|"The Thought Experiment"
Results of Gedanken 2005
1st Prize (Rs. 5000/-)
(Vijay, Amith, Jayakumar)
2nd Prize (Rs. 3000/-)
Pratik Dixit, Hrishi Ganu (ECE@IISc)
3rd Prize (Rs. 1000/-)
(Jay, Tarun, Satish)
Consolation Prizes (T-shirt for every team member of next 3 teams)
- MIND (recursive acronym for MIND Is Not Dumb)
(Vinodh, BalaSundaraRaman, Pradeep)
- Paranoid Androids
(Thejaswi, Raghavendra, Vijay)
(Rajesh, Harish, Subramanya)
Download Final's Question paper NOW!!!
Final round questions (pdf)
Final round questions (ps)
Final round questions (ps.gz)
The results of preliminary round are out. Here is the list of finalists
Gedanken is german for 'thought', and the term was made famous by Albert
Einstein who used to carry out gedanken
experiments in his great mind. Showcase introduces a new event which
you with an opportunity to test the strengths of your mind. This
quiz-like competition dares you to push your brain to the limit of its
analytical capabilities. So, get ready for this number crunching, logic
Call for Gedanken
If you have an affinity for mathematics, this is the ideal challenge for
you. Some knowledge of discrete mathematics,
and basic theoretical Computer Science will be a plus, but is by no means
essential. A blend of CS skills and mathematical aptitude will prove to be
the ideal tool to crack the questions.
Entry Information(How to register?)
Registration for the event will take place on the spot. The teams
can have a maximum of three members.
Online participants have to register with the central showcase
Questions can be downloaded from gedanken webpage at the given timings and
answers in text/pdf/ps/doc format mailed to the coordinator before the
deadline. some guidelines for online participation
Gedanken has two rounds.
In every round, the contesting teams will be given question papers
and a deadline to submit answers.
Every round is an open round; the contestants are free to search the
net, libraries, books or any other source of information.
All teams that register before the event starts are allowed to
participate in the first round.
|First Prize: || Rs. 5000/- |
|Second Prize: || Rs. 3000/- |
|Third Prize: || Rs. 1000/- |
- Ever heard of prizes for losers too?? After each round, we
distribute gifts to the losing candidates, depending on the questions they
have solved so far.
And if we feel your answers are the fruits of thought experiments,
which are anywhere near the level of excellence of The God, Einstein, you
get bonus prizes in final round.
The prizes for the online participants in the first round should be
collected from IISc, for the rest of the rounds the prizes will be sent to
the address of contestants.
Decision of the organizers will be final and binding to all.
|PRELIMS||March 5||2-3 PM IST(+0530 GMT)|
|FINAL||March 6||9-10 AM IST(+0530 GMT)|
Dharmadeep M C
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|2-3 PM IST (+0530 GMT)
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