MIE-History of Mathematics and Informatics

Welcome in the course of History of Mathematics and Informatics 2021 – 2022:

Our course started on Tuesday October 5th  2021 at 11 o’clock.

You could think about a title of your seminary essay and send me by e-mail the suggestion of it. When I accept  the title of your future essay you could start to work.

The list of accepted titles of seminary essays 2021-2022

[1]    Hidalgo, Ernesto, Iván Ochoa: The History of the Rubik’s Cube and Its Number of Combinations. 
[2]    Graham, Richard:  John Harrison  (1693 – 1776), the Inventor of the 1st usable marine chronometer … and related inventions 
[3] Ustynov, Artem: Turing Machine and its Significance.
[4] Martinez Chaverri: Daniel Alexandro: Mathematics Nature of Musical Scales

[5] Novruzov, Mammadgulu: The Important Personage of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi in the History of Mathematics”?

[6] Oliveiro Ribeiro, Bruna Sofia:
[7] Gonςalves de Sá, Sara Raquel. The Development of the Computers during 19th. Century.

Instruction for seminary essays:
1. Title of your seminary essay please, suggest by mail as soon as possible!
2. Seminary essay will have minimal lenght about 5 pages.
3. Please add the used sources!
4. Then you send me by mail (the deadline is about one week before exam) and I will answer, if is it O.K. or not.
5. For exam you prepare presentation of your essay for about a quarter of hour. 

Exams: 1- test (40 points), 2- presentation of seminary essay (60 points).

 Preliminary programme for the year 2021 – 2022:

  1. lecture – October, 5:  Ancient Mathematics and Technology
    1. EX
  2. lecture – October, 12: Hellenistic Mathematics Helen_TAM_17
  3. lecture – October, 19:  History of wheels.   Wheels19
    Astronomical Clock HKclock
    2. EX
  4. lecture  –  October, 26:  Leonardo da Vinci and his inventions
    Computer for Johannes Kepler? William Schickardt: Calculating Clock Comput2_17
  5. lecture – November 2:  Priority of the Development of Calculators.
    Development of Symbolic Algebra
    3. EX
  6. lecture – November, 9: Origins of the Calculus of Variations:
    From Archimedes‘ Results to Gauss Origins17
  7. lecture – November, 16:  Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and his calculator
    G_W_ L_Compt3-20
    Hexagonal Snowflakes and Johannes Kepler
    Joseph  Stepling and  New Science in the 18th  Century  Stepling_D_17
    Nicola Tesla,  Albert Einstein in Prague
    4. EX
    lecture – November, 23: A Brief History of Linear Algebra
  8. November 24: Excercises: First steps in the development of computers in Czechoslovakia and Other Countries ….  SZlecture20
  9. lecture – November 30: History of Indian mathematics: Srínivasa Ramanujan and IT Day  Ramanujan20
    5.  EX
  10. lecture December, 7:
    History  of CTU
  11. lecture – December  14
    From Kepler Mosaic to the Question: Is there a crystal lattice possessing five-fold symmetry? rtx120100022p
    6. EX:  Exercises: History of Doppler effect.