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Ancient Indian Leaps Into Mathematics

B. S. Yadav (Editor), Man Mohan (Editor)


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This volume presents contributions of mathematicians from ancient India to the broader context of the history of mathematics throughout the world. Topics include the work of two well-known Indian mathematicians: Brahmagupta and Bhaskaracharya; the relationship of Indian mathematics to the mathematics of China and Greece; and transmission of ideas between the Western and non-Western world. A chapter on calendrical calculations, complete with computer programs, enables the reader to determine Indian dates.

Birkhauser, 9780817646943, 218pp.

Publication Date: October 28, 2010