Visiting Scholars Programme-2016 at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research

Dear Sir/Madam, This is to bring to your attention the Call for Proposals for the Visiting Scholars Programme-2016 at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR). For your information, the Visiting Scholar Programme has been instituted at IGIDR as one of its outreach activities with the objective of supporting research being conducted by Ph.D. Scholars […]
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Talk : A theorem about linear inequalities with an application (Prof. K.N.Raghavan – IMSc)

Talk On 17th  February  2016 , at 2.15p.m.   Title    :    A theorem about linear inequalities with an application. Speaker: Prof.K.N.Raghavan, Institute of Mathematical Sciences(IMSc),Chennai Venue: Auditorium , Dept.Of Mathematics COCHIN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Abstract: Let B be a m x n real matrix and B’ be its transpose.    Suppose that this holds:  […]
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Largest Known Prime, 49th Known Mersenne Prime Found!!

January 7, 2016 — GIMPS celebrated its 20th anniversary with the discovery of the largest known prime number, 274,207,281-1. Curtis Cooper, one of many thousands of GIMPS volunteers, used one of his university’s computers to make the find. The prime number, also known as M74207281, is calculated by multiplying together 74,207,281 twos then subtracting one. […]
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