# All posts tagged: Pingala’s Algorithm

## Pingala’s Algorithm Part VIII: Number of Meters

In previous articles, we have dealt with poetic meters where all the four quarters of a verse had the same pattern of Laghus and Gurus. Such meters are called Samavrutta.

## Pingala’s Algorithm Part VII: From Ganas to Octal and Hexadecimal

This is one amongst many inventions that we think are modern but which have their roots in ancient India.

## Pingala’s Algorithm Part V: Algorithm to Calculate the Value of an Exponential

Pingala’s Algorithm was the earliest and quickest methods to calculate exponential of any number

## Pingala’s Algorithm Part IV – Algorithm to find the value of a Binary Sequence

Pingala’s Algorithm for Binary sequence is used to represent instructions to the computer and various types of data depending on the context

## Pingala’s Algorithm Part II: Binary Conversion

Binary numbers are the basic language in which computer programs are written which was first developed in India by Acharya Pingala