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Calendrical calculations

Author: Edward M Reingold; Nachum Dershowitz
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : English : The millennium edView all editions and formats
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Calendrical Calculations makes accurate calendrical algorithms readily available for computer use with LISP and Java code for all the algorithms included on CD, and updates available on the Web. It gives a description of fourteen calendars and how they relate to one another: the present civil calendar (Gregorian), the recent ISO commercial calendar, the old civil calendar (Julian), the Coptic and Ethiopic calendars,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: CD-ROM
Tidsregning
Kalendere
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward M Reingold; Nachum Dershowitz
ISBN: 0521771676 9780521771672 0521777526 9780521777520
OCLC Number: 44016344
Description: xxxii, 422 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: pt. 1. Arithmetical calendars. The Gregorian calendar --
The Julian calendar --
The Coptic and Ethiopic calendars --
The ISO calendar --
The Islamic calendar --
The Hebrew calendar --
The ecclesiastical calendars --
The old Hindu calendars --
The Mayan calendars --
The Balinese Pawukon calendar --
pt. 2. Astronomical calendars. Time and astronomy --
The Persian calendar --
The Bahái̓́ calendar --
The French Revolutionary calendar --
The Chinese calendar --
The modern Hindu calendars --
Coda --
Appendix A. Function, parameter, and constant types --
Appendix B. Lisp implementation --
Appendix C. Sample data.
Responsibility: Edward M. Reingold, Nachum Dershowitz.
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Calendrical Calculations makes accurate calendrical algorithms readily available for computer use with LISP and Java code for all the algorithms included on CD, and updates available on the Web. It gives a description of fourteen calendars and how they relate to one another: the present civil calendar (Gregorian), the recent ISO commercial calendar, the old civil calendar (Julian), the Coptic and Ethiopic calendars, the Islamic (Moslem) calendar; the Baha'i, the Hebrew (Jewish) calendar, the Mayan calendars, the French Revolutionary calendar, the Chinese calendar, and both the old (mean) and new (true) Hindu (Indian) calendars.

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