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From China to Paris: 2000 Years Transmission of Mathematical Ideas


Contents: K. Vogel: A Surveying Problem Travels from China to Paris - J. Hoyrup: Seleucid Innovations in the Babylonian oAlgebraico Tradition and their Kin Abroad - J. L. Berggren: Some Ancient and Medieval Approximations to Irrational Numbers and Their Transmission - J. Sesiano: A Reconstruction of Greek Multiplication Tables for Integers - A. Breard: Problems of Pursuit: Recreational Mathematics or Astronomy? - K. Chemla / A. Keller: The Sanskrit karanis and the Chinese mian - S. R. Sarma: Rule of Three and its Variations in India - L. Dun: A Homecoming Stranger: Transmission of the Method of Double False Position and the Story of Hiero's Crown - K. Plofker: Use and Transmission of Iterative Approximations in India and the Islamic World - J. P. Hogendijk: Anthyphairetic Ratio Theory in Medieval Islamic Mathematics - U. Rebstock: An Early Link of the Arabic Tradition of Practical Arithmetic: The Kitab al -Thadhkira bi-usul al-hisab wa 'l-fara'id wa-'awliha wa-tashihiha - A. Djebbar: La circulation des mathematiques entre l'Orient et l'Occident musulmans: Interrogations anciennes et elements nouveaux - C. Burnett: Indian Numerals in the Mediterranean Basin in the Twelfth Century, with Special Reference to the oEastern Formso - R. Franci: Jealous Husbands Crossing the River: A Problem from Alcuin to Tartaglia - T. Levy: De l'arabe a l'hebreu: la constitution de la litterature mathematique hebraique (XIIe-XVIe siecle) - B. van Dalen: Islamic and Chinese Astronomy under the Mongols: a Little-Known Case of Transmission - M. Bagheri: A New Treatise by al-Kashi on the Depression of the Visible Horizon - A. Volkov: On the Origins of the Toan phap dai thanh (Great Compendium of Mathematical Methods) - M. Folkerts: Regiomontanus' Role in the Transmission of Mathematical Problems - D. Pingree: Philippe de la Hire's Planetary Theories in Sanskrit. (Franz Steiner 2002)

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