New mailing list for math-announcements

For posting any information related to mathematics, a new mailing list with the support of googlegroups is formed. Please use the link https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/math-announcements/join to join the mailing list. At the time of  joining the mailing list, please take care to set your email preferences to “All email”. Unfortunately, by default, google groups sets the email […]
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Social Computing

  Our mind is good at abstracting situations and forming representations. A mathematician’s mind is more tuned to do so. Abstractions help towards development of simplistic model, normally called by the name “toy model”. Then in the each and every toy model, we perform computation. Based on the prediction of the model and the practical […]
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Enrichment Programme for M. Sc. Mathematics students

OLD STUDENTS ASSOCIATION DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS (O S A D M S) COCHIN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY   Sir/Madam, OSADMS, Cochin University of Science and Technology plans to conduct ”Enrichment Programme” for M.Sc. Mathematics students at the Department of Mathematics, Cochin University of Science and Technology on 18th October 2014. Participants will be exposed […]
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Happy teachers day! അദ്ധ്യാപകദിനാശംസകൾ!

Kerala math forum wishes all the teachers. We wish all of you to have a great teaching and research year ahead! എല്ലാ അദ്ധ്യാപകർക്കും കേരളാ മാത്ഫോറത്തിന്റെ അദ്ധ്യാപകദിനാശംസകൾ! “The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.” ― Khalil […]
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Did Srinivasa Ramanujan fail in math?

Societies need myths to live by, and a mathematical genius failing in an exam is precisely the kind of myth that makes life alluring How did Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887–1920), the mathematical genius, fare in his Intermediate examinations? Did he fail in mathematics? Or did he score a centum? Conflicting assertions float. Myths hover around geniuses […]
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