#### Naina_Marbus

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Does anybody in the forum know any information about the whereabouts of one S.P.Sundaram, a mathematician from satyamangalam? If he were alive today , he would probably be around 100 years old! Perhaps there is someone in the forum who knows his family?

What fired me up was a report in the Plus magazine. Plus is an internet magazine which claims to introduce readers to the beauty and the practical applications of mathematics. I came across an article titled :"Sundaram's Sieve" by Julian Havil

(Here is the link: Sundaram's Sieve | plus.maths.org)

I am quoting the relevant paragraph below:

Wiki.answers.com wants to know: Wikianswers_Qn_on_SPSundaram

Wikipedia has an entry as follows under the heading “Sieve of Sundaram”:

And a Facebook page: Sieve of Sundaram

If any one has any information about the whereabouts of S.P.Sundaram or his family, please share it here, so that it can be archived on the internet.

Most likely he would be a tbram.

What fired me up was a report in the Plus magazine. Plus is an internet magazine which claims to introduce readers to the beauty and the practical applications of mathematics. I came across an article titled :"Sundaram's Sieve" by Julian Havil

(Here is the link: Sundaram's Sieve | plus.maths.org)

I am quoting the relevant paragraph below:

"....we ..have algorithms that can find all the primes up to a given number. In this article we'll look at an example of such an algorithm, in which the primes pop out of a very simple, and highly regular, structure as if by magic. It's called the sieve of Sundaram, after an obscure East Indian mathematician by the name of S.P. Sundaram, who discovered it in the 1930s.

Wiki.answers.com wants to know: Wikianswers_Qn_on_SPSundaram

Can you answer this question?

Are there any details given on SP Sundaram?

Wikipedia has an entry as follows under the heading “Sieve of Sundaram”:

Sieve of Sundaram : In mathematics, the sieve of Sundaram is a simple deterministic algorithm for finding all prime numbers up to a specified integer. It was discovered in 1934 by S. P. Sundaram, an Indian student from Sathyamangalam.

And a Facebook page: Sieve of Sundaram

If any one has any information about the whereabouts of S.P.Sundaram or his family, please share it here, so that it can be archived on the internet.

Most likely he would be a tbram.

*We should not let him go into oblivion.*

**an obscure East Indian mathematician by the name of S.P. Sundaram, who discovered it in the 1930s."***No more of statements like: "*
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