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Govindasvāmi (or Govindasvāmin) (c. 800 – c. 860) was an Indian mathematical astronomer most famous for his Bhasya, a commentary on the Mahābhāskarīya of Bhāskara I, written around 830. The commentary contains many examples illustrating the use of a Sanskrit place-value system and the construction of a sine table.

Govindasvāmi who wrote commentary on mahabhaskariya of BHASKARA 1 belonged to Kerala in mahodayapuram. His work govindakriti was a sequel to Aryabhatiya and is lost. His works have been quoted extensively by Sankaranarayana (869 AD) and Udayadivakara (1073 AD) AND Nilakantha.

O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Govindasvami", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
Gupta, R. C. (1971). "Fractional parts of Aryabhata's sines and certain rules found in Govindasvami's Bhasya on the Mahabhaskarya". Indian J. History Sci. 6: 51–59.
Jha, S. K.; V N Jha (1991). "Computation of sine-table based on the Mahasiddhanta of Aryabhata II". J. Bihar Math. Soc. 14: 9–17.
Meijering, Erik (March 2002). "A Chronology of Interpolation: From Ancient Astronomy to Modern Signal and Image Processing" ([dead link] – Scholar search). Proceedings of the IEEE 90 (3): 319–342. doi:10.1109/5.993400.

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