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The abbaco tradition (1300-1500): its role in the development of European algebra (数学史の研究--RIMS研究集会報告集)

@inproceedings{Heeffer2009TheAT,
  title={The abbaco tradition (1300-1500): its role in the development of European algebra (数学史の研究--RIMS研究集会報告集)},
  author={Albrecht Heeffer},
  year={2009}
}
Abbaco algebra is a coherent tradition of algebraic problem solving mostly based in the merchant cities of fourteenth and fifteenth-century Italy. This period is roughly situated between two important works dealing with algebra: the Liber Abbaci by Fibonacci (1202) and the Summa di Arithmetica et Geometria by Lucca Pacioli (1492). Such continuous tradition of mathematical practice was hardly known before the first transcriptions of extant manuscripts by Gino Arrighi from the 1960’s and the… 

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