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In Praise of Plodders
My brother is some sort of mathematical prodigy. When I was in high school I would show him my toughest assignments. Although he was two years junior to me, he would stare at the problem for some minutes and then … Continue reading
A little intelligence, artificially.
KMeans is a windows console application to find clusters in data with any number of columns ( attributes ) using the KMeans algorithm ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K-means_clustering ) Usage: KMeans <data dimension> <data file path> <number of clusters> The iris data set ( … Continue reading
Talking to satellites
Starting work on SpaceCom to enable error free communication between satellites and the ground using the NASA TC SPACE DATA LINK PROTOCOL CCSDS 232.1-B-2
In the 1980s this Canso flying boat was photographed over the Gatineau Hills searching for ore deposits using a new electromagnetic system called SWEEPEM. Built in the 1940s to hunt submarines under the North Atlantic, the aircraft’s ability to flow … Continue reading
Nana is a cross-platform library for GUI programming in modern C++ style. v1.5.5 was released this week and includes a small contribution from me that allows application code to set the default width of text entry fields.
Hour of Code
Two little kids with big grins came to fetch me. Roy and Kasha looked as delighted as I felt to be rescued from the grey busyness going on among the grey adults in the school admin office. Up the stairs … Continue reading
A bus trip planner application for windows desktops coded in C++11, capable of finding the optimal trip between two locations through the Nottingham City bus network in less than 2 milliseconds. Features User inputs an unlimited number of bus timetables. … Continue reading
Conveyor Belt Pulley Design
Raven’s Point contributed to the development of a calculation engine to perform Finite Element Analysis ( FEA ) of conveyor belt pulley designs. The FEA code was optimized and parallelized so that it ran in a few seconds, numerous consistency and … Continue reading
cRunWatch GUI report
Added code timing profiler report in a string, so GUI applications can be profiled. cRunwatch
Stackoverflow Reputation Milestone
Today I reached 10,000 reputation points on stackoverflow.