References for Al-Uqlidisi

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  1. A S Saidan, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830904419.html

Books:

  1. R Rashed, The development of Arabic mathematics : between arithmetic and algebra (London, 1994).
  2. R Rashed, Entre arithmétique et algèbre: Recherches sur l'histoire des mathématiques arabes (Paris, 1984).
  3. A S Saidan (trs.), The arithmetic of al-Uqlidisi. The story of Hindu-Arabic arithmetic as told in 'Kitab al-fusul fial-hisab al-Hindi' Damascus, A.D. 952/3) (Dordrecht-Boston, Mass., 1978).

Articles:

  1. A Anbouba, Note on a manuscript of al-Uqlidisi (Arabic), J. Hist. Arabic Sci. 3 (2) (1979), 285-283.
  2. A S Saidan, The earliest extant Arabic arithmetic, Isis 57 (1966), 475-490.
  3. H Tllasev and A T Umarov, Decimal fractions in 'The book of elements on Indian arithmetic' by al-Uqlidisi (Xth cent.) (Russian), in Mathematics in the East in the Middle Ages (Dubna, 1978), 191-193; 198.

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