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The mathematics of India : concepts, methods, connections

Author: P P Divakaran
Publisher: Singapore : Springer, 2018.
Series: Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book identifies three of the exceptionally fruitful periods of the millennia-long history of the mathematical tradition of India: the very beginning of that tradition in the construction of the now-universal system of decimal numeration and of a framework for planar geometry; a classical period inaugurated by Aryabhata's invention of trigonometry and his enunciation of the principles of discrete calculus as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1042083302
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: P P Divakaran
ISBN: 9789811317743 9811317747
OCLC Number: 1054128305
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 441 pages).
Contents: Beginnings --
The Aryabhatan Revolution --
Madhava and the invention of calculus --
Connections.
Series Title: Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences
Responsibility: P. P. Divakaran.

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