Monthly Archives: September 2005

Save Pasargad

We, the undersigned, regretfully have to inform all the inhabitants of our planet earth that one of the greatest parts of the historical heritage of human race is on the verge of permanent extinction. The Islamic Republic of Iran has … Continue reading

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My Exhausting Assignment

I have a very exciting assignment for my optimization course: calculate the Hessian matrix for a feedforward neural network. I don’t know if there is any simple trick for simplifying things, but the way I’m extending the usual backpropagation to … Continue reading

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GNUPlot and Octave

Just now, I’m doing some experiments using gnuplot! It is a cool software IMO! Moreover, I tried Octave and it was cool too. It is somehow (or even more!) like MatLab with the same command lines – as far as … Continue reading

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CSGSA BBQ

Today, we had an annual Computer Science Graduate Student Association (CSGSA) BBQ in Hawrelak park. I’m not that familiar with guys there (and I’m generaly a shy person), so I didn’t participate in all activities there, but overally it was … Continue reading

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Learning LaTeX

Well! Right now, I am learning LaTeX a tutorial and reading some LaTeX files simultaneously. It is a fun experiment, however, I do not like the deadline of the paper which I should prepare using this new word processor. If … Continue reading

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Intelligence and Your Interface

Many people believe that intelligence is an embodied phenomenon: one cannot be intelligent without having a body to interact with the environment. It is not definable at all. Moreover, intelligence or looking intelligent (which in someone’s opinion might be the … Continue reading

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