Aug 16, 2024, 08:52 AM IST

Aryabhata: One of the earliest Indian mathematicians and astronomers, Aryabhata made substantial contributions to number theory and trigonometry. His work "Aryabhatiya" is a significant text that covers various mathematical topics.

Brahmagupta: Known for his work in algebra, Brahmagupta wrote "Brahmasphutasiddhanta," which includes rules for solving quadratic equations and the concept of zero as a number with its arithmetic operations.

Bhaskara I: A prominent mathematician and astronomer, Bhaskara I is known for his commentary on Aryabhata's work and his contributions to trigonometry and calculus concepts.

Varahamihira: An influential mathematician and astronomer, Varahamihira is known for his work in trigonometry and his contributions to the "Pancha Siddhantika," which discusses five astronomical systems.

Srinivasa Ramanujan: A self-taught mathematician who made groundbreaking contributions to number theory, continued fractions, and infinite series. His work has had a profound impact on modern mathematics.

P. C. Mahalanobis: Although primarily known for his contributions to statistics and data science, Mahalanobis made significant advances in statistical mathematics and was instrumental in the development of the Indian Statistical Institute.

C. R. Rao: A leading statistician whose work has significantly influenced multivariate analysis, estimation theory, and other areas of statistics. Rao's contributions have had a lasting impact on both theoretical and applied statistics.

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