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Aryabhatta- Life and Contributions
Hooda, D.S. , Professor & Head, Department of Mathematics, Jaypee Institute of Engg. & Tech., Madhya Pradesh.
Kapur, J.N.
ISBN : 978-81-224-1305-2
Publication Year : 1996
Edition : 2nd
Reprint : 2009
Pages : 188
Price : $ 20.00
Binding : Hardbound
About the Book:

This book describes the life and work of Aryabhata, one of the greatest mathematicians and astronomers of all time. The second edition includes:
  • A comparative picture of Aryabhatas work vis-a-vis the work of other important mathematicians.
  • Review of various advances based on Aryabhatas work.
  • A critical assessment of Aryabhatas contribution in mathematics and astronomy.
The book presents a rewarding study for all those interested in mathematics and astronomy as well as those interested inIndias ancient heritage.

About the Author:

Prof. D.S. Hooda did his M.A. (Maths.) from Delhi University in 1969 and M.Phil. from Meerut University in 1976. He did is his Ph.D. K.U. Kurukshetra in 1981. His field of specialization is information Theory and its Applications. His research interests are information measures, source coding, entropy optimization principles and their applications in statistics, finance, survival analysis, and bounds on probabilities of error, pattern recognition and fuzzy information. He has published about 50 papers in various journals of national and international repute and authored four books in mathematics and statistics.

Prof. Hooda has been General Secretary of Indian Society of Information Theory and Applications and Secretary (Conferences) of International Forum of Interdisciplinary Mathematics. He is Executive Council Member of International Society of Business and Industrial Statistics since 2007. In 2004 American Biographical Institute, USA conferred him with honorary appointment to Research Board of Advisors of the Institute for his outstanding research. Indian Society of Information Theory has bestowed him with a prestigious award in 2005.

He is a member of UGC expert committee for evolution of the proposals for financial grant to organize seminars/conferences/workshop. Presently, he is Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics, Jaypee institute of Engineering and Technology, A.B. Roa,d Raghogarh, Disttt. Guna (M.P.).


  • History of Ancient Indian Astronomy and Mathematics
  • Life History of Aryabhata .The Aryabhatiya
  • Contributions of Aryabhata to Mathematics
  • Contributions of Aryabhata to Astronomy
  • Relevance of Aryabhata to Modern Mathematics and Science
  • An Assessment of Aryabhata
  • Bibliography.



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