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Mathematical achievements of pre-modern Indian mathematicians

Author: T K Puttaswamy
Publisher: London ; Waltham, MA : Elsevier, 2012.
Series: Elsevier insights.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presented in chronological order, this book discusses mathematical contributions of Pre-Modern Indian Mathematicians from the Vedic period (800 B.C.) to the 17th Century of the Christian era. It  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T K Puttaswamy
ISBN: 9780123979131 0123979137
OCLC Number: 874964352
Description: xxiii, 743 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A glance at ancient India and the decimal system of numeration --
Mathematics of Jains --
The Bakshali manuscript --
Aryabhata I --
Varahamihira and Bhaskara I --
Brahmagupta --
Sridhara and Prthudakaswami Caturveda --
Mahavira --
Aryabhata II and Sripati --
Bhaskara II --
Narayana Pandita --
Kerala astronomers --
Sixteenth and seventeenth century commentators of Bhaskara II.
Series Title: Elsevier insights.
Responsibility: T.K. Puttaswamy.

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