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Combinatorics: Ancient and Modern$
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Robin Wilson and John J. Watkins

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199656592

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656592.001.0001

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Indian combinatorics

Indian combinatorics

(p.41) Chapter 1 Indian combinatorics
Combinatorics: Ancient and Modern



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From ancient times Indian scholars have shown interest in arranging things in regular order, applying ordering techniques to various types of items and concepts and theorizing about such arrangements mathematically. This interest was manifested in rules for permutations, combinations, and enumeration, as well as in the study of series. In some areas, such as metrics and music, this knowledge may go back to before the beginning of the present era.

Keywords:   India, ordering, permutations, combinations, enumeration

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