Mathematics in India - From Vedic Period to Modern Times

IIT Bombay Course , Prof. M.D.Srinivas

Lecture 1: Indian Mathematics: An Overview

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Mathematics in India - From Vedic Period to Modern Times by Prof. M.D.Srinivas,Prof.M.S.Sriram & Prof.K.Ramasubramanian,Department of mathematics,IIT Bombay.For more details on NPTEL visit http://nptel.iitm.ac.in

Course Description :

Introductory - Mathematics in the Vedas and Sulva Sutras - Panini - Pingala - Mathematics in the Jaina Texts - Development of Place Value System - Aryabhatiya of Aryabhata - Aryabhata and Bhaskara - Brahmasphutasiddhanta of Brahmagupta - Bakshali Manuscript - Ganitasarasangraha of Mahavira - Development of Combinatorics - Lilavati of Bhaskara - Bijaganita of Bhaskara - Ganita Kaumudi of Narayana Pandita - Magic Squares - Kerala School of Astronomy and Development of Calculus - Computation of Accurate Sine Tables - Trigonometry and Spherical Trigonometry - Proofs in Indian Mathematics - Mathematics in Modern India

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