Ch- ch- changes!

I have been neglecting my blog lately as some major changes happened in my life. About three weeks ago I said goodbye to academia and started working at RELEX Solutions, a growing Finnish (& international) software company which offers automatized solutions for managing the supply chain processes. Leaving academia - after about 10 years, studying […]

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A small guide to Random Forest - part 2


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This is the second part of a simple and brief guide to the Random Forest algorithm and its implementation in R. If you missed Part I, you can find it here. randomForest in R R has a package called randomForest which contains a randomForest function. If you want to explore in depth this implementation, I […]

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Mathematicians Go Hollywood

Did you know that in 2008 a mathematician won an Academy Award? Do you know how to model realistic hair for animation movies or a bomb deflagrating for an action movie? Or you simply need some effective active contour segmentation method? All these questions have in common an effective, yet intuitive, mathematical framework: level set […]

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Coding coding coding

Despite the confusing title, in the past days I have been coding. A lot. Even though I am dying to leak information about what exactly I am working on, I still need to wait few weeks to reveal. I thought anyway to write something about programming from the perspective of an applied mathematician. Research forces you […]

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