Tuesday, September 13, 2005

I love to approximate {functions,data} with other {functions,kernels}

Today was the first class of Machine Learning. This first-rate course is being taught by renown ML researchers Tom Mitchell and Andrew Moore. In fact, the primary text for the course was written in 1997 by Tom Mitchell.

Camera Calibration = unexciting
Parzen Density Estimation = exciting!

If you find yourself bored one day, take a look at the online book titled Linear Methods of Applied Mathematics: Orthogonal series, boundary-value problems, and integral operators. It's delicious.