Online Course on Math History by IIT Gandhinagar [Starts Aug 9]: Register by Aug 6

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The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar is organizing an Online Course on Math History from August 9, 2021.

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar is a public engineering institution located in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. It has been declared to be an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India.

Topics
  • Mathematics in Vedic times. Sulba Satras. Mathematics in Classical Sanskrit Period.
  • Decimal place value system. Negative numbers. Indian system of counting as the universal language. Work of Aryabhatta.
  • Mathematical astronomy. Indian contribution to Trigonometry and Astronomy. The work of Brahmagupta and Bhaskara.
  • Kerala School of mathematics. The concept of Infinity. Infinite Series.
  • Exchanges with the Islamic world. Indian Mathematics in the West. Mathematics in Early western civilizations. The Pythagorean theorem.
  • The Beginning of Greek Mathematics, Greek Geometry, Regular Polyhedra, Conic sections
  • Developments in Greek Mathematics. Diophantine equations. Brahmagupta-Pell equation. Chinese remainder theorem
  • Developments in Geometry
Registration

To register for the online course, click here.

The last date to register is August 6, 2021.

Click here to view the official notification for the Online Course on Math History by IIT Gandhinagar


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