A Passage to Infinity A Passage to Infinity : Medieval Indian Mathematics from Kerala and Its Impact is a book by George Gheverghese Joseph chronicling the social and mathematical origins of the Kerala school ...
Abacus The abacus (plural abaci or abacuses), also called a counting frame, is a calculating tool that was in use centuries before the adoption of the written modern numeral system and is sti...
Achyuta Pisharati Achyutha Pisharodi (c. 1550 at Trikkandiyur, Tirur, Kerala, India – 7 July 1621 in Kerala) was a Sanskrit grammarian, astrologer, astronomer and mathematician who studied under Jyeṣṭhadev...
Aryabhata Aryabhata (आर्यभट IAST:) or Aryabhata I (476–550 CE) was the first in the line of great mathematician-astronomers from the classical age of Indian mathematics and Indian astronomy.
Association of Mathematics Teachers of India The Association of Mathematics Teachers of India or AMTI is an academically oriented body of professionals and students interested in the fields of mathematics and mathematics education.
Bakhshali manuscript The Bakhshali Manuscript is a mathematical manuscript written on birch bark which was found near the village of Bakhshali in 1881.
Bhaskara's lemma Bhaskara's Lemma is an identity used as a lemma during the chakravala method.
Bhaskaracharya Pratishthana Bhaskaracharya Pratishthana is a research and education institute for mathematics in Pune, India, founded by noted Indian-American mathematician professor Shreeram Abhyankar.
Bhutasamkhya system Bhūtasaṃkhyā system is a method of recording numbers using ordinary words having connotations of numerical values.
Bijaganita Bijaganita was Indian mathematician Bhāskara II's treatise on algebra.
Brahmagupta's interpolation formula Brahmagupata's interpolation formula is a second-order polynomial interpolation formula developed by the Indian mathematician and astronomer Brahmagupta (598–668 CE) in the early 7th century CE....
Brāhmasphuṭasiddhānta The main work of Brahmagupta, Brāhmasphuṭasiddhānta ("Correctly Established Doctrine of Brahma"), written c. 628, contains ideas including a good understanding of the mathematical role of ze...
C. M. Whish Charles Matthew Whish (1794–1833) was an English civil servant in the Madras Establishment of the East India Company.
Calcutta Mathematical Society The Calcutta Mathematical Society (CalMathSoc) is an association of professional mathematicians dedicated to the interests of mathematical research and education in India.
Chakravala method The chakravala method is a cyclic algorithm to solve indeterminate quadratic equations, including Pell's equation.
Egyptian mathematics Egyptian mathematics is the mathematics that was developed and used in Ancient Egypt from ca. 3000 BC to ca. 300 BC.
Ganita Kaumudi Ganita Kaumudi is a treatise on mathematics written by Indian mathematician Narayana Pandit in 1356.
Golagrama Golagrama is a village or region in India associated with several medieval Indian astronomers, astrologers and mathematicians.
Indian mathematics Indian mathematics emerged in the Indian subcontinent from 1200 BC until the end of the 18th century.
Indian numbering system The Indian numbering system, used today in the Indian subcontinent, is based on grouping by two decimal places, rather than the three decimal places commonplace in most parts of the world.
Indian Numbering System The Indian Numbering System is used throughout India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
Indian Statistical Institute Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) is an academic institute of national importance as recognised by a 1959 act of the Indian parliament.
Jyā, koti-jyā and utkrama-jyā Jyā, koti-jyā and utkrama-jyā are three trigonometric functions introduced by Indian astronomers and mathematicians.
Karanapaddhati Karanapaddhati is an astronomical treatise in Sanskrit attributed to Puthumana Somayaji, an astronomer-mathematician of the Kerala school of astronomy and mathematics.
Katapayadi system Ka-ṭa-pa-yā-di (Devanagari: कटपयादि) system (also known as Paralppēru, Malayalam: പരല്പ്പേര്) of numerical notation is an ancient Indian system to depict letters to numerals for easy re...
Kos (unit) The kos is an ancient unit of distance that has been in use in the Indian subcontinent for over three thousand years; evidence exists from Vedic times to the Mughal period, and even now elderly ...
Kriyakramakari Kriyakramakari (Kriyā-kramakarī) is an elaborate commentary in Sanskrit written by Sankara Variar and Narayana, two astronomer-mathematicians belonging to the Kerala school of astronomy an...
Lalla Lalla (720–790 CE) was an Indian mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer who belonged to a family of astronomers.
Lilavati Lilavati (also Leelavati, लीलावती, Līlāvatī) was Indian mathematician Bhāskara II's treatise on mathematics in the twelfth century.
Lilāvati Lilavati (also Leelavati; लीलावती, Līlāvatī) is Indian mathematician Bhāskara II's treatise on mathematics, written in 1150.
Lokavibhaga The Lokavibhaga is a Jain cosmological text originally composed in Prakrit by a Digambara monk, Sarvanandi, surviving in a Sanskrit version compiled by one Simhasuri.
Madhava's sine table Madhava's sine table is the table of trigonometric sines of various angles constructed by the 14th century Kerala mathematician-astronomer Madhava of Sangamagrama.
Mahāvīra (mathematician) Mahāvīra (or Mahaviracharya, "Mahavira the Teacher") was a 9th-century Jain mathematician from Mysore, India.
National Mathematics Year In India and in Nigeria the year 2012 CE is celebrated and believed as the National Mathematics Year.
Principles of Hindu Reckoning Principles of Hindu Reckoning (Kitab fi usul hisab al-hind) is a mathematics book written by 10th–11th-century Persian mathematician Kushyar ibn Labban.
Ramanujan Mathematical Society Ramanujan Mathematical Society is an organisation of persons formed with the aim of "promoting mathematics at all levels".
Reuben Burrow Reuben Burrow was an English mathematician and orientalist.
Sadratnamala Sadratnamala is an astronomical-mathematical treatise in Sanskrit written by Sankara Varman, an astronomer-mathematician of the Kerala school of mathematics, in 1819.
Shulba Sutras The Shulba Sutras or Śulbasūtras (Sanskrit : "string, cord, rope") are sutra texts belonging to the Śrauta ritual and containing geometry related to fire-altar construction.
Siddhānta Shiromani Siddhānta Shiromani (Sanskrit for "Crown of treatises") is the major treatise of Indian mathematician Bhāskarāchārya.
South Asian numbering system The Indian numbering system, used today in the Indian subcontinent (comprising India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal), is based on grouping by two decimal places, rather than the three decimal ...
Tantrasamgraha Tantrasamgraha (transliterated also as Tantrasangraha) is an important astronomical treatise written by Nilakantha Somayaji, an astronomer/mathematician belonging to the Kerala school of ...
Vaṭeśvara-siddhānta Vaṭeśvara-siddhānta was a mathematical and astronomical treatise written by Vaṭeśvara in India in 904 CE. This treatise contains fifteen chapters on astronomy and applied mathematics.
Vedic square In ancient Indian mathematics, a Vedic square is a variation on a typical 9 × 9 multiplication table.
Yuktibhāṣā Yuktibhāṣā (യുക്തിഭാഷ; "Rationale in the Malayalam/Sanskrit language") also known as Gaṇitanyāyasaṅgraha ("Compendium of astronomical rationale"), is a major treatise on mathematic...
Āryabhaṭa's sine table Āryabhaṭa's sine table is a set of twenty-four of numbers given in the astronomical treatise Āryabhaṭiya composed by the fifth century Indian mathematician and astronomer Āryabhaṭa, for the ...
Āryabhaṭīya Āryabhaṭīya or Āryabhaṭīyaṃ, a Sanskrit astronomical treatise, is the magnum opus and only surviving work of the 5th century Indian mathematician, Āryabhaṭa.