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The role of symbolic language in Mengoli's quadratures

Author
Massa, M.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Oberwolfach reports
Date of publication
2009-12-15
Volume
6
Number
4
First page
2658
Last page
2662
DOI
https://doi.org/10.4171/OWR/2009/47 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/7387 Open in new window
URL
http://www.ems-ph.org/journals/show_abstract.php?issn=1660-8933&vol=6&iss=4&rank=4 Open in new window
Abstract
The conference aimed to discuss the nature of mathematical language with the focus set on the history of mathematical symbolism and symbolisation in a wide sense. Its contents were arranged along three main topics –symbolization from Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Greek, Latin, Indian and Chinese perspectives; algebraic analysis and symbolization in Europe, 1500-1750; the 19th and 20th century. The intention was to deal with the topic extensively, including all kinds of symbolism shaped in various tr...
Citation
Massa, M. The role of symbolic language in Mengoli's quadratures. "Oberwolfach reports", 15 Desembre 2009, vol. 6, núm. 4, p. 2660-2663.
Group of research
GRHCT - Group of Research on History of Science and Technology

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