References for: The trigonometric functions


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  1. P Bockstaele, Adrianus Romanus and the trigonometric tables of Georg Joachim Rheticus ( Basel, 1992).
  2. A von Braunmühl, Vorlesungen über Geschichte der Trigonometrie (2 Volumes) (Leipzig, 1900-03).
  3. A von Braunmühl, Trigonometrie. Polygonometrie. Tafeln, in M B Cantor (ed.), Vorlesungen über Geschichte der Mathematik 4 (Leipzig,1908), 403-450.
  4. P H Espenshade, A text on trigonometry by Levi ben Gerson (1288-1344), Math. Teacher 60 (1967), 628-637.
  5. I Grattan-Guinness, An overview of trigonometry and its functions, in I Grattan-Guinness (ed.), Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences (London, 1994), 449-503.
  6. I Grattan-Guinness, Work for hairdressers : The production of de Prony's logarithmic and trigonometric tables, Annals of the History of Computing 12 (1967), 121-136.
  7. N G Hairetdinova, On spherical trigonometry in the Medieval Near East and in Europe, Historia Mathematica 13 (2) (1986), 136-146.
  8. J Hamadanizadeh, The trigonometric tables of al'Kashi, Historia Mathematica 7 (1) (1980), 38-45.
  9. L C Karpinski, Bibliographical check list of all works on trigonometry published up to 1700 A. D., Scripta Math. 12 (1946), 267-283.
  10. L C Karpinski, The place of trigonometry in the development of mathematical sciences, Scripta Math. 11 (1945), 268-272.
  11. V J Katz, The calculus of the trigonometric functions, Historia Mathematica 14 (4) (1987), 311-324.
  12. R P Ross, Oronce Fine's 'De sinibus libri II' : the first printed trigonometric treatise of the French Renaissance, Isis 66 (233) (1975), 379-386.
  13. S L Singh and R Chand, Hindu trigonometry, J. Natur. Phys. Sci. 5/8 (1991/94), 159-166.
  14. A N Singh, Hindu trigonometry, Proc. Benares Math. Soc. 1 (1939), 77-92.
  15. G J Toomer, The chord table of Hipparchus and the early history of Greek trigonometry, Centaurus 18 (1973/74), 6-28.
  16. B L van der Waerden, On Greek and Hindu trigonometry, Bull. Soc. Math. Belg. Sér. A 38 (1986), 397-407.
  17. M C Zeller, The Development of Trigonometry from Regiomontanus to Pitiscus (Ann Arbor, MI., 1946).

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