Ming Antu and His Power Series Expansions

  • Jianjin Luo
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics book series (PROMS, volume 39)


Ming Antu (1692?–1763?), of Mongolian nationality, is a famous Chinese astronomer, mathematician and topographist. He began to work in the Imperial Observatory in 1713. He participated in the work of compiling and editing three very important books in astronomy and joined the team of China’s area measurement.


Qing Dynasty Power Series Expansion Quick Method Catalan Number Minor Planet 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for the History of ScienceInner Mongolia Normal UniversityHuhhotChina
  2. 2.Institute of Science, Technology and CultureZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina

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