A tentative reconstruction of Bürgi’s sine table at 2'' intervals (ca. 1600)

Denis Roegel 1
1 MOSEL - Proof-oriented development of computer-based systems
LORIA - FM - Department of Formal Methods
Abstract : Jost Bürgi (1552-1632) may have computed a table of sines at 2'' intervals. In order to get an idea of such a table, we have proposed a reconstruction, inspired by the 1' table found in a recently rediscovered manuscript by Bürgi.
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Denis Roegel. A tentative reconstruction of Bürgi’s sine table at 2'' intervals (ca. 1600). 2016. ⟨hal-01316360⟩

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