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Accueil > Archives > Journées et colloques : septembre 2008–juillet 2012 > Journées d’étude et colloques 2008-2009 > Workshop on early mathematics

Workshop on early mathematics


Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, NYU

November 24 and 25th, 2008

à New York


November 24, 2008, 9 am – 12:30

Christine Proust (CNRS, REHSEIS)

Structure of series texts : a new approach of cuneiform mathematical corpus

John Steele (Brown University, Providence)

Shadows in Babylonian Astronomy

Agathe Keller (CNRS, REHSEIS)

Reflecting on the different social groups that produced mathematical knowledge and
texts in ancient India : different research perspectives, with a special emphasis on the
history of versified problems and the perspective they open.

November 24, 2008, 2 pm - 5 :30 pm

Toke Knudsen (New York State)

The Direction of Down and Adhesive Antipodeans : Tradition and Innovation in
Medieval Indian Astronomy

Michio Yano (Sangyo University, Japan)

Buddhist astronomy and astrology

Karine Chemla (CNRS, REHSEIS)

Writing down texts for algorithms : views from ancient China

November 25, 2008, 9 am - 12 :30

Markus Asper (Department of Classics, New York University)

Narratives in Greek Mathematics ?

Joe Dauben (City University of New York)

Archimedes and Liu Hui on Circles and Spheres

Alexander Jones (ISAW, NYU)

Parapegma puzzles : reconstructing Greek documents on stellar risings and settings.