Use of Open Source Software for Teaching Mathematics (FOSSME)

Project consists of organizing four workshops (of 5 days each) for popularization of Open Source Mathematical Software at the National level in the educational field.

The aim of the workshops will be to familiarize the participants to Mathematical Software for teaching and learning of Mathematics.

Bhaskaracharya Pratishthana is an educational and research institute in Mathematics and it conducts special lectures/courses in Mathematics upto research level.The institute has organised national level workshops in Mathematics for research students and teachers and has organised many such workshops earlier on LaTeX and Mathematical Software in an efficient manner.

The following workshops were conducted:

S.No. Date Info
1 July 26th 2010
July 30th 2010
Beginners workshop on Scilab, LaTeX, Linux and other open sources software like Maxima, Geogerba etc.
2 September 27th 2010
October 1st 2010
Workshop on Scilab Advanced (Modeling will be covered)
3 November 22nd 2010
November 26th 2010
Workshop on Advanced LaTeX (PSTricks will be covered)
4 January 27th 2011
January 31st 2011
Introduction to CAS (Computer Algebra system) -GAP, SAGE, YACAS, Maxima.