Department of Studies in Mathematics, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore 570 006, India
Copyright © 2009 Chandrashekar Adiga and P. S. Guruprasad. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
We give new proof of a four-variable reciprocity theorem using Heine's transformation, Watson's transformation, and Ramanujan's -summation formula. We also obtain a generalization of Jacobi's triple product identity.