References for James Gregory

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  1. D T Whiteside, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830901731.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9038046/James-Gregory

Books:

  1. A Malet, Studies on James Gregorie (1638-1675) (PhD Thesis, Princeton, 1989).
  2. H W Turnbull (ed.), The James Gregory Tercentenary Memorial Volume (London, 1939).

Articles:

  1. M Dehn and E Hellinger, On James Gregory's Vera Quadratura, in The James Gregory Tercentenary Memorial Volume (London, 1939), 468-478.
  2. M Dehn and E Hellinger, Certain mathematical achievements of James Gregory, Amer. Math. Monthly 50 (1943), 149-163.
  3. E J Dijksterhuis, James Gregory and Christiaan Huygens, in The James Gregory Tercentenary Memorial Volume (London, 1939), 478-486.
  4. R C Gupta, The Madhava-Gregory series, Math. Education 7 (1973), B67-B70.
  5. A Malet, James Gregorie on Tangents and the 'Taylor' Rule for Series Expansions, Archive for History of Exact Science 46 (1993-94), 97-137.
  6. A Malet, Gregorie, Descartes, Kepler, and the law of refraction, Arch. Internat. Hist. Sci. 40 (125) (1990), 278-304.
  7. K M Marar and C T Rajagopal, Gregory's series in the mathematical literature of Kerala, Math. Student 13 (1945), 92-98.
  8. S S Petrova and O E Mitryaeva, Some results of James Gregory on the integral calculus (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. No. 26 (1982), 40-51.
  9. A Prag, On James Gregory's Geometriae pars universalis, in The James Gregory Tercentenary Memorial Volume (London, 1939), 487-509.
  10. C T Rajagopal and T V Vedamurthi Aiyar, On the Hindu proof of Gregory's series, Scripta Math. 17 (1951), 65-74.
  11. R Roy, The discovery of the series formula for π by Leibniz, Gregory and Nilakantha, Math. Mag. 63 (5) (1990), 291-306.
  12. C J Scriba, Gregory's converging double sequence: a new look at the controversy between Huygens and Gregory over the 'analytical' quadrature of the circle, Historia Math. 10 (3) (1983), 274-285.
  13. C J Scriba, James Gregory's frühe Schriften zur Infinitesimalrechnung, Mitt. Math. Sem. Giessen no. 55 (1957).
  14. A Siebel, Eine Herleitung der Simpsonschen π-Näherung nach Gregory, Math.-Phys. Semesterber. 5 (1956), 143-146.
  15. A D C Simpson, James Gregory and the reflecting telescope, J. Hist. Astronom. 23 (2) (1992), 77-92.
  16. H W Turnbull, James Gregory (1638-1675), in The James Gregory Tercentenary Memorial Volume (London, 1939), 5-11.
  17. H W Turnbull, The Optica Promota, in The James Gregory Tercentenary Memorial Volume (London, 1939), 454-459.
  18. H W Turnbull, The Exercitationes Geometricae, in The James Gregory Tercentenary Memorial Volume (London, 1939), 459-465.

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