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On Sanskrit commentaries dealing with mathematics (Vth-XIIth century)

Abstract : This paper explores the diversity of past
readings on Sanskrit commentaries dealing with mathematics.
The study concentrates on texts composed between the Vth
and the XIIth century A. D. It describes how their collection in
libraries, the way they were consequently studied by historians of
mathematics, and a close reading of the commentaries themselves opens new perspectives on the diversity of mathematical texts produced according to different practices as much as on the history of positonnal arithmetics in India.
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Agathe Keller. On Sanskrit commentaries dealing with mathematics (Vth-XIIth century). 2007. ⟨halshs-00189339v2⟩



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