History of mathematics

2017-07-28T16:00:37+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true History of the Theory of Numbers, Mathematics in medieval Islam, The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art, Rhind Mathematical Papyrus, Eudemus of Rhodes, History of probability, Integral symbol, Quipu, History of trigonometry, Euclid's Elements, Japanese mathematics, Mathematics and the Search for Knowledge, History of mathematical notation, Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty, Foundations of mathematics, The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing, International Congress of Mathematicians, As I was going to St Ives, Babylonian mathematics, British Society for the History of Mathematics, Govinda Bhattathiri, Foundations of geometry, Fundamenta nova theoriae functionum ellipticarum, God Created the Integers, Mathematical table, Summa de arithmetica, De divina proportione, The Story of Maths, Classical Hamiltonian quaternions, Raymond Clare Archibald, Helen Abbot Merrill, Moderne Algebra, Approximations of π, Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize, Charles Haros, Contributions of Leonhard Euler to mathematics, Haridatta flashcards History of mathematics
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  • History of the Theory of Numbers
    History of the Theory of Numbers is a three-volume work by L.
  • Mathematics in medieval Islam
    The history of mathematics during the Golden Age of Islam, especially during the 9th and 10th centuries, built on Greek mathematics (Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius) and Indian mathematics (Aryabhata, Brahmagupta).
  • The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art
    The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art (simplified Chinese: 九章算术; traditional Chinese: 九章算術; pinyin: Jiǔzhāng Suànshù) is a Chinese mathematics book, composed by several generations of scholars from the 10th–2nd century BCE, its latest stage being from the 2nd century CE.
  • Rhind Mathematical Papyrus
    The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus (RMP; also designated as papyrus British Museum 10057 and pBM 10058) is one of the best known examples of Egyptian mathematics.
  • Eudemus of Rhodes
    Eudemus of Rhodes (Greek: Εὔδημος) was an ancient Greek philosopher, considered the first historian of science, who lived from c.
  • History of probability
    Probability has a dual aspect: on the one hand the likelihood of hypotheses given the evidence for them, and on the other hand the behavior of stochastic processes such as the throwing of dice or coins.
  • Integral symbol
    The integral symbol: ∫ (Unicode), (LaTeX) is used to denote integrals and antiderivatives in mathematics.
  • Quipu
    Quipus, sometimes known as khipus or talking knots, were recording devices historically used in a number of cultures and particularly in the region of Andean South America.
  • History of trigonometry
    Early study of triangles can be traced to the 2nd millennium BC, in Egyptian mathematics (Rhind Mathematical Papyrus) and Babylonian mathematics.
  • Euclid's Elements
    Euclid's Elements (Ancient Greek: Στοιχεῖα Stoicheia) is a mathematical and geometric treatise consisting of 13 books attributed to the ancient Greek mathematician Euclid in Alexandria, Ptolemaic Egypt circa 300 BC.
  • Japanese mathematics
    Japanese mathematics (和算 wasan) denotes a distinct kind of mathematics which was developed in Japan during the Edo Period (1603–1867).
  • Mathematics and the Search for Knowledge
    Mathematics and the Search for Knowledge is a book by Morris Kline on the developing mathematics ideas, which are partially overlap with his previous book Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty, as a source of human knowledge about the physical world, starting from astronomical theories of Ancient Greek to the modern theories.
  • History of mathematical notation
    The history of mathematical notation includes the commencement, progress, and cultural diffusion of mathematical symbols and the conflict of the methods of notation confronted in a notation's move to popularity or inconspicuousness.
  • Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty
    Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty is a book by Morris Kline on the developing perspectives within mathematical cultures throughout the centuries.
  • Foundations of mathematics
    Foundations of mathematics is the study of the logical and philosophical basis of mathematics, or, in a broader sense, the mathematical investigation of what underlies the philosophical theories concerning the nature of mathematics.
  • The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing
    The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing (Arabic: الكتاب المختصر في حساب الجبر والمقابلة‎‎, Al-kitāb al-mukhtaṣar fī ḥisāb al-ğabr wa’l-muqābala; Latin: Liber Algebræ et Almucabola) is an Arabic treatise on mathematics written by Persian polymath Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī around 820 CE while he was in the Abbasid capital of Baghdad.
  • International Congress of Mathematicians
    The International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) is the largest conference for the topic of mathematics.
  • As I was going to St Ives
    The most common modern version is: As I was going to St.
  • Babylonian mathematics
    Babylonian mathematics (also known as Assyro-Babylonian mathematics) was any mathematics developed or practiced by the people of Mesopotamia, from the days of the early Sumerians to the fall of Babylon in 539 BC.
  • British Society for the History of Mathematics
    The British Society for the History of Mathematics (BSHM) was founded in 1971 to promote research into the history of mathematics at all levels and to further the use of the history of mathematics in education.
  • Govinda Bhattathiri
    Govinda Bhaṭṭathiri (also known as Govinda Bhattathiri of Thalakkulam or Thalkkulathur) (c. 1237 – 1295) was an Indian astrologer and astronomer who flourished in Kerala during the thirteenth century CE.
  • Foundations of geometry
    Foundations of geometry is the study of geometries as axiomatic systems.
  • Fundamenta nova theoriae functionum ellipticarum
    Fundamenta nova theoriae functionum ellipticarum (New Foundations of the Theory of Elliptic Functions) is a book on Jacobi elliptic functions by Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi.
  • God Created the Integers
    God Created the Integers: The Mathematical Breakthroughs That Changed History is an anthology, edited by Stephen Hawking, of "excerpts from thirty-one of the most important works in the history of mathematics.
  • Mathematical table
    Before calculators were cheap and plentiful, people would use mathematical tables —lists of numbers showing the results of calculation with varying arguments— to simplify and drastically speed up computation.
  • Summa de arithmetica
    Summa de arithmetica, geometria, proportioni et proportionalita (Summary of arithmetic, geometry, proportions and proportionality) is a book on mathematics written by Luca Pacioli and first published in 1494.
  • De divina proportione
    De divina proportione (On the Divine Proportion) is a book on mathematics written by Luca Pacioli and illustrated by Leonardo da Vinci, composed around 1498 in Milan and first printed in 1509.
  • The Story of Maths
    The Story of Maths is a four-part British television series outlining aspects of the history of mathematics.
  • Classical Hamiltonian quaternions
    William Rowan Hamilton invented quaternions, a mathematical entity in 1843.
  • Raymond Clare Archibald
    Raymond Clare Archibald (7 October 1875—26 July 1955) was a prominent Canadian-American mathematician.
  • Helen Abbot Merrill
    Helen Abbot Merrill (1864 – 1949) was an American mathematician, educator and textbook author.
  • Moderne Algebra
    Moderne Algebra is a two-volume German textbook on graduate abstract algebra by Bartel Leendert van der Waerden (, ), originally based on lectures given by Emil Artin in 1926 and by Emmy Noether () from 1924 to 1928.
  • Approximations of π
    Approximations for the mathematical constant pi (π) in the history of mathematics reached an accuracy within 0.
  • Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize
    The Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize is awarded by the American Mathematical Society for notable exposition and exceptional scholarship in the history of mathematics.
  • Charles Haros
    Charles Haros was a geometer (mathematician) in the French Bureau du Cadastre at the end of the eighteenth century and the beginning of the nineteenth century.
  • Contributions of Leonhard Euler to mathematics
    The 18th-century Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler (1707–1783) is among the most prolific and successful mathematicians in the history of the field.
  • Haridatta
    Haridatta (ca. 683 CE) was an astronomer-mathematician of Kerala, India, who is believed to be the promulgator of the Parahita system of astronomical computations.