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by Vayutuvan
11 Feb 2018 10:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1154
Views: 153067

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

... 1.36 billion rupees ($21.17 million) fine on Google for “search bias” and abuse of its dominant position, in the latest regulatory setback for the world’s most popular internet search engine. 21 million USD fine is Peanuts! Who knows what algorithm GOOG uses for page rank, hain? Whatever they s...
by Vayutuvan
03 Feb 2018 10:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4574
Views: 239094

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

JEM, pappu is a common family name in northern AP, around vishakha.
by Vayutuvan
03 Feb 2018 10:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4574
Views: 239094

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

... 2. I doubt if there was cremation 250,000 years ago. But in a hot, moist climate bones don't survive Fire was discovered lot earlier than 250kybp. The time period is between 1.7 to 0.2 mybp but 600 mybp is the consensus time frame. Is there a reason to reject cremation out of hand? Homo erectus...
by Vayutuvan
30 Jan 2018 23:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1154
Views: 153067

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

While not underestimating PRC, we should not fall into the trap of overestimating their technological prowess. They certainly are in far better shape than Inida because they have the wherewithal to put money into blue sky projects. I won't write US off that fast though. There is lot of academic free...
by Vayutuvan
30 Jan 2018 10:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1154
Views: 153067

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Arjun wrote:Ok lets keep politics off the table if that is how you define it.

If you or anyone else can share statistics on how China is not up to the game in the industries of the future, I am definitely interested!

up to the game compared to India, USA or some other economy
? Metric matters.
by Vayutuvan
30 Jan 2018 10:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1154
Views: 153067

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

This is true but technology is changing the entire world. we need a strategy on Blockchain,AI and we need to create our own multinationals in every sphere. Look at how Indians are so taken by Facebook, Twitter and {deleted}. AI? Sorry sire. It is going to be a redux of Japan's lost ten years of cha...
by Vayutuvan
20 Jan 2018 11:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 252
Views: 21479

Re: Understanding the US- Again

There is a more interesting reason. WSJ also published a story of Trump lawyer paying $130,000 hush money in October 2016 to a _pornstar for a 2006 Lake Tahoe rendezvous: Trump Lawyer Arranged $130,000 Payment for Adult-Film Star’s Silence Consensual. So why there is a problem? Oh, I get it. Prostu...
by Vayutuvan
06 Jan 2018 23:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4574
Views: 239094

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

BCE instead of BC and CE instead of AD is a good suggestion. I ran into this problem while editing an article on wikipedia about sami people of Finland. I changed BC to BCE; then they were reversed by one fellow who seems to be contributing a lot to the page saying that it is annoying. I pointed out...
by Vayutuvan
06 Jan 2018 13:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4574
Views: 239094

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

A_Gupta wrote:^^^ some public course-work here: https://quizlet.com/77587591/coalescenc ... ash-cards/
"Coalescence Theory and the Genealogy of Genes"

Good sight - good info.
by Vayutuvan
06 Jan 2018 02:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4574
Views: 239094

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

RD, thanks. As I presumed, finding eigenpairs are secondary to Phylogenetics. Mathematicians/physicists/ComputerSci/Computational Sci people can help only in solving once the modeling is done. Interpretation again has to be carried out by the modeling geneticists because they are the ones who know w...
by Vayutuvan
06 Jan 2018 01:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4574
Views: 239094

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Rudradev, one quick question. Is it possible to exhume bodies (do they even exist) of people from say 25,000 years back at intervals say 1000 years from different locations of interest? Can the divergence/coalescence profile over time be reconstructed? Finding the prinicipal eigenpairs of 25 problem...
by Vayutuvan
06 Jan 2018 01:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4574
Views: 239094

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

shiv wrote:The migration was cooked up to lay claim on the language


Excellent.
by Vayutuvan
05 Jan 2018 11:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4574
Views: 239094

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

As such 100 people pair wise correlation matrix has 10k entries. Where are you getting 100k from? Unless you are looking at a least squares problem. I re-read agupta's post again. It is block diagonal matrix with 100,000 blocks each of 100x100. The dimension of the matrix is 10million x 10 million....
by Vayutuvan
05 Jan 2018 11:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4574
Views: 239094

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Is Amber G around? I think that if I take a sample of the order of a hundred people, and build a correlation matrix between them based on the order of 100,000 parameters (that is the order of number of SNPs compared), then since it is a symmetric matrix it corresponds to a very high dimensional ell...
by Vayutuvan
04 Jan 2018 06:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1240
Views: 145871

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Dipanker wrote:GWOT ... All in all due to its foolishness in fighting GWOT America has dug itself a serious hole.


I thought it is Global Offensive Against Terrorism AKA GOAT. What changed?
by Vayutuvan
04 Jan 2018 06:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1240
Views: 145871

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

kit wrote:It pays to keep...

saar, please to not quote the whole post and make a two line comment. Thanks.
by Vayutuvan
15 Dec 2017 06:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4574
Views: 239094

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

No. There is no word called "nadistuti" in the Veda, this is just a title given to the sukta. The words in the sukta have been used as river names in N/NW India, although they do not have any such meaning in the Veda. One can only say that "there is a collection of words in this sukt...
by Vayutuvan
14 Dec 2017 20:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1007
Views: 63775

Re: Solar energy in India

What is full form of CSP? Tia. I went back in this page but did not find an answer.
by Vayutuvan
06 Dec 2017 23:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1240
Views: 145871

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

mappunni wrote:saavugrakki ghose :rotfl: :rotfl:

Sethalum She will come back as Pisas !!

Translation please, pretty please.
by Vayutuvan
28 Nov 2017 12:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 941
Views: 101681

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Hu is this Lawd Bilimoria? A huuuuuge and refreshing change from the Lawd Brownsahib twits we've been used to hearing!!! Chooses his words like a surgeon chooses a scalpel, and then uses them like a true Arjuna. That last sentence is an absolute gem. Billimoria and Billimoria was (and is still?) a ...
by Vayutuvan
17 Nov 2017 21:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 478282

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

@Ulan Batori: can you please decipher what you typed in simple English? I can never figure out what you say. Your Pinglish is too advanced :) That list, why is it posted here? In any cas, let me translate UB ji's post. S in QS sands for Shanghai. Hint hint ... What do Shanghai and stats together me...
by Vayutuvan
17 Nov 2017 21:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 478282

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

More **acute** than squadron shortage is pilot shortage (no point in acquiring 100 new birds if there are few pilots to fly them), increasing the serviceability of current aircraft (MRO facilities), increasing stocks of present weaponry for a 2 - 3 week conflict, air base modernisation (MAFI), air ...
by Vayutuvan
04 Nov 2017 11:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4235
Views: 458721

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Ramana ji, thanks. One learns lot of practical stuff everyday on brf.
by Vayutuvan
04 Nov 2017 06:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread
Replies: 173
Views: 19551

Re: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread

Rakesh wrote:Is it possible to send these civvies for a tour of duty in the Siachen?

Cruel! :mrgreen:
by Vayutuvan
04 Nov 2017 06:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
Replies: 673
Views: 115172

Re: India's Contribution to Science & Technology

Amber G. wrote:^^^ From above.
No awards were given out in the mathematical sciences category this year. /

Hmm. Why so? A little disappointing frankly speaking. I am sure they could have found several from either applied or pure math or even theoretical comp. sci.
by Vayutuvan
04 Nov 2017 06:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3664
Views: 169434

Re: Indian Education System

Cosmo_R, UIUC's distance learning experiment was a failure. The first few graduating classes were good, no doubt. But the university did not make money. AFAIK, it is not there anymore. As it is, they get the second most number of foreign students after USC. UIUC is the most expensive university righ...
by Vayutuvan
04 Nov 2017 06:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1719
Views: 73348

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Shwetank, It is very hard to pin down who invented (for strict constructionists)/discovered (all others) what. What is recorded is that Al Khwarizmi Al Jabar is considered to be the person from whose name both Algorithm and Algebra are derived. It is not too far fetched in my humble opinion. That sa...
by Vayutuvan
04 Nov 2017 05:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Aerospace Engineering - Aerodynamics, Structures, Avionics, Flight Dynamics - Technical Discussions
Replies: 67
Views: 7581

Re: Aerospace Engineering - Aerodynamics, Structures, Avionics, Flight Dynamics - Technical Discussions

Zynda, what FE package are you using? If you access to either of the two you mentioned, you probably can do lot more than just finding out the lowest mode of one fin. With a few assumptions about the material used for the missile body, you should be able to model the whole missile including all the ...
by Vayutuvan
04 Nov 2017 04:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4235
Views: 458721

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

I have a basic (may even be stupid) question here. Why are shrink fit the rings? Can't they simply machine them while machining the shell itself? In theory, it is a very simple change to the numerical program. Two programs for 120 mm and 125 mm will do the trick. Shrink fit might have the problem of...
by Vayutuvan
18 Oct 2017 21:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1719
Views: 73348

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Hmm. Easy you say? :shock: :oops: Like most of mathematics, tricksy but once you see the trick... if you rewrite = 3 as 2+1 and eliminate the square root by squaring both sides. then you see (2+1)^2 - 1 = 2 sqrt(1+3...) which becomes (3+1)^2 - 1 = 3*sqrt(1+4....) so if you define f(k) as sqrt(1+ (k...
by Vayutuvan
18 Oct 2017 04:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1719
Views: 73348

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

What's Special About This Number? If you know a distinctive fact about a number not listed here, please e-mail me. primes graphs digits sums of powers bases combinatorics powers/polygonal Fibonacci geometry repdigits algebra perfect/amicable pandigital matrices divisors games/puzzles 0 is the addit...
by Vayutuvan
18 Oct 2017 04:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1719
Views: 73348

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Vayutuvan wrote:... some who have seen aims liar similar problems before, to whit Prof. Bruce Berendt and his students.


Correcting spelling mistake.
by Vayutuvan
18 Oct 2017 04:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1719
Views: 73348

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

I got 1 (trivial case) and {n: n = 0 (mod 3)} I will take a shot at proving that there are no more. Yes, The *only* case is (3,6,9). There is no other solution. Hint: Very easy to prove no solution for numbers like (3k+2). Slightly difficult for numbers like (3k+1) (If you try just few small number...
by Vayutuvan
18 Oct 2017 04:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1719
Views: 73348

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

periaswamy wrote:
See if you can prove this from Ramajujan's problem:


Nice. Easily proven using induction once you rewrite the infinitely nested function in the form: f(k+1) = g(k)

Hmm. Easy you say? :shock: :oops:
by Vayutuvan
18 Oct 2017 01:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1719
Views: 73348

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Wondering if anyone here found this interesting .. or found an interesting solution... .. All indian (and USA) students got this problem right and scored a perfect score.. ---- - Problem 1 is fairly easy, if anyone likes to try it here (or ask that to a bright student). [b]Your job is to find a *al...
by Vayutuvan
17 Oct 2017 04:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1719
Views: 73348

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Two Indian Gold medallists - but neither representing India ! Iran continues to do well...while India is behind even countries like Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia and Mexico ! Arjun ji, since you hold that the IQs must be high and within the same band for people of Indian origin, whether in India or else...
by Vayutuvan
17 Oct 2017 03:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1719
Views: 73348

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

To day is Word Maths Day: See if you can prove this from Ramajujan's problem: (One of the relatively easy problem) https://d2r55xnwy6nx47t.cloudfront.net/uploads/2016/07/F3.png Are we allowed to use limits? Some form the Squeeze theorem can be used, if my intuition is correct. I worked on it a litt...
by Vayutuvan
12 Oct 2017 06:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1240
Views: 145871

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

NYU is starting an engineering school again and it was an opportunity to get name on the building. No it is not starting "an engineering school again". It has taken over Brooklyn Polytechnic (which became Polytechnic Univ. of NY). Brooklyn Poly is no slouch, really. One of my alma maters....

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