Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz

1606 - 1682

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Juan Caramuel was a Spanish Cistercian who expounded the general principle of numbers to base n pointing out the benefits of some other bases than 10.
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List of References (17 books/articles)

A Poster of Juan Caramuel

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