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Astronomy, Computer Science and Mathematics in Ancient India

References

[1] B. V. Subbarayappa. "India's Contributions to the History of Science" in Lokesh Chandra, et al., eds. India's Contribution to World Thought and Culture. Madras: Vivekananda Rock Memorial Committee, pp47-66, 1970.

[2] G. G. Joseph. The crest of the peacock: Non-European Roots of Mathematics. Princeton University Press, 1991.

[3] B. van Nooten. "Binary Numbers in Indian Antiquity" in T. R. N. Rao and Subhash Kak, editors. Computing Science in Ancient India, pp. 21-39.

[4] G. Ifrah. The Universal History of Numbers: From Prehistory to the Invention of the Computer. Translated from French to English by David Bellos, E. F. Harding, Sophie Wood and Ian Monk. The Harvill Press, London, 1998.

[5] C. Sagan. Cosmos. Ballantine Books, New York, 1980.

[6] R. Kaplan. The Nothing that Is: A Natural History of Zero. Oxford University Press, 2000. Bibliography and notes: click here.

[7] C. Seife. Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea. Viking, 2000.


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