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A reconstruction of Viète's Canon Mathematicus (1579)


Viète's Canon Mathematicus was the first table given all six trigonometric lines for every minute of the semi-quadrant. It was printed with two different colors, and the main table is reconstructed here.
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hal-00654458 , version 1 (21-12-2011)
hal-00654458 , version 2 (01-09-2021)


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Denis Roegel. A reconstruction of Viète's Canon Mathematicus (1579). [Research Report] LORIA (Université de Lorraine, CNRS, INRIA). 2021. ⟨hal-00654458v2⟩
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