BIE-History of Mathematics and Informatics

Welcome in the course History of Mathematics and Informatics –
Sommer Semester 2020/2021!

We will start our course with the Introductory Lecture on Wednesday February,17, 2021 at  9:15 on-line with hepl of the Microsoft Teams.

I am looking forward to our meeting, bye,,

Alena Šolcová, Associate  Professor, Dept of Applied of Mathematics
e-mail: alena.solcova@fit.cvut.cz

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Please, consider a topic of your seminary essay
and send me your suggestion for acknowledgement.
Best regards in this difficult times,
Alena Šolcová

The length of yours Seminary Essay will be about 5 pages. The most important is  detailed description of (for you and for other students) interesting topic. Don’t forgot quotations of used sources (literature and webpages).
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List of Accepted  Topics of Essayes  2021

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___________________________________________________________Examples  of Accepted  Topics of Essayes  2020 for your Inspiration

  1. Ege Kayra Akten: Golden Ratio and It’s History.
  2. Abdullah Abdullah: Patterns in Pascal´s Triangle.
  3. Leonid Burbygin: History of Development of Fractals and their Usage.

Preliminary Programme of Lectures 

1st lecture – February 17, 2021 –  Introduction to the course AncGr18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd lecture – February 24, 2021 –
Pythagorean mathematics – primes,, perfect numbers, amicable numbers, figural numbers
Numeration – Babylonian, Egytian and Greek – Ionian – examples 
Hellenistic Mathematics – introduction – Archimedes 

3rd lecture – March 3th, 2021
Rennaissance Mathematics – Significant Personalities – Leonardo da Vinci and his Inventions –  vinci1_18 – Vinci’s Life, Inventions, Vitruvian Man, Divine Proportion, Robotic Knight  

4th lecture – March 10th, 2021
First Mechanical Calculators – William Schickard, 1623, Calculating Clock 
Napier Bones 1617, Rabdologiae –  Blaise Pascal, 1642, Pascaline – Comput2_18 

5th lecture – March 17, 2021
History of Czech Technical University

6th lecture – March 24, 2021
Development of Logic to Fuzzy Ideas

7th lecture – March 31, 2021
Origins of the Calculus of Variations

8th lecture – April 7, 2021
Chinese Mathematics and Astronomy

9th lecture – April 14, 2021
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
Geometry of Barock Architecture

10th Lecture – April 21, 2021
First steps in History of Computing in the Czechoslovakia

11th Lecture – April 28, 2021
Nikola Tesla (1856 – 1943)
Albert Einstein in Prague

12th Lecture – May 5, 2020
Examples of Students Essays
Conclusion

13th Lecture – May 12, 2021 lecture is calncelled
(This Wednesday is as the Rector’s Day )

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