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Upasamhāra

  • P. P. Divakaran
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Part of the Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences book series (SHMP)

Abstract

The title of this short final chapter has many meanings in Sanskrit and Malayalam: conclusion, summing up, drawing together, a collection, etc. What is collected here are a few general remarks, all in one place, about the state of mathematics in India – as Nilakantha in the wisdom of his years might have envisioned it, say – at the apogee of its trajectory. The word upasamhāra also means destruction, the end.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. P. Divakaran
    • 1
  1. 1.KochiIndia

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