Monthly Archives: December 2013

Neural networks and image recognition

I’ve been enjoying xmas holidays doing some machine learning and Neural Network programming, in the general context of ‘Target Recognition’, more specifically, trying to teach my computer how to decide whether a person in an image is male or female. This … Continue reading

Posted in Complex Systems, development, Math, Non Linear Dynamic Systems, software | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fourier Transformation for dummies

Absolutely brilliant layman explanation of Fourier Transform – even I could understand it…! 😉 http://forums.parallax.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=75800&d=1291048674

Posted in development | Leave a comment

En julbetraktelse över Sveriges tillstånd

Hur skapar man en gemenskap,samhörighet och gemensamhet i grupper från 2 individer till miljoner människor, en känsla av ‘en för alla, alla för en’…där  rättigheter och förmåner är *kombinerade med* ansvar och skyldigheter…? Där alla samarbetar och aktivt bidrar för … Continue reading

Posted in development | Tagged , | 10 Comments

Excellent intro to DSP by Steven W. Smith

Just found this absolutely brilliant intro to Digital Signal Processing (and a lot of other useful stuff) by Steven W. Smith.

Posted in development, Math, software | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Architecture and Agility: Married, Divorced, or Just Good Friends?

Architecture and Agility: Married, Divorced, or Just Good Friends?.

Posted in development | Leave a comment

Surrounded by average people… what’s the likely IQ of your neighbour…?

IQ, the intelligence quotient, is defined as a normal distribution with mean of 100, and a standard deviation of 15. According to James Flynn, people with IQ 70 or less, are mentally retarded, while those with IQ 130 or more, … Continue reading

Posted in development, Math | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A tribute to Swedish innovation and entrepreneurship

Gripen – a state of the art 4G fighter developed in a country of 9 million

Video | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Robotics

Cooperation among robots

Video | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Probability Distributions for Dummies – Drunken walks and blindfolded archers

After having spent a few evenings exploring Python’s various math & science modules, specifically those dealing with probability, simulation and statistics, perhaps it’s time for a brief summary. In my previous recent posts, I’ve gone thru concepts such as mild … Continue reading

Posted in Math | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

How accurate and precise is your aim ? Skilled and unskilled archers

In a previous post, The Blindfolded Archer, I described the difference between wild and mild randomness, the former exemplified by the blindfolded archer and the Cauchy probability distribution, and characterised by the “long tail”, that is, precence of extreme events, … Continue reading

Posted in development, Math | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment