References for Abu Kamil Shuja

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  1. M Levey, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).


  1. W Hartner, Abu Kamil Shuja, Encylopedia of Islam (Leiden, 1960).
  2. M Levey, The 'Algebra' of Abu Kamil (Madison, 1966).
  3. R Rashed, The development of Arabic mathematics : between arithmetic and algebra (London, 1994).
  4. R Rashed, Entre arithmétique et algèbre: Recherches sur l'histoire des mathématiques arabes (Paris, 1984).


  1. M Levey, Some notes on the algebra of Abu Kamil Shuja, a fusion of Babylonian and Greek algebra, Enseignement Math. (2) 4 (1958), 77-92.
  2. R Lorch, Abu Kamil on the pentagon and decagon, Vestigia mathematica (1993), 215-252.
  3. P Schub and M Levey, Indeterminate problems of Abu Kamil (850-930), Atti Accad. Naz. Lincei Mem. Cl. Sci. Fis. Mat. Natur. Sez. Ia (8) 10 (2) (1970), 23-96.
  4. J Sesiano, Le Kitab al-Misaha d'Abu Kamil, Centaurus 38 (1996), 1-21.
  5. J Sesiano, La version latine médiévale de 'l'Algèbre' d'Abu Kamil, in Vestigia mathematica (Amsterdam, 1993), 315-452.
  6. J Sesiano, Les méthodes d'analyse indéterminée chez abu Kamil, Centaurus 21 (2) (1977), 89-105.
  7. S Shalhub, The calculations and algebra of abu Kamil Shuja ibn Aslam and his effects on the work of al-Karaji and on the work of Leonardo Fibonacci (Arabic), in Deuxième Colloque Maghrebin sur l'Histoire des Mathématiques Arabes (Tunis, 1990), A23-A39.
  8. M Yadegari, The use of mathematical induction by Abu Kamil Shuja ibn Aslam (850-930), Isis 69 (247) (1978), 259-262.

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