathematician famous for the Rogers-Ramanujan Identities and for proving a special case of Hölder's inequality.

## Nationality

English

## History

- Born: 30 March 1862, Oxford, England
- Died: 12 Sept 1933, Oxford, England

## Theorems and Definitions

- Rogers-Ramanujan Identities (independently of Srinivasa Aiyangar Ramanujan)
- Rogers-Ramanujan Continued Fraction (independently of Srinivasa Aiyangar Ramanujan)
- Rogers Transformation
- Rogers Inequality (a special case of Hölder's Inequality)

## Publications

- 1888:
*An extension of a certain theorem in inequalities*(*Messenger Math.***Vol. 17**: pp. 145 – 150) (in which Hölder's Inequality for Sums is presented) - 1894:
*Second memoir on the expansion of certain infinite products*(*Proc. London Math. Soc.***Vol. 25**: pp. 318 – 343) (in which Rogers-Ramanujan Identities is presented) - 1894:
*Third memoir on the expansion of certain infinite products*(*Proc. London Math. Soc.***Vol. 26**: pp. 15 – 32)