November 19, 2012 · by Kim Ash · in Makematics
“Computer-Generated Watercolor” describes the ways in which computer science researchers managed to approximate the effects of watercolor painting. This was actually a really exciting paper to read, because it involves art and math that I actually understand (yay vector calculus!)….
Local Learning Algorithms
November 8, 2012 · by Kim Ash · in Makematics
The scientific paper, “Local Learning Algorithms,” describes a few methods of speeding up the classification process using the closest available data. “Closest” in this context refers to the proximity of data points in the input space to the item we…