Figure from In the Advanced Matrix Factorization page, I have no listing for the phase transition section of the spectral clustering or its nonlinear cousin subspace clustering. Little did I know that Suresh Venkatasubramanian (from the GeomBlog fame) has written about it in his essay on clustering. In particular, he wrote this interesting entry entitled: Choosing the number of clusters III: Phase Transitions where he draws a connection with statistical
Large corporations have a strategy to get you fired once you’ve been bullied in the workplace. It’s transparent to anyone who cares to look, but the company would rather keep it a secret. It’s called “ambush firing.” What happens first is the target gets bullied. It usually takes several months for him to notice he […]
Can quantum physics help to diagnose schizophrenia and depression? A paper just published in the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease claims that a technique called ‘quantum resonance spectroscopy’ (QRS) can accurately diagnose various mental health problems. But is it quantum wizardry or magic quackery? According to the authors of the new paper, Zhang et […]The post The Mystery of “Quantum Resonance Spectroscopy” appeared first on Neuroskeptic.
A new journal dedicated to dog genetics and epidemiology, announced last year, is now online.The great news is that Canine Genetics and Epidemiology is free and promises to interpret the reports for dog breeders and others without a science background.Thus, in the first issue in a very useful article on The Genetics of Eye Disorders in the Dog by Cathryn Mellersh, we have this abstract:And then the journal helpfully offers this lay summary.:-)Actually, the journal is a
It’s Sunday again, and time for Weekend Writing Warriors (click on the logo above) and Snippet Sunday (click on the logo below.) Today I have another bit from Tourist Trap. Roi has finally managed to get his glider on the ground, and has time to think as he waits for the others to join him. […]