Lương Thế Vinh

Lương Thế Vinh (1441–1496) was an prominent Vietnamese scholar and mathematician of the fifteenth century.

Lương Thế Vinh
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Lương Thế Vinh's self-portrait in Liên Bảo temple
Born1441
Cao Phương, Liên Bảo, Vụ Bản District, Nam Định Province
Died1496
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
InstitutionsQuốc tử giám of Hanoi
Personal name
Vietnamese alphabetLương Thế Vinh
Hán-Nôm

LifeEdit

Lương Thế Vinh was born in the district of Vụ Bản, Nam Định Province, and during the mid-15th century. He obtained doctorate in 1463 or 1478, during the reign of Le Thanh Tong, the golden era of Vietnamese scholarship.[1] He co-worked with Vũ Hựu, another scholar, and introduced Chinese mathematical methods into Vietnam.[2]

WorksEdit

Math:

  • Great Compendium of Mathematical Methods–Đại thành Toán pháp (edited).
  • Khải minh Toán học

Chèo:

  • Hý phường phả lục

Buddhism:

  • Thiền môn Khoa giáo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Volkov 2002, p. 375.
  2. ^ Volkov 2002, p. 376.
  • Volkov, Alexei (2002), "On the Origins of the Toan phap dai thanh", in Samplonius, Yvonne Dold; Dauben, Josephn W. (eds.), From China to Paris: 2000 Years Transmission of Mathematical Ideas, Franz Steiner Verlag, pp. 369–410, ISBN 978-3-515-08223-5