HEINZ ZEMANEK (Austria), researcher of
the life and works of Al-Khorezmi
mathematician constantly gets in touch
with the name and works of Al-Khorezmi.
Development of computer science of today
is practical realization of problems the
whose decision he laid.
when three years ago I was first given
an opportunity to visit Khiva, I became
interested in the
scientist’s life and works to a such
degree that I stopped to occupy myself
in all other historical
research and entirely concentrated on
studying the works of originator of the
famous school of
Khorezm period of Al-Khorezmi life is of
great interest to science. One can say
investigations were considerably
rewarded: in Khiva I succeeded in
finding many interesting data.
This success stimulated my further work
and now for three years I have been
fully occupied with
investigating a person who gave the
world such words and notions as
“algorithm” and “algebra”.
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