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Visit this site: http://emr.cs.iit.edu/home/reingold/calendar-book/index.shtml

Author:Nachum Dershowitz and Edward M. Reingold
Description: A book about the algorithms used to calculate different calendars (Gregorian, Julian, Mayan, Hebrew, Persian, and more.) The preface, table of contents, index, and a sample chapter are available in PDF and PostScript formats. Other book resources include notes and errata, an interview with the authors, reviews, and ordering information. A Java applet converts among the different calendars. Lisp, Mathematica, and Java calendar code is available through e-mail. Site also includes images of illuminated calendars.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Calculators, Books, Archives/Download Sites, Topic Tools Miscellaneous, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Calendars/Dates/Time, Algorithms, History and Biography, Art, Religion, Computer Science

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