I used to be a Google fanboy. However the disbanding of the Google Reader together with a bunch of thoughts on it …

## How to manage a (paper) deadline – 9 rules (to rule them all)

The last couple of weeks have been fraught with a paper deadline. My second one. Times have been stressful. The paper involved starting up …

## Friday secrets

www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPkNtg3Fvwk “Harry, I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Every day, once a day, give yourself a present. Don’t …

## The most awesome terminal bash command!

So Matlab has this really nice feature that if you type the start of a command in the terminal window and then …

## A short explanation / tutorial of the Kalman filter

In my list of methods to explain I have now come to the Kalman filter. This is a short summary of the …

## On payoff matrices, decision rules, confusion and affinity matrices

Simple post today. Just some definitions and explanations of stuff that is pretty familiar to most people. Payoff / Loss Matrices Payoff …

## What is a Sensory Motor Map – SMM

In robotics one often deal with combining visual input and motor kinematics. A Sensory Motor-Map(SMM) is a map between perception and action …

## Two neat LaTex tricks that will make life easier

1. Typesetting modularized LaTex files So you modularized your really long tex file, using includes or input. You find it a bit …

## The Trace Trick for Gaussian Log Likelihood

Maybe you have seen something like this when observing the log likelihood derivations for multivariate Gaussians $$ \ln p(X|\mu, \Sigma) = \frac{1}{2}\ln|\Sigma|- …

## Calculating the indices for n choose k

So if you want to calculate n choose k, or n over k or all k different combinations of n unique items …