The Full Wiki

More info on Sah Rizvi

Sah Rizvi: Wikis

Advertisements
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

S A H Rizvi (1949-2005) was an Indian mathematician, specializing in medieval mathematics and astronomy. He was born in Varanasi and died in Hyderabad on December 18, 2005. He studied at Lucknow University. Later, inspired by W. H. Abdi, he showed keen interest in the field of mathematics, philosophy, and astronomy. It was under Professor Abdi's guidance that he received his doctorate in history of science from Cochin University of science and technology. CUSAT 1984

He worked on the development of mathematics idea's and physical concepts in India during medieval period mainly using primary sources in Persian and Arabic and correlating them with Sanskrit works.

He had knowledge of many classical languages including Arabic, Persian, Sanskrit, English, and Russian. Hence was among a few scholars with an expertise in history of exact science.

He had been engaged in historical and philosophical studies concerning science and technology.he worked on project sponsored by The Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi. to study an important mathematical text Khulasat-al-hisab of Baha al -din Amuli, used by advanced students of mathematics during the medieval. Most of his contributions were acknowledged and published by esteemed organizations of national and international repute; like [1] INSA, Indian Mathematical Society, Bharat Ganita Parishad, Indian Journal for history of science.

Titles of his few contributions

  • On trisections of an angle leading to derivation of equation and computation of value of sine ;[2]Indian journal for history of science. 1984
  • Arithmetical ratio of diameter to its circumference of a circle with special reference to jame -bahadur khani; Indian Journal for history of science.1986
  • Two Doctrines of Vision ; presented in 4th International Symposium on history of Arabic Science at Allepo, SYRIA.1987
  • Sethward's formula and Ghulam Husain's method for determining the place of planet. Indian Journal for history of science;1989
  • Four propositions of Al-Biruni on optics in Jame-bahadur khani, INDO-SOVIET COLLABORATIVE WORK, INTERACTION BETWEEN INDIAN AND CENTRAL ASAIN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY IN MEDIEVAL TIMES ;INDIAN JOURNAL FOR HISTORY OF SCIENCE.1990
Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message