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  • The puzzle has been encrypted by a simple cipher.

  • Decipher it and send us the answers at bufferedreader@iitism.ac.in.

  • The puzzle is based on the previous editions of the magazine. Use the deciphered clue to look for the answer in the appropriate article from one of the earlier editions.

  • Exciting prizes for the first 3 entries with maximum correct answers from each year of B.Tech., M.Tech., and Ph.D. respectively.



1. wkh glvflsolqh zklfk lv frqfhuqhg wkh frpsxwdwlrqdo dvshfwv ri qdwxudo odqjxdjh idfxowb:

2. d surmhfw wr fuhdwh d qhz lqwhuqhw sodwirup wr frpelqh wkh uhdfk ri wkh zhe zlwk wkh vshhg ri vriwzduh zulwwhq wr uxq qdwlyhob rq vshflilf rshudwlqj vbvwhpv:

3. dqgurlg-ghulyhg sodwirup wr khos ghyhorshuv exlog frqqhfwhg ghylfhv wr zrun dfurvv lqwhuqhwriwklqjv:

4. d vlpsolilhg surjudpplqj prgho iru surfhvvlqj odujh qxpehu ri gdwdvhwv iru gdwd lqwhqvlyh dssolfdwlrqv:

5. d sdvvzrug vbvwhp edvhg rq wkh svbfkrorjb ri idfldo uhfrjqlwlrq:

6. d qhz jhqhudwlrq ri ioljkw vlpxodwru lqfrusrudwlqj yluwxdo uhdolwb:

7. wkh iluvw ilup wr vhoo d txdqwxp frpsxwhu:

8. wkh wkhruhp zklfk hvwdeolvkhv wkh dojrulwkp wr eh xvhg dprqj d qxpehu ri dojrulwkpv kdylqj d frpprq urrw:

9. wkh vhw ri dojrulwkpv xvhg djdlqvw gdwd wkdw kdv qr klvwrulfdo odehov:

10. d odvhu-pdsslqj whfkqrorjb dqg vpduwskrqh dss wkdw hqdeohv xvhu wr jhw dq dffxudwh frxqw ri wrwdo fdorulhv eb srlqwlqj dw wkh irrg:

11. jrrjoh’v huvwzkloh ylvlrq wr pdnh wuxob fxvwrplcdeoh vpduwskrqhv:

12. d qrq-surilw dl uhvhdufk frpsdqb wkdw dlpv wr fduhixoob surprwh dqg ghyhors iulhqgob dl:

13. zkr zdv wkh iluvw khdg ri wkh ghsw. ri fvh?

14. zkhq glg wkh ghsduwphqw vkliw wr lwv shupdqhqw vsrw lq wkh fdpsxv?

15. lqlwldo rq-fdpsxv sodfhphqw dqg edwfk vwuhqjwk ri wkh fvh ghsduwphqw: