Details of the Mathematical Database Essay and Comic Competition 2005/06

  • Submission
    1. Electronic files: Please fill in the online entry form at Mathematical Database with the entries attached, or e-mail the entries together with the entry form to The total size of the e-mail together with the attachments must not exceed 10 MB.
    2. By mail: Please mail the entries with entry form or the CDs/DVDs containing the entries and the form to the following address.
      To: Mathematical Database (Essay and Comic Competition 2005/06) c/o Enrichment Programme for Young Mathematics Talents, Department of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong,

      Shatin, the New Territories.

      We will confirm the receipt of entries by e-mail within 10 days.

    3. The deadline of submission is 5 p.m. Hong Kong time, 28th February 2006 (Tuesday), based on the time shown in the e-mail server / the server of Mathematical Database (for electronic submission) or the date of the postal chop (for submission by mail).
  • Adjudication
    1. Criteria: In terms of contents, we shall look for entries which are thought-provoking, enlightening and which demonstrate a deep and insightful understanding of the mathematical topic involved. In terms of presentation, we shall look for entries which explain deep principles in a concise, lively and interesting manner that will be attractive and appealing to the general readers.
    2. The panel of adjudicators include: Prof. AU Kwok Keung Thomas (Department of Mathematics, CUHK) Prof. LI Kin Yin (Department of Mathematics, HKUST)

      Prof. SIU Man Keung (Department of Mathematics, HKU)

  • Prizes In each section, there will be awards to the Champion, the first-runner up, the second runner-up as well as 3 to 5 merit awards. They will receive the following prizes. Champion: $500 book coupon and a souvenir 1st runner-up: $300 book coupon and a souvenir 2nd runner-up: $200 book coupon and a souvenir Merit: $100 book coupon and a souvenir