Professor of Computer Science Dick Lipton from Georgia Tech has a few days ago posted an interesting post on his blog about a new way of solving systems of linear equations over prime fields. Solving linear systems of equations is a very well explored...

Also labeled: Maths

Yesterday I defended my undergraduate Thesis entitled A Matrix Factorization Approach for Inference of Prediction Models from Heterogeneous Data Sources (slo: Pristop matrične faktorizacije za gradnjo napovednih modelov iz heterogenih podatkovnih v...

I have been following the Cryptography and Theory of Coding 2 course this semester (summer 12). During the course I have been working on the project about Commitment schemes. Please find below attached the final report produced and a short...

Also labeled: Maths

XRDS, Crossroads is the flagship academic magazine for student members of the ACM. It is published quarterly, both in print and online for ACM student members. The publication was previously named Crossroads and has been running since 1994, edited and...

Also labeled: Association for Computing Machinery

I followed a Machine Learning course this semester at the university (along with the one, offered by Stanford Uni). I have been working on a seminar studying Reliable probability estimation in classification using calibration. The final report is in...

Also labeled: Maths, Machine Learning

In November 2011, a show called Ugriznimo znanost (Bite the Science) has been shot at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science by the national public broadcasting organization (RTVSLO). Bite the Science is a weekly series on the educational...

In this short post I would like to update you on some recent changes in the MF - Matrix Factorization Techniques for Data Mining Library. Recently, the library MF - Matrix Factorization Techniques for Data Mining has been moved and renamed. It is...

I have always been fascinated by the world of fractals and have been deeply enthusiastic exploring the maths behind them. This post is announcing the support of the fractal dimension computation in the MF - Matrix Factorization for Data Mining...

Google Summer of Code 2011 has finished. On 22th of August it was firm "pencils down" date and today, on 26th of August, has been final evaluation deadline. Therefore, it is time for a small review to be published here on my blog. I successfully...

It has been some time since my last post, but here is the new one. Perhaps the title sounds a bit inappropriate, but indeed it is well suited. Read till the end, where I explain it for those not figuring it yet (or consider it a puzzle :)) So,...

Impressions from Google Scholars' Retreat 2011, which took place last month in Zurich, Switzerland, where the Retreat for the EMEA region was organized, are great. It has really been a valuable experience to meet many Googlers, other scholars and ...

Also labeled: Google, Scholars' Retreat

One of the courses I attended this semester has been Computer Graphics (CG). I have spent some time studying algorithmic botany and especially L-systems, formal grammars for describing fractal objects. These can be used for generation of objects in...

Also labeled: Maths, Visualization

Yet another great news concering my (little) involvement with Google. I have written few weeks ago about being accepted to the Google Summer of Code 2011 with the project on matrix factorizations techniques in data mining for the Orange platform....

Google Team has shared a new Chrome experiment, called the WebGL Globe, namely the visualization platform for geographic data that runs in WebGL enabled browsers - Chrome, Firefox. (Check http://www.doesmybrowsersupportwebgl.com/ if your browser...

Also labeled: Visualization

Sniffit is simple network packet analyzer, which I implemented in C using libpcap library. Here is very short presentation, with list of functional requirements which Sniffit supports. Presentation.

Also labeled: Networking

Just today I returned from the Portugal, Lisbon, where Euroskills 2010 has been held. In the Office ICT Category (Informatics) I won two silver medals, one as a Project Manager of the team and second together with Slovenian team (members: me,...

Also labeled: EuroSkills

Tomorrow we are going to Lisbona,Portugal, to EuroSkills 2010, category Informatics. Details of our task at competition will be revealed after it. Some news on the contest will be published daily by rtvslo.si. The contest in our category is...

Also labeled: EuroSkills, Networking

When I started writing this article, the countdown said: ES 2010 in 17 days 0 hours 9 minutes, and 4 seconds. Since September we (the team of four) have actively devoted ourselves to the Office ICT Test Project, draft of the project which we will...

Also labeled: EuroSkills, Networking

It has been a while since SP 2010 has been released and since I have been developing quite a lot on SP 2007 and am now exploring 2010 version, I feel moral duty :) to write something about this latest version as well. So I decided to write something...

I've been following a course on Statistical Aspects of Data Mining lately, which is not what I will write about, but this article got inspiration from it. The software environment being used in this course is the R programming language, which is used...

Also labeled: Fractal