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Muhammad ibn Mūsā al- Khwārizmī

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics — Islam.

(about ad 800)

  Mathematician and astronomer of Baghdad, the author of two important Arabic works on arithmetic and algebra. The word ‘algorithm’ is derived from the occurrence of...

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SILVERMAN, Bernard Walter (<i>born</i> 1952), Chief Scientific Adviser to the Home Office, since 2010; Professor of Statistics, since 2003, and Senior Research Fellow, Smith School for Enterprise and the Environment, since 2010, University of Oxford

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Religion; Christian Churches and Denominations; History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 395 words.

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