Friday, January 4, 2013

Lecture on History of Mathematics

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Institute for Traditional Studies & Arts
invites you to a lecture - via Skype

"Islam, History and Mathematical Sciences"
Prof. Nuh Aydin (Turkey/USA)
Sunday, 6th January 2013

 'The first great Muslim mathematician, Al-Khwarizmi, invented the subject of algebra (al-Jabr), which was further developed by others, most notably Umar Khayyam. Al-Khwarizmi’s work, in Latin translation, brought the Arabic numerals along with the mathematics to Europe, through Spain. The word “algorithm” is derived from his name.' (Link)

7:00 pm (sharp) via Skype

The lecture will be projected in the library 
and can also be seen on the live channel:
Hast-o-Neest Live Channel 

Professor Aydin is a mathematician whose primary research area is Algebraic Coding Theory. He has always been interested, personally, in the relationship between science and religion and rational thought and religion. 

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