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History of the mathematical sciences

Author: I Grattan-Guinness; B S Yadav
Publisher: New Delhi : Hindustan Book Agency, ©2004.
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Papers presented at the International Conference on History of Mathematical Sciences, held at New Delhi during 20-23 December 2001.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
International Conference on History of Mathematical Sciences (2001 : New Delhi, India).
History of the mathematical sciences.
New Delhi : Hindustan Book Agency, ©2004
(OCoLC)646445495
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: I Grattan-Guinness; B S Yadav
ISBN: 8185931453 9788185931456
OCLC Number: 54783958
Description: viii, 236 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. A. General and Philosophical Issues --
Evolution of History of Mathematics: Some Trends / K.S. Chaudhuri --
History or Heritage? A Central Question in the Historiography of Mathematics / Ivor Grattan-Guinness --
Abstraction and Structural Analogies in Mathematical Sciences / R.S. Kaushal --
The Invented and Propagated Theories in the Origin of Mathematical Sciences / V. Lakshmikantham --
Andre Weil: The Man and the Historian of Mathematics / Norbert H. Schlomiuk --
pt. B. History of Mathematics in India --
The Vedic Concept of Infinity and Infinitesimal System / G.S. Pandey --
Mahavira's geometrical Problems: Traces of unknown Links between Jaina and Mediterranean Mathematics in the classical Ages / Jens Hoyrup --
Dignaga's Logic of Invention / Volker Peckhaus --
Concept of Perception in Vedanta Darshna and modern Mathematical Sciences / Rai Gyan Narain Prasad --
pt. C. History of Mathematics in the Near East --
The Egyptian Mathematical Leather Roll, Attested Short Term and Long Term / Milo Gardner --
Omar Khayyam, Rene Descartes and Solutions to Algebraic Equations / K.V. Mardia --
A New Source of Evidence for the Lost Arabic Translations of Euclid's Elements / Gregg De Young --
pt. D. History of Mathematics in Europe and America --
Pell's Equation and the Unity of Mathematics / J.S. Chahal --
History, State of the Art and Future of the Science of Stochastics / Elart von Collani --
C[a, b] as the Backbone of Evolution of Functional Analysis / B.S. Yadav --
Harmonic Analysis: A historical manifold during the XXth Century / Jean-Paul Pier --
From Functional Analysis to Asymptotic Geometric Analysis / Vitali Milman.
Responsibility: chief editor, Ivor Grattan-Guinness ; executive editor, B.S. Yadav.
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Papers presented at the International Conference on History of Mathematical Sciences, held at New Delhi during 20-23 December 2001.

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