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History of the mathematical sciences II.


History of the mathematical sciences II.

Ed. by B.S. Yadav and S.L. Singh.

Cambridge Scientific Publishers

231 pages




The Indian Society for the History of Mathematics organized an international conference in Pant Nagar during December 2007, and the 14 articles here are based on selected invited addresses. The topics include the evolution of the idea of abstract groups, Artin's theory of braids and the algebraization of topology, the mathematical structure of the eccentric and epicyclic models in ancient Greece and India, divisibility and primalty in Vedic literature, and paradoxes in hydrodynamics. No index is provided. Distributed in the US by Enfield. (A[c] Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)

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