Seminar Numbers, operations and dispositifs of calculation

The seminar Numbers, operations and dispositifs of calculation will take place on Monday 14 January 2013, 9:30 – ca. 13:30, in room 646A-Mondrian of the Bâtiment Condorcet. Maps and directions can be found here. The seminar is pprepared by Christine Proust and forms part of the seminar series History and Philosophy of Mathematics.

Programme

9:30–10:00 Christine Proust (SPHERE & SAW)
Some remarks on the relationships between numbers and operations as evidenced by cuneiform sources from the early second millennium BCE

10:00–11:30 Charles Burnett (University of London)
The Problem with Place Value

11:30–13:00 Yifu Chen (SPHERE)
Le cas des méthodes de multiplication à l’aide de boulier



Cite this blog post
coordinator (2013, January 11). Seminar Numbers, operations and dispositifs of calculation. SAW ERC Project. Retrieved February 25, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.58079/tw05

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