References for Omar Khayyam


  1. B A Rosenfeld, A P Youschkevitch, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830902291.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9057079/Omar-Khayyam

Books:

  1. J L Coolidge, The mathematics of the great amateurs (Oxford, 1949).
  2. J N Crossley, The emergence of number (Singapore, 1980).
  3. D S Kasir, The Algebra of Omar Khayyam, trans. from Arabic (1972).
  4. C H Mossaheb, Hakim Omare Khayyam as an Algebraist (Tehran, 1960).
  5. R Rashed and A Djebbar (eds), L'Oeuvre algébrique d'al-Khayyam (Arabic), Sources and Studies in the History of Arabic Mathematics 3 (Aleppo, 1981).
  6. B A Rozenfel'd and A P Yushkevich, Omar Khayyam (Russian), Akademija Nauk SSSR Izdat. 'Nauka' (Moscow, 1965).
  7. R Rashed, The development of Arabic mathematics : between arithmetic and algebra (London, 1994).
  8. R Rashed, Entre arithmétique et algèbre: Recherches sur l'histoire des mathématiques arabes (Paris, 1984).
  9. S G Tirtha, The Nectar of Grace, Omar Khayyam's Life and Works (Allahbad, 1941).

Articles:

  1. A R Amir-Moéz, Khayyam, al-Biruni, Gauss, Archimedes, and quartic equations, Texas J. Sci. 46 (3) (1994), 241-257.
  2. R C Archibald, Notes on Omar Khayyam (1050-1122) and recent discoveries, Pi Mu Epsilon J. 1 (1953), 350-358.
  3. A V Dorofeeva, Omar Khayyam (1048-1131) (Russian), Mat. v Shkole (2) (1989), i, 145-147.
  4. A E-A Hatipov, Omar Khayyam and Newton's binomial (Russian), Trudy Samarkand. Gos. Univ. (N.S.) 181 (1970), 84-88.
  5. A E-A Hatipov, A trigonometric treatise of Omar Khayyam (?) (Russian), Trudy Samarkand. Gos. Univ. (N.S.) 181 (1970), 83-84.
  6. A E-A Hatipov, The first book of Omar Khayyam's treatise on geometry (Russian), Trudy Samarkand. Gos. Univ. (N.S.) Vyp. 107 (1960), 9-16.
  7. O Khayyam, A paper of Omar Khayyam, Scripta Math. 26 (1963), 323-337.
  8. O Khayyam, The mathematical treatises of Omar Khayyam (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 6 (1953), 9-112.
  9. K M Mamedov and O Khayyam, Newton's binomial formula was first published by Omar Khayyam (Azerbaijani), Izv. Akad. Nauk Azerbaidzan. SSR Ser. Fiz.-Tehn. Mat. Nauk (3) (1972), 3-8.
  10. V A Ogannisjan, Omar Khayyam (Russian), Armjan. Gos. Ped. Inst. Sb. Nau\v cn. Trud. Ser. Fiz.-Mat. Vyp. 3 (1966), 89-98.
  11. B A Rozenfel'd and A P Yushkevich, Notes to the mathematical treatises of Omar Khayyam (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 6 (1953), 113-172.
  12. D Struik, Omar Khayyam, Mathematics Teacher 4 (1958), 280-285.
  13. B Vahabzadeh, Al-Khayyam's conception of ratio and proportionality, Arabic Sci. Philos. 7 (2) (1997), 159, 161, 247-263.
  14. H J J Winter and W Arafat, The algebra of Omar Khayyam, J. Roy. Asiatic Soc. Bengal. Sci. 16 (1950), 27-77.
  15. P D Yardley, Graphical solution of the cubic equation developed from the work of Omar Khayyam, Bull. Inst. Math. Appl. 26 (5-6) (1990), 122-125.
  16. A P Yushkevich, Omar Khayyam and his 'Algebra' (Russian), Akad. Nauk SSSR. Trudy Inst. Istorii Estestvoznaniya 2 (1948), 499-534.

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