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Mathematics in indigenous knowledge in Sri Lanka

NRC Grant: 12-115

Dr. J.K. Wijerathna
Dept. of Mathematics
Faculty of Science
University of Colombo
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Area of Research:
Status: Ongoing

 

Objectives

  1. a) Disclosure of ancient Sri Lankan mathematics. b) Re-establishment of the Sri Lankan share of regional knowledge through research activities in collaboration with regional institutions. c) Promote multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research activities with strong mathematical components. d) Acceptance of Sri Lankan indigenous mathematics as a consistent stream of alternative Sciences. e) Launch of a book on indigenous mathematical recreations.

 

 

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