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Peter Vrancx
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Attended Vrije Universiteit Brussel
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I'll be doing a Reddit AMA (ask me anything) on Tuesday April 14th at 9am PST. Please join me! 
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Use Google Maps to play a game of <em>Pac-Man</em>, generated from the roads you can find anywhere in the world.
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Our team just won the NDSB on Kaggle! Here's a blog post explaining our approach in detail: http://benanne.github.io/2015/03/17/plankton.html …
The Reslab team's solution for the National Data Science Bowl on Kaggle.
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This post was co-written by Soumith Chintala and Wojciech Zaremba of Facebook AI Research. Language is the medium of human communication. Giving machines the ability to learn and understand languag...
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Abstract: Many deep neural networks trained on natural images exhibit a curious phenomenon in common: on the first layer they learn features similar to Gabor filters and color blobs. Such first-layer features appear not to be specific to a particular dataset or task, but general in that they are ...
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The story of one man determined to teach third graders about binary by only asking them questions. The whole transcript of him asking questions and the third graders yelling back answers is great.
The following is a transcript of a teaching experiment, using the Socratic method, with a regular third grade class in a suburban elementary school. I present my perspective and views on the session, and on the Socratic method as a teaching tool, following the transcript.
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Starting in the `90s, Amazon helped show the world how machines can learn. Now it's opening up some of that inside tech to everyone.
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Tiko 3D is raising funds for Tiko - The Unibody 3D Printer on Kickstarter! Tiko is the 3D printer you’ve been waiting for. Simple, accessible, and dependable, all for a pledge of $179.
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“DON'T THINK OF IT AS DYING, said Death. JUST THINK OF IT AS LEAVING EARLY TO AVOID THE RUSH.” 
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Long valley, Beale's function, saddle point visualisations. 
EIDT: Original discussion on Twitter, http://goo.gl/onHrOu
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Education
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Master Computer Science, 2000 - 2004
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    PhD. Computer Science, 2004 - 2010
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AI Researcher
Skills
Computer Science, Machine Learning, Programming, Research, Game Theory, Matlab, Python, Java
Employment
  • AI-Lab (VUB)
    Post-Doctoral researcher, 2010 - present
    -Machine learning / Reinforcement Learning research -Coordinate research projects -Funding applications -Supervise Master & PhD students
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel -Department Computer Science
    Doctor Assistant, 2010 - present
    Teaching courses & exercises Bachelor Computer Science & Master Computer Science - AI specialization
  • Computational Modeling Lab (VUB)
    Post-Doctoral researcher, 2010 - 2010
    Researcher on project: Learning Control for Production Machines (lecopro.org)
  • Computational Modeling Lab (VUB)
    researcher, 2004 - 2010
    Phd Student & researcher on project Multi-type Ant Colony Optimization
  • MICC-IKAT
    visiting researcher, 2007 - 2007
    Visiting researcher MICC lab Maastricht University
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Happy Tolkien Reading Day!
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See A Millennium of History from Doctor Who in One Glorious Place
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Data Mining with Weka. Everybody talks about Data Mining and Big Data nowadays. Weka is a powerful, yet easy to use tool for machine learnin

Data Mining MOOC
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The University of Waikato in New Zealand will be offering a free online course titled, Data Mining with Weka. Weka is a widely-used toolkit

Introduction to Recommender Systems
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Introduction to Recommender Systems is a free online class taught by Joseph A Konstan and Michael D Ekstrand of University of Minnesota

Google Tasks Organizer
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Organize all your Google Task lists! Sync your todo lists from multiple GMail and Google Apps accounts with one app. Sort tasks by due date,

Analyzing Your Data on the AWS Cloud (with R)
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Length of the average dissertation
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I've selected the top fifty majors with the highest number of dissertations and created boxplots to show relative distributions. Not many di

Fixing bus routes using mobile data
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The IBM work centered on Abidjan, where 539 large buses are supplemented by 5000 mini-buses and 11000 shared taxis. The IBM researchers stud

Milling Machine Made Entirely From Lego
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Trade-Offs in Robot Skill Learning -
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author: Jan Peters, Department of Computer Science, Darmstadt University of Technology published: Jan. 16, 2013, recorded: December 2012, vi

Computer Vision
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Computer Vision is a free online class taught by Jitendra Malik.