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A reconstruction of Viète's Canon Mathematicus (1579)

Denis Roegel 1
1 MOSEL - Proof-oriented development of computer-based systems
LORIA - Laboratoire Lorrain de Recherche en Informatique et ses Applications
Abstract : Viète's Canon Mathematicus was the first table given all six trigonometric lines for every minute of the semi-quadrant. It was printed with two different colors, and the main table is reconstructed here.
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Denis Roegel. A reconstruction of Viète's Canon Mathematicus (1579). [Research Report] 2011. ⟨hal-00654458⟩

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