References for al-Kashi

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  1. B A Rosenfeld, A P Youschkevitch, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/al-Kashi.aspx

Books:

  1. A-K Dakhel, Al-Kashi on root extraction, Sources and Studies in the History of the Exact Sciences 2. Oriental Series 35 (Beirut, 1960).
  2. Y Dold-Samplonius, Qubba for al-Kashi : a videocassette (Providence, RI, 1995).
  3. P Luckey, Die Rechnenkunst bei Gamsid b. Masud al-Kasi (Wiesbaden, 1951).
  4. R Rashed, The development of Arabic mathematics : between arithmetic and algebra (London, 1994).
  5. R Rashed, Entre arithmétique et algèbre: Recherches sur l'histoire des mathématiques arabes (Paris, 1984).

Articles:

  1. A Aaboe, al-Kashi's iteration method for the determination of sin1°, Scripta Math. 20 (1954), 24-29.
  2. M Bagheri, A newly found letter of al-Kashi on scientific life in Samarkand, Historia Math. 24 (3) (1997), 241-256.
  3. V V Bartold, Ulug Beg und seine Zeit, Abhandlungen für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 21 (1935).
  4. E M Bruins, Numerical solution of equations before and after al-Kashi, in Mathemata, Boethius : Texte Abh. Gesch. Exakt. Wissensch. XII (Wiesbaden, 1985), 105-113.
  5. Y Dold-Samplonius, The 15th century Timurid mathematician Ghiyath al-Din Jamshid al-Kashi and his computation of the Qubba, in S S Demidov et al. (eds), Amphora : Festschrift for Hans Wussing on the occasion of his 65th birthday (Basel- Boston- Berlin, 1992), 171-181.
  6. Y Dold-Samplonius, Practical Arabic mathematics : measuring the muqarnas by al-Kashi, Centaurus 35 (3-4) (1992), 193-242.
  7. Y Dold-Samplonius, al-Kashi's measurement of Muqarnas, in Deuxième Colloque Maghrebin sur l'Histoire des Mathématiques Arabes (Tunis, 1990), 74-84.
  8. J Hamadanizadeh, The trigonometric tables of al-Kashi in his 'Zij-i Khaqani', Historia Math. 7 (1) (1980), 38-45.
  9. J Hamadanizadeh, Erratum : The trigonometric tables of al-Kashi in his 'Zij-i Khaqani', Historia Math. 7 (4) (1980), 468.
  10. E S Kennedy, Treatise V of Kashi's Khaqani zij: determination of the ascendent, Z. Gesch. Arab.-Islam. Wiss. 10 (1995/96), 123-145.
  11. E S Kennedy and M-Th Debarnot, al-Kashi's impractical method of determining the solar altitude, J. Hist. Arabic Sci. 3 (2) (1979), 219-227.

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