Monthly Archives: March 2014

Weird behaviour in Matlab parfor loops when using the random generator

It is always good to be careful when using random number generators. Things might not be as random as they seem. I came across on inconsistency when using parfor loops in Matlab. I wanted to generate random permutations of indices so that I could pick out a random training and test set from the data. […]

I bought the Day One app and it made me very happy

I have been experimenting with ways of keeping a journal for my research since I started my PhD. I have done everything from simple mark down files, to email reminders and a simple tumblr log. The usual trade-off applies to journaling as well either feature bloat or too simplistic to be expressive. Integrating the journal […]