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Michael I. Jordan on deep learning (via @haldaume3)
OK, I guess that I have to say something about "deep learning". This seems like as good a place as any (apologies, though, for not responding directly...
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What Do You Do With 100 Million Photos? David A. Shamma and the Flickr Photos Dataset. A blog post at "The Signal: Digital Preservation" on 2014-08-25.
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Beware the Warwick media black hole.
If you haven't read about it yet, “Eugene Goostman” is a chatbot that's being heavily promoted by the University of Reading's Kevin Warwick, for fooling 33% of judges in a recent Turing Test competition into thinking it was human, and thereby supposedly becoming “the first program to pass the ...
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"We should not be disclosing our cost structures and business models to our research customers. It is none of their business. All they need to know is that they are getting a great service at a good price.."
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For any \(0 < \epsilon < 1\) and any integer \(n\), let \(k\) be a positive integer such that \(k \geq 4(\epsilon^2/2 - \epsilon^3/3)^{-1}\log(n)\). Then for any set \(V\) of \(n\) points in \(\mathbb{R}^d\), there is a map \(f : \mathbb{R}^d \to \mathbb{R}^k\) such that for all \(u, v \in V\), ...
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A question for any pymc gurus.
Abstract I am getting numerical overflow warnings in pymc that are stalling the sampler. I'll first specify what the context is then ask more directed questions about the solution. The context por...
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I'm planning to get a GPU for parallelizing inference and am looking at the GTX760. Anything else in that price range I should look at?
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Illuminating and unusually nonpolemical comments, especially for the setting. (The post itself serves mainly as a springboard for the comments; it's essentially unnecessary to read on its own.)
This week I got to present at CMCL 2014, a workshop on computational models of language-related cognition, i.e. processing, acquisition, discourse representation, and so on. My talk was about the connection between Stabler's ...
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In contrast to entropy, which increases monotonically, the “complexity” or “interestingness” of closed systems seems intuitively to increase at first and then decrease as equilibrium is approached. For example, our universe lacked complex structures at the Big Bang and will also lack them after ...
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plotly is an online collaborative data analysis and graphing tool. Make and share interactive scatter, line, bar, area, error bars, heatmaps, box plots, and histograms online. Upload or copy-and-paste Excel spreadsheets, CSVs, text files, MATLAB data files, MS Access files. Import data from Google Drive and Dropbox. Graph from Python, IPython, and NumPy, MATLAB, R-Statistical Package, Julia Language, Perl. Stream data from Arduino's and Raspberry...
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  • University of Maryland, College Park
    Linguistics, 2010 - present
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
    Linguistics, 2006 - 2009
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