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In this talk we will try to understand how we can protect ourself against computer viruses.

N.V. Narendra Kumar
School of Technology and Computer Science
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Homi Bhabha R

Friday, 7 August 2009 (All day)

In this talk we will try to understand how we can protect ourself against computer viruses.

Sasanka Roy
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560012
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Tuesday, 25 August 2009 (All day)

A path from $s$ to $t$ on a polyhedral terrain is descending if the height of a point $p$ never increases while we move p along the path from $s$ to $t$.

Shishir Pandey
School of Technology and Computer Science
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Homi Bhabha Road
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Friday, 31 July 2009 (All day)

Given 3 or more non-collinear points on a plane how many distinct slopes to these points define on the plane? We will prove the following theorem.

Sanjay Kumar Singh
School of Mathematics
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Homi Bhabha Road
Mumbai 40000

Friday, 24 July 2009 (All day)

The classification theorem of closed surfaces states that any closed surface is homomorphic to some member of one of these three families:

Chinmoy Dutta
School of Technology and Computer Science
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Homi Bhabha Road
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Friday, 17 July 2009 (All day)

We will discuss the MCMC method. We will talk about approximately counting the number of satisfying assignments of a DNF formula, approximately counting the number of independent sets in a graph, and (time permitting) the Metropolis Algorithm.

Arijit Chakrabarty
Cornell University
Rhodes Hall, Ithaca
United States of America

Monday, 3 August 2009 (All day)

We address the important question of the extent to which random variables and vectors with truncated power tails retain the characteristic features of random variables and vectors with power tails.

Girish Varma
School of Technology and Computer Science
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Homi Bhabha Road
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Friday, 10 July 2009 (All day)

Suppose Prof. N is giving Mr. M an exam, and Mr. M doubts that a question on the exam paper is wrong. Mr. M asks Prof. N about it. Naturally Prof.