Archive for April, 2010

Project on Use of open source for Teaching Mathematics at BIM

Project on Use of open source for Teaching Mathematics now started at Bhaskaracharya Institute in Maths, (BIM) Pune. Initially there will be 4 national workshops based on Scilab, LaTeX, Maxima, Geogebra, Linux and introduction to SAGE & R.

These workshops will be for College teachers of Mathematics.

These will be 5 days workshops. More information of the workshops can be found at


More workshops on Scilab and LaTeX in Feb- March, 2010

  • 19th April, Numerical Methods with Scilab, MIT COE, Pune, 85 students of Second year participated.
  • Dept. of Maths, Nagpur University, 29,30,31 March. Workshop on LaTeX and other free & open source sotware. Talk on LaTeX and Scilab Graphics, Around 55 Maths teachers participated.
  • NIT, Calicuit, Kerala, 14-15 March, Students participants around 30-35. Scilab Graphics, `Applications of Maths in Engneering using scilab’.
  • U. C. College, Aluwa, Cochin, Kerala, 25-27 Feb. Talked on Scilab, LaTeX, Introduction to R
    Teacher participants around 58, Some photos

  • 19,20 Feb, Gnunify 2010, Talk on `Beamer: Scientific presentation tool using LaTeX