A package that calculates some numbers!
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Nothing much actually. I am from Tamil Nadu, in the south of India. Over there, the prevalent Western naming convention of
Name = [Given Name] + [Middle Name] + [Family Name] (call it WN) is not followed. Instead, people normally use patronyms in two flavours. Either
Name = [First letter of father's Given Name] + [Given Name] (call it TN1) or
Name = [Given Name] + [Father's Given Name] (call it TN2). Family names are not used.
My Given Name is Sridhar and my father’s Given Name is Chellappa. So, in the TN1 format my name will be
C Sridhar and in TN2 it is
Sridhar Chellappa. When I was born, my parents gave me the TN1 name: Officially, I was
So long as I was in India, it was not an issue. When I decided to move abroad, I had to provide a Family Name/Last Name in my passport. The most common fix people follow is to switch to the TN2 convention, using my father’s given name as my last name. Follow this link to learn more about naming conventions unique to the south of India.
We did some things and then published them.
This is an example of a paper in prep
I talked about this stuff!
I was the Instructor’s assistant for this Masters level course. My duties were to design and provide exercise problems for the students, based on the week’s lecture topic. The exercise problems involved problems from theory and code implementation. The language used was MATLAB. The course webpage is linked here.