About

Hi,

Welcome to my Blog. My posts are related to various topics and open problems in Computational Complexity, Circuit Complexity, Communication Complexity, Algorithmic Game Theory, Polyhedral Combinatorics, Hardness of Approximation, Approximation Algorithms and Graph Theory.

The title of my blog is inspired by a famous quote of Paul Erdos, the man who loved only numbers. Paul Erdos often showed up at colleagues’ doorsteps at odd hours (say 3 a.m) saying “My Brain is Open” (i.e., he was ready to start working on math problems).

-Shiva Kintali

2 thoughts on “About

  1. He also said “All you need is your brain is open”. The man who pioneered the probabilistic method and so many other mathematical theories couldn’t have made it seem simpler. !

  2. Wao, what an inspiration for writing a blog.
    I would like you to recommend relevant books and materials for a person like me who wants to learn Algorithms without a teacher and a foundation in computer science.
    Thanks in anticipation of a favourable response.

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