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Mathematical aspects of sikidy. (English) Zbl 1375.01008

Summary: It emphasizes the mathematical aspects of the formation of sikidy. The sikidy as an art of divination is transmitted by oral tradition, the knowledge of these mathematical relationships allows for a more consistent language of sikidy. In particular, one can calculate systematically all “into sikidy” special tables of sikidy used in the “ody” (kind of talismans).

MSC:

01A07 Ethnomathematics (general)
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