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Daniel Simpson gave a seminar at CREST yesterday on his recently arXived paper, “Penalising model component complexity: A principled, practical approach to constructing priors” written with Thiago Martins, Andrea Riebler, Håvard Rue, and Sigrunn Sørbye. Paper that he should also have given in Banff last month had he not lost his passport in København airport… […]

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The implementation for this solver is not available, here is another phase diagram for the Robust PCA decomposition. the previous one is featured in the Advanced Matrix Factorization Jungle page from Bilinear Generalized Approximate Message Passing by Jason T. Parker, Philip Schniter, Volkan Cevher. One wonders how the two diagrams fit with each other. Here is the paper: Robust Subspace Recovery via Dual Sparsity Pursuit by Xiao Bian, Hamid KrimSuccessful applications
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Ho appena trovato in rete "The EVOLUTION of FILM in 3 minutes", un bellissimo filmato realizzato dal bizzarro Scott Ewing.Attraverso un sapiente montaggio, l'autore racconta l'evoluzione del cinema a partire dal 1878 con Edward J. Muybridge, inventore dello Zoopraxiscopio, che rese possibile la proiezione delle immagini, permettendone la visione a più persone contemporaneamente. Il sistema è ritenuto un precursore del cinema.Continua a leggere...»

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Day 44Today was some of my students' favourite class. Nothing to do with math, of course. My students got hot chocolate this morning. They were so well-behaved and patient waiting to get their cup ready - it was awesome. Some had mints which they added to make it more "sophisticated"! They politely asked for seconds and they very nicely said thank you. It was a good thing. And we did the Easter Estimation 180's while they drank it.With a few groans we moved back to working on slope. I
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– the number of “permutations of k things from a set of n” (“en-permute-kay”, in its most convenient say-it-out-loud version); the number of ways to make an (ordered) *list* of k things chosen from a set of n things. one has known this from, well, time immemorial. but never written it out in straight-up *set* […]

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I liked a @YouTube video from @theviralfever http://t.co/K04rF3PyQe 'The Making Of...' | Ep 1 : Bhai Ho (A 200 Crore Film)

2014-04-18 04:33:40

CalculusHumor tweeted: @CalculusHumor

Free Speech, via xkcd at http://t.co/r61C8HgdWD http://t.co/Yvh4PPNacX

2014-04-18 04:10:47

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Rudyard Kipling and Applied Math http://t.co/uOvGEuSZ4q by @JohnDCook

2014-04-18 04:00:33

evelynjlamb tweeted: @evelynjlamb

Ooh, instructions for a cool dodecahedron/pyritohedron thing made of cards by @AndreaHawksley http://t.co/qesFh0Pf8v

2014-04-18 03:59:29

MindAfterMath tweeted: @MindAfterMath

2014-04-18 03:42:26

evelynjlamb tweeted: @evelynjlamb

But seriously this is amazing.

2014-04-18 03:33:43

evelynjlamb tweeted: @evelynjlamb

Yes, I'm one of those insufferable people who makes her own yogurt and is constantly telling everyone else how great/easy it is.

2014-04-18 03:33:34

evelynjlamb tweeted: @evelynjlamb

You know what's flippin delicious? Homemade yogurt, freshly cultured&warm from the oven (or wherever you culture it) w/ honey & pistachios

2014-04-18 03:33:05

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