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...
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...
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...
their Vedic beginnings to roughly 1800. There is only one other survey, Datta and Singh’s 1938 History of Hindu Mathematics, recently reprinted but very hard to obtain in the West (I found a copy in a small specialized bookstore in Chennai). They describe in some detail the Indian work in arithmetic...
, analyse the risk and uncertainty of the future and then prepare models to project future impact. The Actuaries are mostly required by Insurance Companies. If one is good at mathematics, this is one of the best career option.
With qualifications of Mathematics one can take up a job of a Business...
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While the origins of zero may remain clouded in mystery, a final question about the future of mathematics may perhaps be posed. What does this idea of zero still hide? What does this question of “nothing” evade?
What power could still lie stored within zero — waiting within this mysterious void at...
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...
actually word formulae describing natural ways of solving a whole range of mathematical problems. Vedic mathematics was rediscovered from the ancient Indian scriptures between 1911 and 1918 by Sri Bharati Krishna Tirthaji (1884-1960), a scholar of Sanskrit, mathematics, history and philosophy [1]. He...
A Theme Paper
on
Vedic Mathematics
for the course
Creative Excellence in Management: Insights from Indian Ethos
By:
Sharad Bansal
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Section B
ABSTRACT
India has always been associated with mathematics. Beginning from ancient India, when Aryabhatta first gave the world...
plan to augment with the passage of time). These bookstores are among the most likely to contain books on mathematics that you could be looking for. However, do check in your local bookstore as well, if that’s more convenient for you! • Bangalore: Tata Book House, Indian Institute of Science...
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...
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 be an easy bet to say something awful awaits us in the near future, but it appears next to impossible to bet where and when.
This is the dilemma and the dream...
. Indians took the lead over the Greeks as far as mathematics is considered.
Astronomy under Gupta Empire
Astronomy made great progress during the age. Varahamihira and Aryabhatta were the major astronomers. Aryabhatta pointed out that eclipses were caused by the moon coming within the earth`s...
), mathematics and music by J.F.Rodrigues (Lisboa), history on Indianmathematics by Bhadra Man Tuladhar (Kathmandu) and aspects of the mathematical thinking, practices and categories by E. Knobloch (Berlin).
* The round table on Mathematics, Technology and Development, organised by A...
Chapter 1
THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND
Introduction
The history of science and math are interrelated. 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...
. However Indian contribution in the Islamic mathematics faded when “Greco-Islamic” acience emerged. Now, many of the mathematical concepts which developed specifically during the European renaissance period, can be traced back to the Islamic mathematics and contributions of the Arabic mathematicians...
the future, 28th of February was asked to the Indian Government to designate as a National Science Day in India by the National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC) in the year 1986.
From then, the national science day was started celebrating all across the India as a great event...
people into their respective sectors of the sacred hierarchy was closely tied to the Hindu religion. This system remained an integral part of Indian society for centuries.
Advances in Indian culture, particularly mathematics, also continued into the future. Indian artistic styles, which focused...
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), the best technological institutes in India with inarguably the toughest selection ratio (~2%) in the world I am sure that the strong base required to build the pyramid is laid and the next level to reach my goals would be to do my graduate studies at University...
professional should be well versed with the mathematics that underlie the financial theory.
In the future I see myself, as a Finance professional, designing structured financial products by incorporating cutting edge methodologies and sophisticated tools in order to cater to the above mentioned...