Author: Ashani Dasgupta

Game of Mario in Heisenberg group
Yesterday we were discussing the Heisenberg group in our weekly Geometric group theory workshop. The game of Mario came up! If you have not played Mario, then here is a the only thing you need to know. Mario can jump and hit floating bricks. These bricks may pop open to produce gold coins. The method…

Not far not near groups
We use \(NFNN\) as an abbreviation for ‘not far not near’. Annulus \(A(w, r, R)\) in a metric space \((X, d)\), for \(w \in X, 0 < r < R < \infty \) is defined as the set \[A =\{ x \in X  r \leq d(w, x) \leq R \} \]. Definition Suppose \(P\)…

About the ‘Creative Math’ Project
Creative Math project is an attempt to create books and resources useful for children who have an inclination for mathematics. It introduces nonroutine math, olympiad styled problems in an interdisciplinary style.