Amritanshu Prasad Cycles of a random permutation Prof. Amritanshu Prasad of IMSc Chennai gave a talk in the webinar series by Gonit Sora on 9th September 2020. He spoke about cycles of a random permutation. The full video of the talk is available in our YouTube channel as well as below. To register for the upcoming events,

139 Carnival of Mathematics 139 Hello! We are pleased to present before you the 139th Carnival of Mathematics, a round up of a month’s interesting stuff from the blog-sphere. The last carnival was hosted by Yen Duong at Baking and Math. Before we get into the stuff that people submitted for this carnival, let

classic problems Some Classic Problems in Probability This article contains a few well-known classic problems in probability. [pdf-embedder url=”/content/images/wordpress/2016/10/classic-problems-probability.pdf”] Click here to download. [Image Courtesy : Shutterstock]

probability The Randomness of Randomness By just looking at the tracks, you can’t say which way the train went (or which way will it come from…… Anon. It all started with a rather innocent looking question on the Internet. Here is how it ran: Given a number (only one), we can answer certain questions

probability Probability 1) $$x_{1}, x_{2}, x_{3},\dots x_{50}$$ are fifty real numbers such that $$x_{r}< x_{r+1}$$ for r = 1, 2, 3… 49. Five numbers out of these are picked up at random. The probability that the five numbers have $$x_{20}$$ as the middle is: