D.K.M. COLLEGE FOR WOMEN (AUTONOMOUS), VELLORE-1
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
ONE DAY GUEST LECTURE PROGRAMME
The Department of Mathematics organized one day Guest Lecture Programme on 01.02.19. The meeting started with prayer at 10.00 a.m. in a traditional way and the kuthuvilakku was lit by the Chief Guests. Mrs. L. Sowmyalatha, Head and Associate Professor of Mathematics welcomed the gathering and introduced the Chief Guest. Dr. A. Sugumaran, Ph.D., Associate Professor & Head, Department of Mathematics, Govt. Arts College, Thiruvannamalai. The Chief Guest delivered a lecture on “AN INTRODUCTION TO GAME THEORY”. He discussed about Game theory which is the part of Operations Research. Game Theory is the study of strategic decision-making. It can also be described as an “Interactive Decision Theory”. It emerged during the 1940’s and was then primarily used in the field of Economics. Over the decades since its inception, Game Theory has been applied in Sociology, Biology, Operations Research and wireless communication. The Chief Guest explained about the development of some of the theoretical concepts and computational techniques of Game Theory. He also discussed the meaning and features of the term `games’ as well as some terminology associated with games. He explained the method of decision-making in two-person zero-sum games and some of the applications of Game Theory in the field of Coding Theory, Cryptography and Satellite Communication. The UG, PG students and Research scholars of Mathematics of about 500 in number attended the Guest Lecture and benefited from this programme. Dr. K. Ameenal Bibi, Associate Professor of Mathematics proposed the vote of thanks. The Meeting came to an end with National Anthem.