Mathematics occupies a core intellectual position at NISER, an institution that is striving to be recognized as a Center of Excellence in science education and research in basic sciences.The School of Mathematics was established as a core department of the NISER along with other three Schools from the very beginning of NISER in 2007. It is growing rapidly and is now functioning in full swing. Currently, the school offers masters programme (5yr integrated) in Mathematics along with Ph. D. programme.
The Institute has Summer Project Programme for highly motivated interested in mathematics students who are in Integrated M.Sc./Bachelor/Master degree program. Selected students will have an opportunity to pursue advanced studies in areas of mathematics of interest to the faculty members during the summer vacation in NISER. The last date for submitting applications for Summer Project Programme is 15th March 2017.
Title: How many pentagons are there in a football?
We shall discuss Gaussian curvature and total curvature. We would then interpret this notion of total curvature in a combinatorial way. This would lead us to an answer to thequestion in the title. The talk will be elementary and self-contained.
Abstact: Radon-Nikodym theorem of measure theory was proved in 1930 and A. N. Kolmogorov laid the foundation of modern probability in 1933 where the formal played a crucial role. In this Short Lecture Series in Mathematics (SLSM), we discuss the conditioning of probability...