Welcome in the course History of Mathematics and Informatics –
Sommer Semester 2022/2023!
We will start our course
with the Introductory Lecture on Tuesday February, 22, 2023 at 9:15
in the room A1247.
I am looking forward to our meeting, bye.
Alena Šolcová, Associate Professor, Dept of Applied of Mathematics
Please, consider a topic of your seminary essay
and send me your suggestion for its confirmation
before March, 8, 2023, .
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).
List of Accepted Topics of Essayes _ 2023:
 Li, Yiqing: History of Population Census.
 Dinova, Sandra: All about Algebra (A Historical Review).
 Lillich, Nathan: History of Computers and AI in Chess.
 Diner, Omer: Mathematics in Ancient Egypt.
 Mouat, Jorge: The Importance of Astronomical Clock.
 Sergeev, Danil: Mathematical probabilities in Gambling.
 Bhutani, Manya Kaur: The Philosophy of mathematics (A Review).
 Jha, Sachin Kumar: Trigonometry in the past and nowadays
 Shadakh, Konstantin: History of Cryptography and Cryptoanalysis.
 Celik, Talha: Mathematics in Ancient China.
 Ibrahimaj, Morea: The FFT Revolution: A Historical Perspective on the Fast Fourier Transform Algorithm.
 Guliyev, Akit: The history of mathematical notation and symbols.
 Borovyk, Yaroslav: The origins and evolution of computer programming languages.
 Yakunin, Oleksandr: The legacy of Pythagoras and Euclid.
List of Accepted Topics of Essayes 2021 – 2022 for Your Inspiration:
 Lenard, Faustin: Transport Network Analysis in Urban Area with Graph Theory.
 Petukhov, Victor: Fundamental Discoveries in the Theory of Prime Numbers.
List of Accepted Topics of Essayes 2021
 Bukacova, Veronika Zoe::The History of the Metric and Imperial System of Measurement.
 Kather Basha, Mohamed Umar: History of Magic Squares.
 Liutov, Mykhailo: History of Kryptology.
 Kiziltas, Gunes Irem: Ada Lovelace – the First Programmer and Excellent Mathematician.
 Kang, Hyeouli: The Antikythera Mechanism.
 Ryabukhin, Ilya: Augmented and Virtual Reality: History, Examples and Risks of Enterprise Use.
 Mammadi, Murad: Lofti Zadeh and his Concept of Fuzzy Mathematics.
 Sarigul, Ahmet Said: Famous Personality – Leonardo da Vinci.
 Sahin, Aycut: The History of Phaenomenon Fractal.
 Laptev,Andrey: Fibonacci Numbers
 Rizaeva, Stanslava: David Hilbert and 24th Problem.
 Sengul, Ali Ercu: René Descartes – His Life and Work.
 Faustin, Yann: The Divine Proportion.
 Matsnev, Nikita: The History of Android OS.
 Bouhours, Antoine: The Study of the Gravitational Field, with Kepler’s Laws and Newton’s Laws, and the Applications in Everyday Life.
 Drobecq, Theo:The Number PI, its History and the Methods How to Calculate It.
 Cetin, Deniz: Alan Turing the World War II codebreaker, his life and accomplishments.
 Basel, Samy Moh. Kamaldin Ilshanawany: The House of Wisdom.
 Fildan, Claudiu: The Global Positioning System and Its CivilianvUse Signals.
 Gommet, Alexis: The Enigma and the Bombe.
 Malik, Rizhabh: History of Indian Mathematics.
Preliminary Programme of Lectures
1st lecture – February 22, 2023 – Introduction to the course AncGr18
History of Czech Technical University
Tutorial 1 – February 23, 2023
2nd lecture – March 1, 2023 –
Pythagorean mathematics – primes,, perfect numbers, amicable numbers, figural numbers
Numeration – Babylonian, Egytian and Greek – Ionian – examples
Hellenistic Mathematics – introduction – Archimedes
3rd lecture – March 8, 2023
Prague Astronomical Clock – An Analytic Calculator from 15th Century
Tutorial 2 – March 9, 2023
4th lecture – March 15, 2023
Origins of the Calculus of Variations Origins21
5th lecture – March 22, 2023
Rennaissance Mathematics – Significant Personalities – Leonardo da Vinci and his Inventions – vinci1_18 – Vinci’s Life, Inventions, Vitruvian Man, Divine Proportion, Robotic Knight 22
From Vinci to Albrecht Duerer.
Tutorial 3 – March 23, 2023
6th lecture – March 29, 2023
First Mechanical Calculators – William Schickard, 1623, Calculating Clock
Napier Bones 1617, Rabdologiae – Blaise Pascal, 1642, Pascaline – Comput2_18
7th lecture – April 5, 2023
Archtecture and Mathematics – Gothic Style
Geometry of Barock Architecture
Tutorial 4 – April 6, 2023
8th lecture – April 12, 2023
Newton in Prague in the work of Joseph Stepling
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz – Universal Language and Mechanical Calculator
9th lecture – April 19, 2023
Famous Scientists in Prague: Albert Einstein in Prague 1911-1912.
The significant teacher of our Polytechnics Christian Doppler
and one of students –
Nikola Tesla – of Polytechnic in Prague.
Tutorial 5. – April 20, 2023
10th Lecture – April 26, 2023
Giuseppe Peano and the Mathematical Induction.
Ramanujan – famous talented Mathematician and Number Theory. Godfrey H. Hardy and John Littlewood. Cooperation of Mathematician.
Giuseppe Peano and the Mathematical Induction.
11th Lecture – May 3, 2023
First steps in History of Computing in the Czechoslovakia
Tutorial 6. – May 4, 2023
Development of Logic to Fuzzy Ideas
12th Lecture – May 17, 2023
Mathematics in the 20th a 21st Century. Math_20_21
Problems of Different Culture Probl_dif_Cult_22
Examples of Accepted Topics of Essayes 2020 for your Inspiration
- Ege Kayra Akten: Golden Ratio and It’s History.
- Abdullah Abdullah: Patterns in Pascal´s Triangle.
- Leonid Burbygin: History of Development of Fractals and their Usage.