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Article: MLSS 2013, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen

This year I am participating at Machine Learning Summer School (MLSS) that is held in Tübingen, Germany. The Summer School offers an opportunity to learn about fundamental and advanced aspects of machine learning, data analysis and inference, from...

Article: CAMDA 2013: Matrix Factorization-Based Data Fusion for Drug-Induced Liver Injury Prediction

This work was recognized as first prize winner for excellent research at ISMB/ECCB CAMDA 2013 Conference. I am giving a talk at CAMDA 2013 Conference, which runs as a satellite meeting of ISMB/ECCB 2013 Conference. CAMDA focuses on challenges in the...

Article: Numerical Analysis of Matrix Functions

I have spent some time recently studying matrix functions, both from theoretical and computational perspective. There is a nice book by Nick J. Higham on functions of matrices, which I highly recommend to interested reader and which provides a...

Article: BioDay: Trends in Bioinformatics @Hekovnik

In May I participated at the first BioDay meeting organized by Hekovnik in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The aim of the BioDay events is the exchange of ideas, knowledge and fostering collaboration and networking between life scientists, computer scientists,...

Article: Preseren Award of U of Ljubljana, 2012

In first week of December U of Ljubljana celebrates traditional "Week of University" (Why?) during which numerous invited lectures, presentations and award ceremonies are organized. This year, I was awarded the faculty award for best students and...

Article: @Imperial College London, Department of Computing (Part II)

Recent days at Department of Computing, Imperial College London, were pleasant (though intense) and our efforts in data fusion produced some very good results. Below are images taken at Imperial and nearby Chrome Web Lab, located in Science Museum....

Article: @Imperial College London, Department of Computing (Part I)

I have just arrived to London, United Kingdom, where I will stay until the end of November this year. I will be working at Imperial College London, Department of Computing, Computational Network Biology Research Group led by Prof. Dr. Natasa Przulj. ...

Article: Undergraduate Thesis Defense

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...

Article: RTVSLO: Ugriznimo znanost (Bite the Science)

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...

Article: Renaming: MF - Matrix Factorization Techniques for Data Mining

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...

Article: Fractal Dimension Computation Support in MF Library

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...

Article: GSoC: MF - Matrix Factorization Techniques for Data Mining Review

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...

Article: What is the probability that the sun will rise tomorrow?

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,...

Also labeled: Computer Science, GSoC, Maths, Google, Orange

Article: Part1: Matrix Computations Notes

Constrained LS Problems Subset Selection Using SVD Total LS Comparing Subspaces Using SVD Some Modified Eigenvalue Problems Updating the QR Factorization //  

Also labeled: Maths