2011

Ancient Indian Leaps into Mathematics

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ISBN: 978-0-8176-4694-3 (Print) 978-0-8176-4695-0 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

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    Pages 1-31

    Indian Calendrical Calculations

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    Pages 33-44

    India’s Contributions to Chinese Mathematics Through the Eighth Century C.E.

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    Pages 45-54

    The Influence of Indian Trigonometry on Chinese Calendar-Calculations in the Tang Dynasty

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    Pages 55-61

    André Weil: His Book on Number Theory and Indian References

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    Pages 63-73

    On the Application of Areas in the Śulbasūtras

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    Pages 75-110

    Divisions of Time and Measuring Instruments of Varaḥmihira

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    Pages 111-119

    The Golden Mean and the Physics of Aesthetics

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    Pages 121-134

    Piṅgala Binary Numbers

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    Pages 135-152

    The Reception of Ancient Indian Mathematics by Western Historians

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    Pages 153-170

    The Indian Mathematical Tradition with Special Reference to Kerala: Methodology and Motivation

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    Pages 171-184

    The Algorithm of Extraction in Greek and Sino-Indian Mathematical Traditions

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    Pages 185-192

    Brahmagupta: The Ancient Indian Mathematician

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    Pages 193-200

    Mainland Southeast Asia as a Crossroads of Chinese Astronomy and Indian Astronomy

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    Pages 201-211

    Mathematical Literature in the Regional Languages of India

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 213-217