//Advanced Geometry Rose: So what makes a proof good? Nick: Correctness Rose: What else? Avik: So one of the good things about a good proof is that it should be concise, so that there are not any extra steps or unnecessary things in the proof that makes it harder to follow. Reynald (under his breath): Yeah, that applies to speech too
//Avik has been talking incessantly while Schwartz was explaining the "100 blue/brown-eyed people on an island" problem Schwartz: There is the Oracle, who has green eyes. The Oracle can only say one thing to everybody else. Haydn: *Pretending to be the Oracle* Hey!
Avik: Lol the 121% error for our scale. Well we had a good concept Avik: (nope)
//People playing Avalon and arguing loudly Substitute: What going on over there? //Anson points at Avik Anson: HE HAD SEX WITH MY WIFE!
//Discussing faulty algorithms for Interval Scheduling //One counterexample that doesn't work is a staircase of jobs, each one overlapping a few others Avik (pointing to the staircase): That looks like Steven's dating schedule.
//Introducing to sequences Rose: So Gauss is like one of the five smartest people ever. So he was really annoying when he was like nine. In order to shut him up, Avik Style, his teacher told him to find the sum of all numbers from 1 to 100
//Rafi's answer to a question mixes 0.159 L HCl, an acid, with water Pham: What wrong with his answer? Avik: Well, I don't believe that he used the correct amount of significant figures.
Avik: (Raises hand and immediately starts to talk) Sooooooo, what you mean is that is to say... Rose: That's enough Avik time for today.