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Calendrical calculations

Author: Nachum Dershowitz; Edward M Reingold
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"A valuable resource for working programmers, as well as a fount of useful algorithmic tools for computer scientists, this new edition of the popular calendars book expands the treatment of the previous edition to new calendar variants: generic cyclical calendars and astronomical lunar calendars as well as the Korean, Vietnamese, Aztec, and Tibetan calendars. The authors frame the calendars of the world in a  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nachum Dershowitz; Edward M Reingold
ISBN: 9780521885409 052188540X 9780521702386 0521702380
OCLC Number: 144768713
Notes: Revised edition of: Calendrical calculations / Edward M. Reingold, Nachum Dershowitz. Millennium ed.
Description: xxix, 479 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Calendar basics --
I: ARITHMETICAL CALENDARS: The Gregorian Calendar --
The Julian Calendar --
The Coptic and Ethiopian Calendars --
The DSO Calendar --
The Islamic Calendar --
The Hebrew Calendar --
The Ecclesiastical calendars --
The Old Hindu calendars --
The Mayan calendars --
The Balinese Pawukon Calendar --
Generic cyclical calendars --
II: ASTRONOMICAL CALENDARS: Time and astronomy --
The Persian calendar --
The Baha'i Calendar --
The French Revolutionary Calendar --
The Chinese Calendar --
The Modern Hindu calendars --
The modern Hindu calendars --
The Tibetan Calendar --
Astronomical lunar calendars --
Coda --
III: APPENDICES: A: Function, parameter, and constant types --
B: Lisp implementation --
C: Sample data.
Responsibility: Nachum Dershowitz, Edward M. Reingold.
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