KOLAM:- ------- Kolam in simple terms is the line passing through n X m dots. When n and m are increasing it is difficult to produce the kolam. I likes to share with you the simplified method of producing new kolams with any values for n and m. Simple kolam is circle with centre to generalize this idea, In kolam all the dots has to be covered by line. Take for example 3 by 3 dots eg., Sample 1: --------- Kolam with single dot |-----| | | | 0 | |-----| Sample 2: --------- Kolam with 3 by 3 dots Step 1: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Step 2: Keep dots mid-point between horizontal and vertical dots as shown below. 0 # 0 # 0 # # # 0 # 0 # 0 # # # 0 # 0 # 0 Step 3: Joint all the #'s 0--/\-0--/\--0 | / \ / \ | |/ \/ \| |\ /\ /| | \ / \ / | 0--\/-0--\/--0 | /\ /\ | | / \ / \ | |/ \/ \| |\ /\ /| | \ / \ / | 0--\/-0--\/--0 Sample 3: --------- Step 1: ------- Let us take the following case: 0 # 0 # 0 # # 0 # 0 # 0 # 0 # 0 # 0 Step 2: ------- Corresponding Kolam is: 0--/\-0--/\--0 | / \ / \ | |/ \/ \| |\ /| | \ / | 0--\--0---/--0 \ / \ / \/ /\ |---| / \ |---| | 0 |-/-0--\-| 0 | |---| |---|