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By Hideyuki Majima (auth.), Eberhard Knobloch, Hikosaburo Komatsu, Dun Liu (eds.)

Seki was once a jap mathematician within the 17th century identified for his amazing achievements, together with the removal thought of platforms of algebraic equations, which preceded the works of Étienne Bézout and Leonhard Euler by means of eighty years. Seki was once a latest of Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, even supposing there has been it appears no direct interplay among them.

The Mathematical Society of Japan and the heritage of arithmetic Society of Japan hosted the foreign convention on historical past of arithmetic in Commemoration of the three hundredth Posthumous Anniversary of Seki in 2008. This ebook is the reliable list of the convention and contains vitamins of collated texts of Seki's unique writings with notes in English on those texts.

Hikosaburo Komatsu (Professor emeritus, The collage of Tokyo), one of many editors, is understood for partial differential equations and hyperfunction thought, and for his research at the heritage of jap arithmetic. He served because the President of the overseas Congress of Mathematicians Kyoto 1990.

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