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British Society for the History of Mathematics  The aims of the British Society for the History of Mathematics are to promote research into the history of mathematics and its use at all levels of mathematics education. It does this through meetings, a newsletter and by other means. The BSHM takes in all periods and civilisations, and all aspects of mathematics, both pure and applied. Members come from a broad crosssection of those interested in mathematics, its history and education, and from many countries. Earliest Known Uses of Some of the Words of Mathematics  Shows who coined a wide variety of mathematical terms, or in some cases only the earliest known use of the word. Research is ongoing and the pages are frequently updated. Earliest Uses of Various Mathematical Symbols  Shows who introduced common mathematical symbols, and where the symbol appeared The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive  This archive has concise biographies for more than 1400 mathematicians, and many articles on the history of mathematics. Fields Medals and Rolf Nevanlinna Prize  Awarded in recognition of both existing mathematical work and the promise of future achievement. Sketches of a History of Hypercomplex Numbers  Detailed timeline of the development of hypercomplex numbers, from early discoveries of complex numbers to modern developments. Includes links to biographies and complete bibliography. Math Forum: Mathhistorylist  Find others who share their interests in the history of mathematics at the mathhistorylist discussion list. Math Forum: Search HistoriaMatematica  Those interested in the history of mathematics will find others around the world who share their interests at the historiamatematica discussion list. Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea  A concise and appealing look at the strangest number in the universe. By Charles Seife. History of Mathematics  An archive of articles, including over 1350 biographies of mathematicians throughout history. Part of the Mathematical MacTutor. History of Mathematics.  Includes classic texts by Hilbert and Euclid (a Java enhanced version of the Elements) a chronology, and links. Historia Matematica  Mailing list moderated by Julio Gonzalez Cabillon. The Euler Project  To help make available in English some of the works of the great Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler (17071783). Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics CSHPM  Promotes research and teaching in the history and philosophy of mathematics. Webster's History of Mathematics  (NoiseFactory Science Archive) Including Ancient Egypt, Assyria and Babylonian. Historia Mathematica  Editors page. Table of contents. Jim's Vedic Mathematics Page  This page contains some information on vedic mathematics as well as some helpful links. International Commission on the History of Mathematics (ICHM)  Promotes history of mathematics as a scientific discipline. The Princeton Mathematics Community in the 1930s  An oral history project with supporting online documents and links. Hilbert's Problems  Article in the Platonic Realms. Lists Hilbert's 23 problems posed to the 1900 Congress. Ancient Mathematics  Library of Congress, Vatican Exhibit. Includes articles mainly about Greek Mathematics. The History And Uses Of Calculus  Development of the concepts of calculus. History of Ganit (Mathematics)  Includes history of algebra (alzebra), trignometry, numerical mathematics, and geometry in India. Basic Slide Rule Instructions  How to use a slide rule. Mathematics: Ancient Science and Its Modern Fates  A virtual exhibition of historical documents. Instructions in Slide Rule Use  Basic instructions and a number of manuals in pdf format. The Coggeshall Slide Rule  History of this unusual 1600s slide rule. Edwin Thacher's 1881 Slide Rule Patent  Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 249117, dated November 1, 1881. Includes diagrams. Teaching with Original Historical Sources in Mathematics  Reinhard Laubenbacher and David Pengelley. About Slide Rules  How to use slide rules. History of Japanese Mathematics  Links to topics in the history of Japanese Mathematics. William Oughtred (15741660)  Oughtred is best known for his invention of an early form of the slide rule. The Art of Algebra from AlKhwarizmi to Viète  Web text by Karen Hunger Parshall, University of Virginia. Mechanical Calculators Prior to the 19th Century  Explains the development and motivation for creating calculating machines. Ethnomathematics Bibliography  A bibliography of potentially useful references. Ethnomathematics  Cultural Approaches to Mathematics Original Documents on the History of Calculators  Contains HTML versions of some original documents related to the history of calculators. How To Use a Slide Rule  Simple introduction. Alta Mathematica  A site devoted to collector's books on mathematics and other science. EMSHISTORY99  History of the European Mathematical Society from foundation to end of 1998. By David A.R. Wallace, Glasgow. Math and Numbers in Early History.  Article summarizing and illustrating early methods of counting and representing of numbers. History of Mathematics in India  Describes Indian mathematicians such as Aryabhatta  who modelled the solar system, Bhaskar, Varahamira, and others who made important contributions in the fields of trigonometry, algebra, and classical analysis. History of Mathematics  Ancient Geometry and Insights into the History of Mathematics. Math History  Very detailed account of topics from ancient Babylonian to current history (including Mathematical physics, Mathematical astronomy and Mathematical education). Roman Numerals and Roman Dates  Includes conversion tables, a page on their history and usage and a page on how to write the year 1999 in Roman Numerals.

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