Mathematics in India Past, Present and Future
What is mathematics?
“mathematics is a science of space, numbers and quantity”
Past:
Indianmathematics emerged in the Indian subcontinent from 1200 BC until the end of the 18th century. In the classical period of Indianmathematics (400 AD to 1200...
MATHEMATICS IN INDIA-
PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
Let’s begin with sloka 1.4 of “Sulba sutra”
“Deerkha chaturasrasya akshnayarajju:
Paarshwamaanee thiryangmaaneecha prithak bhoopathe
Kurutha: thadupayam karothee”
(The area of square of diagonal of a rectangle is the sum of the area of squares...
Science seminar 2012
TOPIC : MATHEMATICS IN INDIA : PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
Respected ________________________
Scholarly judges , teachers , dignitaries and my dear friends, here is my observation on the topic
MATHEMATICS IN INDIA : PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
The progress of humankind from...
Book Review
Mathematics in India
Reviewed by David Mumford
Mathematics in India Kim Plofker Princeton University Press, 2008 US$39.50, 384 pages ISBN-13: 978-0691120676 Did you know that Vedic priests were using the socalled Pythagorean theorem to construct their ﬁre altars in 800 BCE?; that the...
the modern, everyday notion of zero as itself a number (the additive identity, “nothing”) which is closest to the original meanings of the Arabic and Indian words. However, zero has a secondary meaning as well: there is a less “formal” idea of zero as simply a kind of positional place-holder (for example...
2012-The year of Mathematics
By G.G Naik(TGT)
This year that is 2012 ,we in India observing as National Mathematical Year a tribute to maths wizard Srinivasa Ramanujan and December 22 birth day of Ramanujan as the”National Mathematics Day”. The genius of Ramanujan was...
FUTURE
Mathematicians in India fear a "crisis" looms over the future of mathematics in the country with the younger generation of students turning away to other disciplines rather than pure mathematical studies.
"The number of takers for the subject in the country has over the past few decades reduced...
A Theme Paper
on
Vedic Mathematics
for the course
Creative Excellence in Management: Insights from Indian Ethos
By:
Sharad Bansal
0340/48
Section B
ABSTRACT
India has always been associated with mathematics. Beginning from ancient India, when Aryabhatta first gave the world the...
MATHEMATICS has played a significant role in the development of Indian culture for millennia. Mathematical ideas that originated in the Indian subcontinent have had a profound impact on the world. Swami Vivekananda said: 'you know how many sciences had their origin in India. Mathematics began there....
in 1964 and the Indian Ocean in 2004); the highest ocean wave in recorded history, when a massive rockfall pounded the Gilbert Inlet of Lituya Bay in Alaska in 1958 and created a wave that reached up to 1,720 feet; and the deadliest tsunami—a result of the 2004 earthquake in the Indian Ocean. It would...
science during this period. With the growth and intensification in the arena of mathematics, astrology, astronomy, medicine, Chemistry, Metallurgy, Botany, Zoology and Engineering Gupta period gained a striking facet.
Mathematics under Gupta Empire
In the realm of arithmetic the most important achievement...
The development of research in mathematics in several countries and how socio-economic factors favour or hinder it, was examined by M.N. Narashimhan (Bombay and Trieste), the role of numerical and non-numerical tools in the modelling of technological processes was analysed by E.R. de Arantes e Oliveira...
The people who shaped science are also important in mathematics. As in science, the early history of mathematics is sketchy. We know that the lunar and solar cycles were counted by the Babylonians and Egyptians in an organized fashion. Early Indian mathematicians are credited with many astronomical...
aspirants.
1. What is this article about? 1.1. Overall organization. Very few students in India today are interested in studying Olympiad related mathematics and solving Olympiad problems. Even students interested by nature refrain from Olympiads for fear of distracting them from their main goals – such...
The Institution has realized the needs of our Indian Industry and the problem of quality human resource management and aims at providing quality specialization courses for Engineers, Technicians and Management. The Institution will train the future Engineers, Technicians and Managers directly through...
Mathematics has often been referred to as a different world of language that explains every aspect of the universe. There is knowledge implicit in language itself. When we express something like “Monday is eating”, we know instantly that the statement does not hold because our prior knowledge tells us...
The area of study known as the history of mathematics is primarily an investigation into the origin of discoveries in mathematics and, to a lesser extent, an investigation into the mathematical methods and notation of the past.
Before the modern age and the worldwide spread of knowledge, written examples...
the discovery of bullion sources, the emergence of a new mathematics, the pioneering of trade routes, the trade in tropical spices, the cultivation of southern crops such as sugar and cotton, and the invention of various technologies. Indians also invented the concept of zero, which the Arabs eventually...
the end of the classical era was not as drastic as the fall of the Roman Empire in the Mediterranean. Important social and cultural aspects of the Indian society survived into the postclassical era and continued to shape life in the region.
The decline of Gupta rule in India was partially a result...